Covid-19

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… ...
Neighbours hold the key to surviving emergencies March 17, 2022 Getting to know your neighbours better is key to getting through emergencies, and this year the Kāpiti Coast District Council is teaming up with Neighbours… ...
Bids replace buckets in NZ Red Cross annual appeal March 17, 2022 Instead of popping your spare change into a Red Cross bucket for their street appeal this year, you could be bidding to buy a year’s… ...
Kapiti urged to Monitor for symptoms March 2, 2022 With active cases of Omicron increasing by the day in our local community, Kāpiti Coast District Mayor K Gurunathan is calling for residents to monitor… ...
Kapiti retirement villages hit with Covid February 22, 2022 Covid is currently sweeping through the country and has landed in Kapiti with two retirement villages reporting cases this week. In both cases the villages… ...
Kapiti health ranks boosted February 16, 2022 Kapiti has had a recent boost to its health ranks with the appointment of audiologist Dr Paul Catlow to Kapiti Hearing. There are significant numbers… ...

Council Meetings move to remote as case numbers grow February 8, 2022 To help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to keep staff and Kāpiti Coast communities safe, the Kapiti Council has made the decision to hold… ...
COVID – All of New Zealand will move to Red from 11:59pm, 23 January 2022 January 23, 2022 From 11:59pm tonight, 23 January 2022, all parts of New Zealand will move to the Red setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights) in response… ...
Kapiti Council – No Pass, No Entry January 21, 2022 Council extends need for vaccine pass to enter Civic building Kāpiti Coast District Council is extending the requirement for a vaccine pass to be carried… ...
Wilde about Medsafe (January 13, 2022) By Ian Powell Ian Powell is a former executive director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists. Oscar Wilde was an expert in satire, no… ...
Joe Pryor search ends in sadness (December 13, 2021) The weekend brought to a conclusion a two week search for Kapiti resident Joe Pryor with the discovery of his body at Devils Elbow on… ...
LOOK UP! Air Chathams returns to the skies (December 13, 2021) On Wednesday December 15th the Air Chathams fleet will be providing passenger service once again. Due to the recent COVID-19 lockdown in August of this… ...
Police remind revellers of the impacts of alcohol on decision-making and consent (December 3, 2021) As the country makes the transition into the COVID-19 Protection Framework, punters will be heading out in droves. But, remember when you’re out enjoying yourself… ...
Mayor urges Kāpiti to ‘get two shots for summer’ (November 25, 2021) Kāpiti Coast District Mayor K Gurunathan has welcomed the news that border rules are relaxing to allow Kiwis to return but warns there will continue to… ...
Kāpiti Food Fair falls to Covid (November 21, 2021) Organisers say it is with great sadness and disappointment that the Kāpiti Food Fair is announcing to its foodie community, near and far, that they… ...
Air Chathams mandates COVID-19 travel requirements (November 20, 2021) Travelling with Air Chathams is going to look a little different from mid-December as they advise customers of their new COVID-19 travel requirements. In line… ...
Kāpiti Food Fair Good to Go (November 5, 2021) In the lead up to Kāpiti’s premiere foodie event, the team behind the Kāpiti Food Fair say they are thrilled and hugely relieved to share… ...
Survey shows Sole Traders hard-hit by COVID (November 4, 2021) Australasia’s fastest-growing digital accountancy service, Hnry, has launched New Zealand’s first comprehensive sole trader sentiment index. Thursday, 4 November 2021 –New Zealand's first independent sentiment… ...
Kapiti ‘Strawsome’ Hospice fundraiser cancelled (October 30, 2021) For only the second time in 15 years, Mary Potter Hospice has cancelled its Kāpiti Strawberry Festival. The fundraising event that attracts thousands of people… ...
Incentives for Vaccinated Customers (October 18, 2021) Raygun, an award-winning software company, has announced it is on the way to being 100% immunised and is offering significant incentives to any new fully… ...
Covid and your personal records (October 17, 2021) Q&A: My COVID Record What if I had my vaccinations overseas? My COVID Record draws upon information in the national COVID-19 Immunisation Register (CIR). If… ...
Kapiti gets out to Saturday Vax (October 15, 2021) Martin Halliday, KCDC Ward Councillor for Paraparaumu got his second Covid shot this week at the the Kapiti Community Covid-19 Vaccination Centre 45B Te Roto… ...
Graeme Joyes chats with Jason Bei (October 10, 2021) Graeme Joyes chats with Kapiti acupuncturist Jason Bei https://www.coastaccessradio.org.nz/Programmes/Details.aspx?PID=1c867513-5233-4c0a-9214-02c296f4e2df Conversations is a popular programme on Kapiti’s Coast Access Radio where hosts Graeme Joyes or Todd… ...
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… ...
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… ...
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… ...
Local MPs visit Kapiti Vaccination Centre (September 15, 2021) Mana MP Barbara Edmonds and Otaki MP Terisa Ngobi were visitors this week at the Kapiti Vaccination Centre in Paraparaumu. "So good to be up… ...
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… ...
Paekakariki 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 Paekakariki.nz website's call… ...