Kapiti ELECTION 22

Ian Powell – New Council must put Gateway on hold August 7, 2022 District-wide councillor candidate Ian Powell says the Kapiti Island Gateway spending should be put on hold. “Should I be privileged to be elected as a…
Chris Papps  – Ōtaki Chair standing for Council August 4, 2022 Ōtaki Community Board Chair, Chris Papps, is standing for election as Ōtaki Ward Councillor. Ms Papps has been an elected member of the Board for…
Glen Cooper calls for common sense at Kapiti Council table August 3, 2022 Glen Cooper says his motivation for standing as a candidate for the Paraparaumu Ward has been a series of poor decisions by Council where they…
Ian Powell stands for Kapiti District-wide seat August 2, 2022 Ian Powell of Otaihanga says he is concerned at increased centralisation of decision making and can bring his experience to local council decision making. “For…
Guy Burns standing for Paraparaumu Community Board August 1, 2022 Guy Burns has announced he will be standing for the Paraparaumu Community Board. “I’ve decided to throw my hat in and stand for the Paraparaumu…
Meet the Kapiti Greater Wellington Candidates July 29, 2022 While Greater Wellington does not hold "Meet the Candidates" events, they will consider advertising candidate meetings. Greater Wellington will need to be informed by the…
Martin Halliday enters Kapiti Mayoral race (July 27, 2022) Popular Paraparaumu Ward Councillor Martin Halliday is asking for your vote in the upcoming local body elections, as he announces his campaign bid to be…
Asher Wilson-Goldman first official candidate for GWRC (July 25, 2022) Asher Wilson-Goldman is the first non-incumbent to nominate in the whole Greater Wellington region. “My nomination forms are in and I'm now officially a candidate…
Sophie Handford announces re-election bid for Kapiti Council (July 23, 2022) Sophie Handford won the Paekākāriki-Raumati ward seat in a landslide at the last election and it will take a brave candidate to take her on…
Bede Laracy stands for new Raumati Community Board (July 22, 2022) “Raumati is Kapiti’s shining jewel and those of us lucky enough to live here feel its special nature every day,” says Bede Laracy who is…
Kapiti Election 22 – It’s in the Ballot (July 21, 2022) It’s in the Ballot is coming to the Kapiti Coast for the 2022 local body elections, bringing a total of 8 Shows to the Kapiti…
Kapiti Mayoral candidate Chris Mitchell says Gateway spending ‘destructive and delusional’ (July 21, 2022) Kapiti Mayoral candidate Chris Mitchell says that now the election campaign has started, it’s time for those councillors who say that they no longer support…
Murray Lobb enters race for Kapiti Mayor (July 19, 2022) Kapiti businessman Murray Lobb says he will bring community based leadership to the Kapiti Mayoralty. Mr Lobb announced this week his candidacy for the top…
Coast Access Radio to interview candidates (July 17, 2022) Coast Access Radio, based in Waikanae, will be hosting a series of political candidate on-air interviews for the upcoming Kapiti elections. Respected political commentator Graham…
Asher Wilson-Goldman to stand for Greater Wellington Regional Council (July 17, 2022) Raumati resident Asher Wilson-Goldman has announced his candidacy for the Kāpiti Coast constituency of Greater Wellington Regional Council. “I want to be Kāpiti's voice in…
Chris Mitchell makes stand for Kapiti Mayoralty (July 16, 2022) Chris Mitchell was the first candidate to declare himself a starter for the Kapiti mayoral race back in April and has since been joined by…
Janet Holborow steps up for top role (July 14, 2022) Kapiti deputy-mayor Janet Holborow says she is ready to step up for the mayoralty in the October election. “With fifteen years’ experience under my belt,…
Cr McCann says Kāpiti needs a Mayor who listens and ensures council works for ratepayers (July 11, 2022) District wide Councillor Rob McCann says he is excited to enter the race for Mayor of Kāpiti in the upcoming elections. “I’m standing on an…
Elected positions for Kapiti candidates (July 11, 2022) There are several roles available for candidates on the Kapiti Coast. Roles you can stand for in Kapiti: Mayor (1)Councillor - District-wide (3)Councillor - Otaki…
Kapiti Chamber calls for Election Candidates (June 26, 2022) Local government elections on the Kāpiti Coast are fast approaching. Amidst the usual pre-election bustle, the Kāpiti Coast Chamber is calling for suitable candidates to…

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Ōtaki Community Board member

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