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Not all wounds bleed July 4, 2022 Kapiti acupuncture specialist Jason Bei has been taking a new approach to the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Injury and says the results so far… ...
No Quick Fix for Kapiti Housing Shortage June 29, 2022 By Cr Rob McCann There’s no quick fix to the housing crisis in New Zealand or the Kāpiti Coast, so when I was given the… ...
Reikorangi tree planting for Matariki June 22, 2022 The Reikorangi community is celebrating New Zealand's very first Matariki Public Holiday with a tree planting afternoon. Organisers say come along to the Reikorangi Hall… ...
Kapiti invited to share views on Older people in the Workforce June 22, 2022 Organisers are inviting people from the local Kapiti communities to a 1-hour meeting to share their experience and views on older people in the workforce.… ...
Greater Wellington calls for community views on public transport fares  June 20, 2022 Public consultation on the Future Fares Review is open and Greater Wellington wants the community’s views on changes to our region’s public transport fares.   Greater… ...
Clean sweep for Kapiti Petanque champions June 15, 2022 The Kapiti Petanque Club has produced a series of outstanding performances during the recent Champion of Champions Regional Petanque tournaments. Each club in the Wellington… ...

Reikorangi Road partially open overnight – 6.35pm June 14, 2022 Contractors have made good progress felling the dangerously damaged 15-metre-high trees on Reikorangi Road in Kāpiti reports Kāpiti Coast District Council. At 6pm Tuesday, most… ...
A Wrinkle in Time… June 14, 2022 This exhibition features some of the most prolific and talented artists including Declan Jack, Matthew Harris, Harry Elsworth, Erena Wylie, Pauline Johns, Michael O’Connell, Finn… ...
An “on the ground” view of Real Estate in Kapiti June 13, 2022 By Sharalyn Fraser "There’s been quite a quick change in the real estate market across the entire country.  What this change looks like is different… ...
Dangerous trees close Reikorangi Road (June 13, 2022) Dangerously damaged 15-metre-high trees have forced the closure of Reikorangi Road in Waikanae tonight. The road is closed to the east of the Waikanae Water… ...
WREMO urges coastal residents in Kāpiti and Porirua to prepare for heavy swells (June 9, 2022) The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) is urging coastal residents in Kāpiti and Porirua to prepare for the Heavy Swell Warning in place from… ...
Kapiti Council says Law reform needed to help communities adapt to climate change (June 7, 2022) Kāpiti Coast District Council says local authorities are on the front line when it comes to helping their communities adapt to climate change and need… ...
We only want peace of mind (June 6, 2022) By Jan Thornborough – cyber security specialist based in Kāpiti These days you would think we’ve got enough to worry about with the pandemic, the… ...
COVID-19 continues to impact Kapiti Council facilities and services  (June 6, 2022) Kāpiti Coast District Council is continuing to make temporary changes across its community facilities as Omicron lingers in the community.   From this Sunday, 5 June,… ...
Southwards hosts Scots College students’ concert for Ukrainian children (June 6, 2022) Students from Scots College are very excited to present a concert in support of the children of Ukraine. Joining together with the generous team at… ...
Kapiti Foodbank Appeal on Saturday (May 27, 2022) ROTARY’S ANNUAL FOODBANK APPEAL is on this Saturday. Keep a look out at your local supermarket this Saturday, because it’s Rotary’s annual foodbank appeal. Volunteers… ...
Kapiti hosts distance swim competition (May 27, 2022) The Coastlands Aquatic Centre in Paraparaumu is putting another feather in its cap this Saturday by hosting the 2022 Distance Championships. The event is open… ...
It’s a 10 for Kapiti Poets (May 19, 2022) Kāpiti Coast District Libraries annual poetry competition returns for the tenth year. Celebrate Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day by writing a poem on the theme… ...
Menopause driving you crazy? NO! (May 19, 2022) Do you have questions about menopause? You are not alone and you are not losing your mind! Menopause Experts are changing the way menopause is… ...
It’s time to layer up (May 15, 2022) By Jan Thornborough - a cyber security specialist based in Kapiti It’s our go-to protection when the autumn leaves fall and the temperature drops. Winter… ...
Heartland Flyer steams ahead (May 15, 2022) Despite the wet weather plenty turned out on Sunday to see the popular Heartland Flyer Steam train as it journeyed through the region. The Steam… ...
No Flag over Kapiti (May 14, 2022) Kapiti social issues campaigner Dale Evans was flying the flag for Kapiti this week with an impromptu flag raising ceremony at the Paraparaumu Police Station.… ...
Online Mother’s Day bargains are not always what they seem (May 6, 2022) By Jan Thornborough It’s that time again when the unprepared amongst us have only just realised that it’s Mother’s Day this weekend. Quick! Jump online… ...
Kāpiti Run for Youth 2022 Goes Virtual – Wraps and Pays (May 6, 2022) “When the Government announced back in February the move to Phase 3 of the Whero Red traffic light in the fight against Omicron we knew… ...
Pilates Day for Kapiti (May 2, 2022) Kapiti’s Z Health Studio has declared May as Pilates Month and is expecting an influx of people wanting to get the best of health heading… ...
Huge Lions Book Fair in Waikanae (May 2, 2022) Looking for some excellent reading material as we head towards winter – the Kapiti Combined Lions Charity Book Fair has all you need. This year’s… ...
Coastlands sponsors premier MAHARA exhibition gallery (April 25, 2022) The premier exhibition space in the new MAHARA Gallery will be known as the Coastlands Gallery in recognition of a contribution of $150,000 to the… ...
Kapiti gets 7.5% rates hike (April 25, 2022) Kapiti Council says throughout their planning for the Annual Plan 2022/23 they have kept the impact of decisions on rates at the forefront. “For 2022/23… ...
Businesses and families make a social impact in their community (April 5, 2022)   By Stuart Ayres – Chief Executive of Jackbord Works The JackBord Educational System was designed by Jack Penman -a teacher- for Year 9 -13… ...