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Kapiti Firefighters in Sky Tower Challenge August 6, 2022 Firefighters from the Waikanae, Paraparaumu, and Otaki Volunteer Fire Brigades are set to take on the challenge of climbing the Sky Tower to raise funds… ...
August Gardening with Henri Ham August 3, 2022 This year's winter has been wet and dreary but many hardworking gardeners are already preparing to welcome spring a few weeks early.  It's the perfect… ...
Flower Power to slow drivers August 1, 2022 Kapiti seems to have developed a mania for Traffic Lights. Waikanae will have three sets in the space of about 200 metres. So is there… ...
Nga Manu seeks Volunteers August 1, 2022 Nga Manu Nature Reserve is on a recruitment drive for more volunteers. New volunteer roles include animal husbandry, customer service, gardening and database management. Most… ...
Elvis has not left the building August 1, 2022 Waikanae’s Shoreline Cinema says the Elvis movie is still in great demand and the movie is scheduled to run through to August 10th. Austin Butler… ...
Waikanae Library to open on Monday but Service Centre remains closed July 29, 2022 The Kāpiti Coast District Council has confirmed that it will re-open it’s Waikanae Library from Monday 1 August but the Waikanae Service Centre will remain… ...

Council vote enables an additional 164,000 dwellings in Kāpiti July 28, 2022 Kāpiti Mayoral candidate Rob McCann is excited that our region has recognised the enormous housing need on the Kapiti Coast and progressed the proposed District… ...
Kapiti Food Fair welcomes Sustainable Foods July 27, 2022 The Kāpiti Food Fair team are back and preparing for their December 3rd event to be held at the Mazengarb Reserve in Paraparaumu.  The team… ...
Kapiti captured in Vision & Verse July 25, 2022 The beauty of the Kapiti Coast has been captured by outstanding local photographers and their work is on public display over the next two weeks.… ...
Worrying trend in pool of relief teachers (July 25, 2022) Primary school principals are warning the disruptions to children’s learning will continue this term, with new analysis from NZEI Te Riu Roa showing the chronic… ...
New QEP tracks open the park to regeneration and recreation (July 23, 2022) In great news for walkers, cyclists and horse riders formerly farmed areas of Kāpiti’s Queen Elizabeth Park have been opened to the public following the… ...
Genealogy meetings for Kapiti (July 19, 2022) Evening Meeting Date    Tuesday 26 July Location: Coast Community Church, 57 Hinemoa St, Paraparaumu Topic:      David Hadfield talks about Octavius Hadfield's place in… ...
Levansa Trio to Perform in Kapiti (July 17, 2022) The Levansa Trio, featuring the brilliant cellist Lev Sivkov, will play for the Waikanae Music Society on Saturday 30 July.  The Levansa Trio was formed… ...
The Big Book Box is back for its 21st birthday (July 14, 2022) The Lions ‘Big Box’ went back into Coastlands Mall last Sunday, marking its 21st successive year there. The box made its first appearance in 2001,… ...
Kāpiti Libraries remove overdue fees  (July 7, 2022) From today, Kāpiti Coast District Library users will not incur overdue fees on borrowed items following a decision to stop applying penalties to books, CDs, DVDs,… ...
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… ...
‘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… ...
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… ...
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… ...
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… ...
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… ...
Online Mother’s Day bargains are not always what they seem (May 6, 2022) By Jan Thornborough It’s that time again when the unprepared amongst us have only just realised that it’s Mother’s Day this weekend. Quick! Jump online… ...
Pilates Day for Kapiti (May 2, 2022) Kapiti’s Z Health Studio has declared May as Pilates Month and is expecting an influx of people wanting to get the best of health heading… ...
Huge Lions Book Fair in Waikanae (May 2, 2022) Looking for some excellent reading material as we head towards winter – the Kapiti Combined Lions Charity Book Fair has all you need. This year’s… ...
Get prepped for Kapiti Run for Youth (April 4, 2022) Organisers of the Kapiti Run for Youth say it’s the time to get yourself or your group prepped to walk or run anytime between Now… ...
Kapiti health ranks boosted (February 16, 2022) Kapiti has had a recent boost to its health ranks with the appointment of audiologist Dr Paul Catlow to Kapiti Hearing. There are significant numbers… ...
PJ Shaw’s Dark Love from Rotheram to Raumati (January 21, 2022) PJ Shaw’s debut poetry collection Dark Love is a poignant reflection on change, time, love and death. Shaw’s work takes the reader on a journey… ...