Entertainment

Love Linda in Paekakariki April 4, 2022 A one-woman musical and theatrical journey, telling the story of Linda Lee Thomas, the Southern beauty who was the driving force behind legendary songwriter Cole… ...
Transmission Gully brings record numbers to Tramway April 4, 2022 The first weekend of the new Transmission Gully Motorway saw record numbers of visitors to the Wellington Tramway Museum at Queen Elizabeth Park on the… ...
Kapiti events fund opens to major events March 18, 2022 Events fund opens to major events and events with major potential The Major Events Fund, a key action of the Kāpiti Coast Economic Development Strategy,… ...
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… ...
Pearl and Florrie’s Musical Mural November 21, 2021 Meet for a cuppa and a few inspirational words and a viewing of the classic animation Pearl, Florrie and the Bull at St Peters Hall.… ...
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… ...

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… ...
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… ...
Reikorangi set for Spring Fling October 27, 2021 Following last year’s successful event the Reikorangi Residents Association are again presenting their Spring Fling! Country Fair. Organisers say there will be plenty of activities… ...
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… ...
Mary Poppins takes off in Kapiti (October 7, 2021) The current Kapiti production of Mary Poppins is a great reminder that you don’t always have to go to Broadway to see a Broadway show.… ...
Kapiti 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… ...
Kapiti Broadcaster Goes Nationwide (September 15, 2021) Kapiti radio supremo Todd Zaner has been a well heard voice on the airwaves, having been listened to in a number of towns and cities,… ...
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… ...
Jeff Simmonds reads A Rope for Harry Fat (August 30, 2021) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywS_C5eLmrc Kapiti singer songwriter, musician, filmmaker Jeff Simmonds reads a classic Kiwi poem, in this NZ Poetry Month. “Here's a post for National Poetry Day.… ...
Otaki 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… ...
Kapiti 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… ...
Film-maker to give talk in Kapiti (August 3, 2021) The Kapiti 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… ...
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… ...
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… ...
Māoriland Presents Anika Moa – New Date (June 7, 2021) E te iwi, this is a reminder that due to ill health, Anika Moa was unable to join us for her show scheduled for this… ...
Russian Opera Star visits Kapiti (June 7, 2021) Russian opera singer Olga Shanina’s first concert at Southward’s Theatre will be a memorable evening for lovers of fine singing.   The international star is brought… ...
Kapiti gets The Jac Jazz (May 30, 2021) Music Critic Simon Sweetman says of The Jac concert "The Jac continues to go from strength to strength...the collision, the collaboration, the combination intoxicating. This… ...
Kapiti Chorale and Brass Band join forces (May 12, 2021) The Kapiti Chorale and the Kapiti Brass band joined forces recently for a magnificent concert featuring composers from around the world. The centrepiece was John… ...
Music Marathon for Kapiti (May 10, 2021) MAY 15 AT 2 PM UTC+12 – MAY 16 AT 7 PM UTC+12 Local Scene Music Marathon! The Local Scene Kapiti, are hosting a Music Marathon… ...
Directions in Jazz: West Coast/Cool Jazz (May 10, 2021) FRIDAY AT 7 PM UTC+12; St Peters Village Hall, Paekākāriki Recently returned from 20 years performing abroad, award-winning pianist Duncan Haynes presents Directions in Jazz,… ...
Meccano Show draws big crowds (March 20, 2021) Hundreds of visitors turned out to see the many displays on show at the National Meccano Exhibition at the Waikanae Memorial Hall on Saturday. The… ...
Kapiti raves for Gold Dust Woman (February 26, 2021) The Gold Dust Woman Show had a good deal of hype leading up to the event last week in Kapiti, so what was the verdict.… ...
Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty Tribute in Kapiti (February 16, 2021) Seven Wonders Fleetwood Mac Showcase was formed in 2018. Through growth and determination has now evolved into the ultimate experience that is - Stevie Nicks… ...
Climate Action Workshop storms into Kapiti Coast (November 16, 2021) While world leaders are grappling with the ‘where to from here’ at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, in the UK, New Zealand’s Sustainable Business… ...
Weather warning for Kapiti (September 9, 2021) Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMOnz) WEATHER WARNINGS: Wellington, Wairarapa and Kapiti There are strong wind warnings in place for WELLINGTON and the WAIRARAPA including… ...
Kapiti Mayor slams Covidiots (August 21, 2021) Kapiti Mayor Gurunathan says community idiots are at it again “Residents living around the Waikanae Estuary Scientific Reserve have reported two incidents where motorcyclists have… ...
Grazing Land put out to pasture at Queen Elizabeth Park (August 15, 2021) Major restoration work has begun at Queen Elizabeth Park (QEP) and Kaitoke Regional Park to provide a permanent carbon sink for the region that will cut… ...
Kapiti Council culls Canada geese (August 1, 2021) Kāpiti Coast District Council has taken steps to control the population of Canada geese currently in the Kāpiti area. Canada geese have been a growing… ...
Kapiti CE in firing line after letter bombshell (July 12, 2021) In an unprecedented move, a public meeting in Waikanae on Sunday called for the resignation of the Kapiti Council’s chief executive Wayne Maxwell. The meeting,… ...
Kapiti Kids Planting for the Future (July 8, 2021) Tamariki from three schools across Kāpiti took the future of our environment into their own hands by getting them dirty at Greater Wellington’s tree planting… ...
Clean Up Week launches for 2021 (July 5, 2021) Keep New Zealand Beautiful is once again asking Kiwis to 'Do the Right Thing' and come together to make a collective difference by getting involved… ...
Kapiti Cr bids to keep recycling Centre Open (June 20, 2021) Councillor Jackie Elliott is waging a campaign to keep the well used Waikanae Recycling Centre open after a move by Council to close it down.… ...
KCDC grants support waste reduction (June 14, 2021) Kāpiti community groups, iwi, schools, neighbourhood groups and businesses can apply for funding to support innovative solutions for reducing waste until 25 July. Waste Levy… ...
Major 1080 drop for Kapiti Forest (June 7, 2021) The Akatarawa Forest (see map) on the Kapiti Coast is undergoing a significant 1080 drop through the month of June and residents are advised to… ...
Helping fish migrate and spawn in Kapiti waterways (June 7, 2021) Greater Wellington is working with landowners to identify fish passage barriers in Kāpiti Coast waterways, a programme that connects to larger initiative with local iwi,… ...
Big Hunter Turnout Expected For ‘Second Opening’ Of The Season (June 2, 2021) The long weekend ahead is being heralded by many duck hunters in the lower North Island as the “second opening” of the season, and Fish… ...
Gold Coin Community Day at Ngā Manu Nature Reserve (June 2, 2021) Monday 7 June, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Ngā Manu Nature Reserve would like to say “a massive thank you to all our supporters and… ...
Takutai Kāpiti tackles coastline challenges (June 1, 2021) Kapiti Council is moving ahead with its commitment to prioritise how the district responds to coastal challenges in the face of a changing climate, and… ...
Greater Wellington’s environmental award (May 12, 2021) Greater Wellington’s Low Carbon Acceleration (LCA) Fund, established to accelerate the action required for Greater Wellington to meet ambitious climate goals, received national recognition at… ...
Kapiti Kiwi Night Encounter (April 13, 2021) This is your chance to share in the night world of kiwi. Watch our birds as they emerge from their daytime slumber and engage in… ...
Kapiti Recycling to get Makeover (March 17, 2021) Kapiti Rotary Club president Shirley Stratton led a large team of volunteers in assembling and delivering new recycling bins throughout Kapiti. Kapiti residents will now… ...
Lower Carbon Emissions call for Greater Wellington Region (February 9, 2021) Consultation calls for lower carbon emissions, safer roads and a more connected transport network across the Wellington region Public consultation is open for the Regional… ...
Climate Commission: NZ on track to miss methane targets (January 23, 2021) A principal analyst for the Climate Change Commission told a public webinar that more needs to be done to reduce agricultural emissions or the country will… ...