Kapiti Business

Kapiti-Horowhenua Electra Business Award finalists named July 12, 2024 Organisers of the 2024 Electra & Business Innovation Awards say there were a remarkable number of entries from the Kāpiti and Horowhenua regions, showcasing exceptional… ...
Leap into the Hoop Club Kapiti Social League July 5, 2024 Hoop Club Kapiti's next Social Basketball League starts on 21 July 2024 and will run for 10 weeks on Sundays at Paraparaumu College. Games will start… ...
Kapiti Chamber commends police response July 1, 2024 The Kāpiti Business Chamber has commended local advocacy and the effective Police response following recent anti-social boy racer meet-ups. Local businesses are breathing a sigh… ...
Kapiti Law on the Move June 18, 2024 Jane Stevenson’s favourite business line is ‘At Kapiti Law we say relax, we’re only lawyers.’ Jane has been involved in Kapiti civil and legal society… ...
Otaki Market hosts Otaki Kids Workshop: Empowering young entrepreneurs June 9, 2024 The Otaki Market is thrilled to announce the Otaki Kids Workshop, a dynamic one-day event designed to empower young entrepreneurs and elevate their small businesses… ...
Electra Trustee Election completed June 8, 2024 The 2024 ELECTRA Trustee Election has been completed with Neil Mackay and John Yeoman being comfortably returned along with newcomer Corey Kennett. The candidate who… ...

Kāpiti Council focused on debt reduction in LTP June 4, 2024 Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow says prioritising the reduction of debt was the strongest message Council received leading into the Long-term Plan 2024–34 considerations. “A 17… ...
Kapiti E-Waste Recycling Day 8 June May 27, 2024 Cliff Gott from the Kapiti Combined Lions Clubs says on Saturday the 8th of June there will be a great way to clear some space… ...
Finance Minister Willis at Kapiti breakfast May 27, 2024 The Electra Business Breakfast is welcoming the Minister of Finance, Hon Nicola Willis hot on the heels of delivering her first budget on Thursday 30th May. She has been quoted… ...
Creating a bond among Kāpiti musicians (May 22, 2024) Paraparaumu-based distillery and tasting room The Bond Store will join forces with Mostly Music – Kāpiti’s guide to local music – to host a Muso… ...
Kāpiti community raises over $45,000 for Hospice (May 18, 2024) Mal Bird has done it again. With taking on organising the National Spearfishing Championship for the first time, he was gutted when this year’s fish… ...
Culinary icon Ruth Pretty moves on (May 16, 2024) After 36 years running an internationally renowned Te Horo business, Ruth Pretty has called time. Ruth and her Ōtaki-born husband, Paul Pretty, are retiring, and… ...
Neil MacKay announces Electra Trust bid (May 9, 2024) Current Electra Trust member Neil MacKay has announced his candidacy for a return to the trust at the upcoming election. Mr MacKay says Electra is… ...
Electra Business and Innovation Awards celebrates 30 years (April 29, 2024) The recent opening of the Electra Business and Innovation Awards process drew a full house at  Māoriland hub in Ōtaki. This is 30th year of… ...
Two-way traffic returns to Waikanae Bridge (April 14, 2024) NZTA Waka Kotahi have removed the southbound closure on Waikanae Bridge and opening it back up to two-way traffic. NZTA’s Emma Speight, Director Regional Relationships… ...
110km/h – NZTA plans to increase speed on Kapiti Expressway (April 9, 2024) The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) will begin consultation this month on raising speed limits for the Kāpiti Expressway to 110km/h. “Boosting economic growth and productivity… ...
Horowhenua Plan Change enables 3500 new homes (March 7, 2024) One of the most significant and transformational urban development projects in our history is a step closer, with the Proposed Plan Change 4 (Tara-Ika Growth… ...
Minimum Wage increase from 1 April 2024 (February 22, 2024) Kapiti employment recruitment company Star People is advising employers to have payment systems in place to meet the new minimum wage that starts on April… ...
Pay Cut for lowest earners (February 14, 2024) The news was all bad for minimum wage earners as Stats NZ show they have an effective pay cut. NZCTU President Richard Wagstaff is calling… ...
Kapiti celebrates International Women’s Day (February 13, 2024) Kapiti Women in Business are hosting guest Speaker Rosie Overcomer, as well as MC Catherine Scullin for this years International Women's Day Lunch on Friday… ...
Kapiti says no to Clip On traffic Chaos (January 21, 2024) By KCNews reporters Kapiti Coasters have had a hectic time of it over the last few years with major disruptions from roadworks and the saga… ...
Kids Market 1st anniversary a huge success (January 19, 2024) The first anniversary of the Otaki Kids Market in January 2024 was a huge success, boasting over 50 stalls operated by 80 enthusiastic tamariki and… ...
Why We Should All Shop Local During the Holiday Season (December 23, 2023) Supporting small business shops is a win for you and for your community (not to mention the people receiving your gifts!) Why shop local in… ...
Movember – a close shave looms (November 29, 2023) Movember, it isn't always pretty but the cause is superb. If you see friends and family and strangers wandering around the streets of Kapiti looking… ...
Kapiti gets $22million Water Upgrade (November 25, 2023) Kāpiti Coast District Council chief executive Darren Edwards this week signed the contract for a $22 million upgrade of the Waikanae Water Treatment Plant. "Council… ...
Supporting Men’s Mental Health with Movember Fundraiser (November 6, 2023) Soren Ebbett from Peter Jackson Plumbing in Kapiti says mental health is an important topic that affects both Men and Women, but it’s crucial to… ...
Kapiti business OUTFOX in award rush (October 30, 2023) Kapiti company OUTFOX (formerly Intelligensia) is New Zealand’s first women-owned cyber resiliencecompany supporting small to medium-sized businesses and they have been in the limelight recently,… ...
BusinessNZ CE Kirk Hope to address Kapiti Business Breakfast (October 24, 2023) Kapiti Electra Business Breakfast is hosting Kirk Hope, Chief Executive of BusinessNZ, at the November 2 event where he will share his observations of the… ...
Ōtaki’s Mini-Moguls Market (September 22, 2023) The upcoming Ōtaki Kids Market, set for Sunday, 8th October from 10 am to 2 pm, promises a unique gathering that celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit… ...