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January 1, 2010

Spotting a Risky Investment

January 1, 2010

It is now much easier than it was to spot a risky investment. On 1 March, 2010 it became compulsory for all non-bank deposit takers (including finance companies, building societies and credit unions) to have a credit rating from an approved rating agency such as Standard & Poor, Moody or Fitch. The exceptions are those deposit takers with less than $20 million in deposits. Investors now have…

Kāpiti Coast Business Network – all welcome

January 1, 2010

Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is inviting anyone interested to attend their Kāpiti Coast Business Network.Date: Monday 9 February 2015Time: 5.15 to 7pmVenue: Kāpiti Club Inc32 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu BeachNo entry chargeBar charges applyInformalNo need to registerJust arriveAll welcome Second Monday each month (except January) Short business profiles presented.This meeting the guest speaker is Corrin Miller, owner of Smoooch Natural Products.No requirement to be a Member of the…


Rotary Club of Kāpiti – Trailer Raffle winners

June 24, 2010

Rotary Club of Kāpiti announces the winners of the Trailer Raffle drawn Thursday 10th June.1st Prize-Trailers and goods to value of $4,000, Anne Marie Gregory-Waikanae2nd Travel Voucher, value $500, Mrs H Dyson, Levin3rd- Travel Voucher, value $250, Mr Eric Revel ParaparaumuNet proceeds of $8,500 to Emergency Response Kits – for disasterrelief; Kāpiti Rotary Pathways Trust-towards building cycleway, pathway, bridleway from Paekākāariki to Ōtaki.Kāpiti Rotary would like to…

Laban says thank you to volunteers in Kāpiti

June 24, 2010

Mana MP Winnie Laban highlights the contribution of volunteer workers in Kāpiti for Volunteer Awareness Week 20 to 26 June. There have been several scheduled events in Mana over the week to celebrate the role of volunteers in the community. The theme of this year’s Volunteer Awareness Week is ‘Volunteering across the generations’. “I would like to thank all volunteers who give their time and energy to…

Volunteer Kāpiti – Open for business

June 23, 2010

Community organisations looking for volunteers and volunteers looking for volunteer roles no longer need to seek assistance from outside the Kāpiti Coast. A new Volunteer Centre Volunteer Kāpiti will provide this service to everyone on the Kāpiti Coast, from Pukerua Bay all the way up to Ōtaki. Volunteer Kāpiti was opened this week in a launch celebration that packed out the Kāpiti Community Centre. Mayor Jenny Rowan,…