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Not all wounds bleed July 4, 2022 Kapiti acupuncture specialist Jason Bei has been taking a new approach to the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Injury and says the results so far… ...
No Quick Fix for Kapiti Housing Shortage June 29, 2022 By Cr Rob McCann There’s no quick fix to the housing crisis in New Zealand or the Kāpiti Coast, so when I was given the… ...
The engineer and the maintainer speak about Transmission Gully June 26, 2022 Transmission Gully, described as a game changer for the Kāpiti Coast, was a long time in the planning and construction but since it was opened… ...
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… ...
‘Men should treat their bodies like their cars’ June 26, 2022 By Conor English “A recent article suggested that "seven in 10 men would rather clean a toilet than go to a doctor". Further "when men… ...
Covid update June 26, 2022 Covid-19 update: Total number of cases in NZ tops 1.3m, with 4429 new community cases today More than 1.3 million cases of Covid-19 have now… ...
Tracey Jones speaker for Kapiti Entrepeneurs June 25, 2022 Guest speaker at the Kapiti 50+ Entrepreneur meeting this week is local entrepreneur Tracey Jones. The meeting is from 6.30pm-8.30pm on Monday June 27 in… ...
Reikorangi tree planting for Matariki June 22, 2022 The Reikorangi community is celebrating New Zealand's very first Matariki Public Holiday with a tree planting afternoon. Organisers say come along to the Reikorangi Hall… ...
Finding employment pathways for Kāpiti’s youth June 22, 2022 Work Ready Kāpiti recently hosted their first event for 2022 - the #SuperMeet. The #SuperMeet event was created to connect rangatahi and local employers in… ...
Kapiti invited to share views on Older people in the Workforce June 22, 2022 Organisers are inviting people from the local Kapiti communities to a 1-hour meeting to share their experience and views on older people in the workforce.… ...

Greater Wellington calls for community views on public transport fares  June 20, 2022 Public consultation on the Future Fares Review is open and Greater Wellington wants the community’s views on changes to our region’s public transport fares.   Greater… ...
Knockout time for Waikanae Open 8 Ball June 18, 2022 Play has resumed on day two of the prestigious Waikanae Open 8 Ball championships with the top eight seeds all comfortably through to the Championship… ...
Waikanae draws quality field to 8 Ball Champs June 17, 2022 The Waikanae Club is hosting the prestigious Waikanae Open 8 Ball Championship this weekend with a star-studded field of top cueists vying for the title.… ...

Clean sweep for Kapiti Petanque champions June 15, 2022 The Kapiti Petanque Club has produced a series of outstanding performances during the recent Champion of Champions Regional Petanque tournaments. Each club in the Wellington… ...
Reikorangi Road partially open overnight – 6.35pm June 14, 2022 Contractors have made good progress felling the dangerously damaged 15-metre-high trees on Reikorangi Road in Kāpiti reports Kāpiti Coast District Council. At 6pm Tuesday, most… ...
A Wrinkle in Time… June 14, 2022 This exhibition features some of the most prolific and talented artists including Declan Jack, Matthew Harris, Harry Elsworth, Erena Wylie, Pauline Johns, Michael O’Connell, Finn… ...

An “on the ground” view of Real Estate in Kapiti (June 13, 2022) By Sharalyn Fraser "There’s been quite a quick change in the real estate market across the entire country.  What this change looks like is different… ...
Dangerous trees close Reikorangi Road (June 13, 2022) Dangerously damaged 15-metre-high trees have forced the closure of Reikorangi Road in Waikanae tonight. The road is closed to the east of the Waikanae Water… ...
WREMO urges coastal residents in Kāpiti and Porirua to prepare for heavy swells (June 9, 2022) The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) is urging coastal residents in Kāpiti and Porirua to prepare for the Heavy Swell Warning in place from… ...
Kapiti Council says Law reform needed to help communities adapt to climate change (June 7, 2022) Kāpiti Coast District Council says local authorities are on the front line when it comes to helping their communities adapt to climate change and need… ...
We only want peace of mind (June 6, 2022) By Jan Thornborough – cyber security specialist based in Kāpiti These days you would think we’ve got enough to worry about with the pandemic, the… ...
COVID-19 continues to impact Kapiti Council facilities and services  (June 6, 2022) Kāpiti Coast District Council is continuing to make temporary changes across its community facilities as Omicron lingers in the community.   From this Sunday, 5 June,… ...
New Report highlights human impacts on Harbour Health (June 6, 2022) A comprehensive report from Greater Wellington, in partnership with Wellington Water, on the ecological health of the region’s largest harbour, Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington Harbour) has… ...
Southwards hosts Scots College students’ concert for Ukrainian children (June 6, 2022) Students from Scots College are very excited to present a concert in support of the children of Ukraine. Joining together with the generous team at… ...
Kapiti Foodbank Appeal on Saturday (May 27, 2022) ROTARY’S ANNUAL FOODBANK APPEAL is on this Saturday. Keep a look out at your local supermarket this Saturday, because it’s Rotary’s annual foodbank appeal. Volunteers… ...
Kapiti hosts distance swim competition (May 27, 2022) The Coastlands Aquatic Centre in Paraparaumu is putting another feather in its cap this Saturday by hosting the 2022 Distance Championships. The event is open… ...
Kapiti gets economic health check (May 22, 2022) Join Brad Olsen, Principal Economist at Infometrics, and other business leaders for insights on the Kāpiti Coast economy and Budget. “At the moment our view… ...
It’s a 10 for Kapiti Poets (May 19, 2022) Kāpiti Coast District Libraries annual poetry competition returns for the tenth year. Celebrate Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day by writing a poem on the theme… ...
Menopause driving you crazy? NO! (May 19, 2022) Do you have questions about menopause? You are not alone and you are not losing your mind! Menopause Experts are changing the way menopause is… ...
Kāpiti teenager launches debut novel at Waikanae craft market (May 16, 2022) A moving novel by local teenager Arlo Kelly is due to be published this month. Set on a wild East Coast beach, Echo is a… ...
It’s time to layer up (May 15, 2022) By Jan Thornborough - a cyber security specialist based in Kapiti It’s our go-to protection when the autumn leaves fall and the temperature drops. Winter… ...
Asher Wilson-Goldman to stand for Greater Wellington Regional Council (May 15, 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… ...
Heartland Flyer steams ahead (May 15, 2022) Despite the wet weather plenty turned out on Sunday to see the popular Heartland Flyer Steam train as it journeyed through the region. The Steam… ...
No Flag over Kapiti (May 14, 2022) Kapiti social issues campaigner Dale Evans was flying the flag for Kapiti this week with an impromptu flag raising ceremony at the Paraparaumu Police Station.… ...
Raumati artist off to paint the colours of Portugal (May 13, 2022) Raumati abstract artist Tania Dally is heading off for a three-month painting stint in Portugal, and is holding an exhibition of current works at her… ...
Women in Governance Awards 2022 (May 11, 2022) Nominations are now open for the 2022 New Zealand Women in Governance Awards. Nominate yourself, a colleague or your organisation for an award to celebrate… ...