Incentives for Vaccinated Customers

Incentives for Vaccinated Customers

Raygun, an award-winning software company, has announced it is on the way to being 100%…

October 18, 2021
Covid and your personal records

Covid and your personal records

Q&A: My COVID Record What if I had my vaccinations overseas? My COVID Record draws…

October 17, 2021
Kāpiti gets out to Saturday Vax

Kāpiti gets out to Saturday Vax

Martin Halliday, KCDC Ward Councillor for Paraparaumu got his second Covid shot this week at…

October 15, 2021

Graeme Joyes chats with Jason Bei

October 10, 2021

Graeme Joyes chats with Kāpiti acupuncturist Jason Bei Conversations is a popular programme on Kāpiti’s Coast Access Radio where hosts Graeme Joyes or Todd Zaner talk to local people about their interests, their lives, the things that motivate and excite them. In the latest episode Graeme Joyes talks with renowned acupuncturist Jason Bei about, health, wellness, and the impacts on Covid and how to deal with…

Vaccination key to avoiding future lockdowns

September 22, 2021

In the wake of the most recent Alert Level 4 lockdown Kāpiti Coast District Mayor K Gurunathan is urging residents to get vaccinated. “Vaccination will give our community an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and will help prevent future lockdowns. “The Delta variant moves fast, and the Auckland and Australian situation has shown us that this virus is not choosy. “I accept that there is a…

Unwanted laptops needed during lockdown

September 19, 2021

As the covid pandemic continues, leading national tech non-government organisation NZTech, has put a call out to New Zealanders and remind them that not everyone has access to devices to keep working or learning during lockdowns. Kiwis should donate their unwanted computers, laptops, tablets or chargers during lockdown to help those students who don’t have electronic devices. It is so difficult for many students in Aotearoa to…

Metlink offers free travel to vaccination events and centres

September 19, 2021

Metlink will be offering free travel on buses and trains to anyone getting their COVID-19 vaccination from Monday 20 September 2021 as part of a coordinated effort to boost attendance at vaccination centres and events across the region. The free travel be available for anyone heading for a vaccination says Scott Gallacher, General Manager of Metlink. “We’ve been working with Waka Kotahi and the District Health Boards to…

Local MPs visit Kāpiti Vaccination Centre

September 15, 2021

Mana MP Barbara Edmonds and Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi were visitors this week at the Kāpiti Vaccination Centre in Paraparaumu. “So good to be up on the Kāpiti Coast to see how our vaccination roll out is going. Terisa Ngobi – MP for Ōtaki and I popped into the Tū Ora Kāpiti Vaccination Centre to see the awesome team who have been busy right through the lock…

Kāpiti Businesses Adjust to Level 3 – Supporting Local Vital

September 5, 2021

As much of the country moved to COVID-19 Level 3, many Kāpiti businesses opened their doors again in a contactless way – but whether or not customers choose to prioritise supporting local companies in Levels 3 and then 2, may make a huge difference to their future survival. A recent survey of local businesses in its membership by the Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce found that all…

Paekākāriki shoots Covid

September 4, 2021

Exterior World: A community photo-essay of scenes from a lockdown walk PHOTO ESSAY / Village-wide contributions Many Paekākāriki locals responded to the excellent Paekākā website’s call to send in photos while out and about on their 2021 lockdown walks. Here’s an essay hand-picked by illustrations editor Mark Coote. “Many thanks to our contributors: Amy Delahunty, Carolyn Parker, Himiona Grace, Ngaere MacKinnon, Bridget Pidford, Jan McKenzie, Penny Ehrhardt, Julia Truscott, Maree White, Mark…

Kāpiti Mayor slams Covidiots

August 21, 2021

Kāpiti Mayor Gurunathan says community idiots are at it again “Residents living around the Waikanae Estuary Scientific Reserve have reported two incidents where motorcyclists have breached Alert Level 4 protocols. Both have occurred within a 15 hour period.” The Mayor says in the latest incident the dirt bike rider had come tearing through the ecologically sensitive reserve, parked his bike which had no registration, did some fishing…

Ōtaki Players let the sunshine in

August 19, 2021

HAIR – THE ROCK MUSICAL, OTAKI PLAYERS SOCIETY. AUGUST 2021 PRODUCTION Reviewed by PENELOPE HAINES For those of us who came of age in the late 1960’s, the impact of the musical Hair was unavoidable. The cheerful, singable numbers broadcast on radio pop-stations, spoke to the aspirations of our age-group. “Let the sunshine in,” “Aquarius,” “Good morning Starshine” ….. In that age of optimism, we sang them…

Kāpiti supermarkets ready for mandatory masks

August 19, 2021

Masks are now mandatory when visiting supermarkets, services stations and all public transport during Covid Level 4. Countdown supermarket in Waikanae say they have not had any issues and if customers arrive without a mask they are given one. New World say they have not had any issues with requiring masks and customers are happy to comply. Countdown say they wanted customers to know that in line…

Kāpiti Council operating limited services during Alert Level 4

August 18, 2021

Kāpiti Coast District Council is now operating under its Alert Level 4 service levels reports Mayor K Gurunathan. “Our main priority during this event is to support the national response, and the health and wellbeing of the Kāpiti Coast community and Council staff,” says Mayor K Gurunathan. Our Alert Level 4 service levels are designed to deliver essential services while keeping our community and staff safe.” Service…