Entertainment

Graeme Joyes chats with Jason Bei

Graeme Joyes chats with Jason Bei

Graeme Joyes chats with Kāpiti acupuncturist Jason Bei https://www.coastaccessradio.org.nz/Programmes/Details.aspx?PID=1c867513-5233-4c0a-9214-02c296f4e2df Conversations is a popular programme on…

October 10, 2021
Mary Poppins takes off in Kāpiti

Mary Poppins takes off in Kāpiti

The current Kāpiti production of Mary Poppins is a great reminder that you don’t always…

October 7, 2021
Kāpiti Food Fair gearing up for big day

Kāpiti Food Fair gearing up for big day

With just over two months to go, the team behind the Kāpiti Food Fair have…

October 1, 2021
Kāpiti Broadcaster Goes Nationwide

Kāpiti Broadcaster Goes Nationwide

Kāpiti radio supremo Todd Zaner has been a well heard voice on the airwaves, having…

September 15, 2021
Crystal out for One Dollar Pizza

Crystal out for One Dollar Pizza

Here we go! Auckland based Wellingtonian CRYSTAL takes us on a tour of the sand…

September 1, 2021
Jeff Simmonds reads A Rope for Harry Fat

Jeff Simmonds reads A Rope for Harry Fat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywS_C5eLmrc Kāpiti singer songwriter, musician, filmmaker Jeff Simmonds reads a classic Kiwi poem, in this…

August 30, 2021
Ōtaki Players let the sunshine in

Ōtaki Players let the sunshine in

HAIR – THE ROCK MUSICAL, OTAKI PLAYERS SOCIETY. AUGUST 2021 PRODUCTION Reviewed by PENELOPE HAINES…

August 19, 2021

Graeme Joyes chats with Jason Bei

October 10, 2021

Graeme Joyes chats with Kāpiti acupuncturist Jason Bei https://www.coastaccessradio.org.nz/Programmes/Details.aspx?PID=1c867513-5233-4c0a-9214-02c296f4e2df 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…

Mary Poppins takes off in Kāpiti

October 7, 2021

The current Kāpiti production of Mary Poppins is a great reminder that you don’t always have to go to Broadway to see a Broadway show. A pre-opening show was held on Tuesday night at the Te Raukura ki Kāpiti Coastlands Theatre and on a night when everything that can go wrong usually does, very little did. The shadow of Covid still looms large with audience members spaced…

Kāpiti Food Fair gearing up for big day

October 1, 2021

With just over two months to go, the team behind the Kāpiti Food Fair have started their official countdown to event day – and they are sharing more about the vendor line up they have planned for December 4th. “As the Fair is a pre-Christmas event, we provide an opportunity for our vendors to package their products for visitors to sample, buy gifts or to stock-up their…

Kāpiti Broadcaster Goes Nationwide

September 15, 2021

Kāpiti radio supremo Todd Zaner has been a well heard voice on the airwaves, having been listened to in a number of towns and cities, and now he can be heard right across New Zealand. Veteran broadcaster Zaner has been employed by Radio New Zealand as a Stand-By/Casual host of the All Night Programme, on RNZ National. Mr Zaner says he was honoured to be asked to…

Crystal out for One Dollar Pizza

September 1, 2021

Here we go! Auckland based Wellingtonian CRYSTAL takes us on a tour of the sand dunes in her latest video for “One Dollar Pizza” directed by Ben Dickens, which showcases the beautiful scenery of small coastal town Foxton Beach. Inspired by a family holiday to New York City a few years ago, “One Dollar Pizza” explores CRYSTAL’s first time visiting the city as an adult. “I was…

Jeff Simmonds reads A Rope for Harry Fat

August 30, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywS_C5eLmrc Kāpiti singer songwriter, musician, filmmaker Jeff Simmonds reads a classic Kiwi poem, in this NZ Poetry Month. “Here’s a post for National Poetry Day. This is a James K Baxter poem I learned 40 years ago in the 6th form for Father O’Connell’s English class. “It is about Edward Thomas Te Whiu, who was one of the last people to be hanged in NZ, back in…

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 Chorale Lifts the Spirits

August 11, 2021

By Norma McCallum ‘Music in the Time of COVID ‘  … title of a new novel? Well it could be but during these times of crisis one ‘Lifting the Spirits’ thing is generally agreed upon – listen to your favourite music.  And there is the added bonus in this country, our little Team of 5 million,  to actually go to a concert. The Kāpiti Chorale’s ‘wounded ‘director…

Film-maker to give talk in Kāpiti

August 3, 2021

The Kāpiti Friends of the Library are hosting film-maker John Reid on Sunday 8 August 2:00 pm in the Paraparaumu Library Meeting Room. The well-known film-maker John Reid will talk about film making and his superb history Whatever it Takes: Pacific Films and John O’Shea 1948-2000. Please pass this on to everyone you think will be interested. Refreshments will be served from 1:45 pm. A koha is…

Prize-winning Pianist for Waikanae

July 18, 2021

Young Christchurch pianist, Lixin Zhang, due to perform for the Waikanae Music Society on Sunday 1 August, has just won the Silver Medal in the prestigious Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Piano Competition in the United States.  Based in Salt Lake City, the competition is the second most important piano competition in the United States and has launched the careers of many outstanding international performers. Because of…

Club Vista and RSA AGM

June 29, 2021

Level 1 is back and so is Club Vista!!This Sunday is the AGMS for Paraparaumu Memorial RSA commencing at 9-30am, and Club Vista at 10-30am. 32 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach  Please make sure you attend your AGM and help ensure there is a quorum for each meeting.  If you are attending the RSA meeting at9-30am please stay on for the Club Vista AGM at 10-30am.The remit regarding the proposal to sell the tenancies on Maclean Street…

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