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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,…

COUNCIL OF ELDERS, KAPITI COAST

April 14, 2010

Do you Reside on the Kāpiti Coast?Have concerns to express?Have suggestions to enhance the lifestyle of older people in the District?We are an independent voice liaising with KCDC and the Community on issues that concern and affect older people in this districtWe are active in promoting concerns of our age groupYou are welcome to attend any of Council of Elders’ meetings which start at 1pm:Wednesday 28 April,…

Great Kāpiti Characters – Selwyn (Selly) Earnest Hyde

January 1, 2010

A man of Initiative; to plagiarise JFK, Selly asked not what his community could do for him but what he could do for the community. Born in June, 1925, he has a Model T the same vintage along with a Model A and Ford coupe V8. Now at the tender age of 84 we take time to look back and honour one of our affable, larger than…