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Major 1080 drop for Kāpiti Forest

Major 1080 drop for Kāpiti Forest

The Akatarawa Forest (see map) on the Kāpiti Coast is undergoing a significant 1080 drop…

June 7, 2021
Metlink celebrates more women working in rail

Metlink celebrates more women working in rail

Metlink’s rail operator Transdev Wellington is seeing a growing diversity within the team, with women…

June 7, 2021
Helping fish migrate and spawn in Kāpiti waterways

Helping fish migrate and spawn in Kāpiti waterways

Greater Wellington is working with landowners to identify fish passage barriers in Kāpiti Coast waterways,…

June 7, 2021
Russian Opera Star visits Kāpiti

Russian Opera Star visits Kāpiti

Russian opera singer Olga Shanina’s first concert at Southward’s Theatre will be a memorable evening…

June 7, 2021
Green Light for Ōtaki to Levin expressway

Green Light for Ōtaki to Levin expressway

At Thursday’s Electra Business Breakfast Deputy PM Grant Roberston announced confirmation of funding for the…

June 3, 2021
Big Hunter Turnout Expected For ‘Second Opening’ Of The Season

Big Hunter Turnout Expected For ‘Second Opening’ Of The Season

The long weekend ahead is being heralded by many duck hunters in the lower North…

June 2, 2021
Gold Coin Community Day at Ngā Manu Nature Reserve

Gold Coin Community Day at Ngā Manu Nature Reserve

Monday 7 June, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Ngā Manu Nature Reserve would like to…

June 2, 2021
Takutai Kāpiti tackles coastline challenges

Takutai Kāpiti tackles coastline challenges

Kāpiti Council is moving ahead with its commitment to prioritise how the district responds to…

June 1, 2021
Have your say on neighbourhood playground renewals

Have your say on neighbourhood playground renewals

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is refreshing three Kāpiti playgrounds over the next financial year,…

June 1, 2021
Get—Go Futures Day connects students with employers

Get—Go Futures Day connects students with employers

The second Get—Go Futures Day was held on Friday the 21st of May, providing the…

May 31, 2021
Kāpiti gets The Jac Jazz

Kāpiti gets The Jac Jazz

Music Critic Simon Sweetman says of The Jac concert “The Jac continues to go from…

May 30, 2021
CD Practice Tsunami Scenario

CD Practice Tsunami Scenario

Kāpiti Council staff and agency representatives joined others from across the Wellington region, donning their…

May 29, 2021
Kāpiti Horowhenua early awards winners

Kāpiti Horowhenua early awards winners

The Electra Business & Innovation Awards has drawn three winners to start the 2021 Awards…

May 27, 2021
Holly Robinson to feature in official Paralympic video game

Holly Robinson to feature in official Paralympic video game

NZ Paralympian Holly Robinson will feature in the first official Paralympics video game ‘The Pegasus…

May 27, 2021
Kāpiti family seeks housing help

Kāpiti family seeks housing help

With the price of property going through the roof, and buyers having to stump up…

May 24, 2021

Arts News

Creative Communities grants awarded with COVID-19 in mind

November 13, 2020

Seventeen Kāpiti arts projects have been awarded funding through the latest round of the Creative Communities Scheme.The Kāpiti Coast District Council has awarded $23,000 to a diverse range of arts initiatives, including children’s theatre projects, music performances, art and writing workshops, photography exhibitions and a mural project.Chair of Creative Communities Grants Allocation Subcommittee Jackie Elliott says the funding recipients will play an important part in the Kāpiti…

Kāpiti Arts Trail celebrates twenty-year journey of creativity

October 15, 2020

Kāpiti is gearing up for the District’s iconic annual art event in November, with over 100 artists signed up to show their artworks.Held over the weekends of the 7/8 and 14/15 of November, this year will be particularly special as it marks the popular event’s twentieth anniversary.The Kāpiti Arts Trail began in 2001, and with the support of local artists and the Kāpiti Coast District Council has…

Kāpiti Hip Hop Crew looking sharp!

September 1, 2020

Seven Kāpiti teenagers who love to dance form the Omega Hip Hop Crew at Judith Fuge Dance School (JFDS). The Crew were placed together as a team in February this year, to perform in competitions throughout the year. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 and the subsequent Alert Level 4 lockdown, dance practice and competitions were shut down. At this time the Crew didn’t have a dance or a…

Business News

Balancing the Budget with Chris Money

June 10, 2021

“Please come and join us for drinks and nibbles on June 24, to hear how Budget 2021 delivers (or not) for you and its implications on the Horowhenua and New Zealand’s economy. “Whether it be Ōtaki to North of Levin or the recent health reform announcement, Budget 2021 will impact Horowhenua – like all communities in New Zealand.  “Having led the New Zealand Treasury’s budget support to the Minister of Finance across…

Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce hosts David Seymour for lively post-Budget event

June 7, 2021

A lively and humorous analysis of the 2021 Budget by Act leader David Seymour drew an engaged crowd at a Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce event on Monday evening. Around 60 people, including former Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae, came to hear Seymour’s perspective at the event, where attendees had the opportunity to quiz him on a range of different topics. Seymour said he believed the Budget,…

Get—Go Futures Day connects students with employers

May 31, 2021

The second Get—Go Futures Day was held on Friday the 21st of May, providing the opportunity for all Year 10 students in Horowhenua to visit two different employers to explore future employment options. Futures Day also provided students the ability to connect their learning at school to a workplace environment. The Get—Go Futures Day event was delivered by the new employment initiative, Get—Go, in partnership with Horowhenua…

Business News

Balancing the Budget with Chris Money

June 10, 2021

“Please come and join us for drinks and nibbles on June 24, to hear how Budget 2021 delivers (or not) for you and its implications on the Horowhenua and New Zealand’s economy. “Whether it be Ōtaki to North of Levin or the recent health reform announcement, Budget 2021 will impact Horowhenua – like all communities in New Zealand.  “Having led the New Zealand Treasury’s budget support to the Minister of Finance across…

Major 1080 drop for Kāpiti Forest

June 7, 2021

The Akatarawa Forest (see map) on the Kāpiti Coast is undergoing a significant 1080 drop through the month of June and residents are advised to stay away from the drop area. Greater Wellington’s biodiversity team say they are undertaking an aerial possum control operation in the Akatarawa Forest, using the biodegradable pesticide, sodium fluoroacetate (1080). Non-toxic pre-feed application has occurred, and aerial baiting of 1080 is expected during…

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 week at the Māoriland Hub. The event date has been postponed to Saturday August 7, 2021 at Māoriland Hub. The team from iTICKET have contacted existing ticket holders, all of whom have been transferred to the new date. If you have not…

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