Lifestyle

Kapiti Law on the Move June 18, 2024 Jane Stevenson’s favourite business line is ‘At Kapiti Law we say relax, we’re only lawyers.’ Jane has been involved in Kapiti civil and legal society… ...
Illegally dumped rubbish cost Kapiti $60,000 June 14, 2024 Fly-tipping. Littering. Illegal rubbish dumping. Whatever you call it, it pollutes the environment, spoils our shared spaces, can be dangerous for people and animals and… ...
Kapiti Lions e-Waste Collection Catching On June 14, 2024 Kapiti people are getting a firmer grip on the opportunity to get rid of old electrical equipment including computers and cellphones under a Lions Club… ...
Guru of Chai just right for Kapiti June 12, 2024 Guru of Chai has been described as a work of genius and Kapiti Coasters will get their chance to see the show over three nights… ...
Calling all Kapiti poets June 12, 2024 If you're a poet, we want to know it! Kāpiti Coast District Libraries' annual poetry competition returned for its twelfth year with Phantom Billstickers National… ...
Justice of the Peace at Kapiti Libraries June 12, 2024 A Justice of the Peace (JP) service is up and running at the Kapiti Coast libraries – you don't need an appointment, just come along,… ...

Otaki Market hosts Otaki Kids Workshop: Empowering young entrepreneurs June 9, 2024 The Otaki Market is thrilled to announce the Otaki Kids Workshop, a dynamic one-day event designed to empower young entrepreneurs and elevate their small businesses… ...
Red Beanbag Sessions for Kapiti June 9, 2024 Raumati singer/songwriter Jeff Simmonds takes flight as part of his superb Red Beanbag Sessions. Video link to the song All Around the World to be… ...
Top musicians for Kapiti Cello and Piano Recital June 8, 2024 Andrew Joyce and Jian Liu are two of New Zealand’s best-known musicians – Andrew as Principal Cellist of the NZSO and Jian as Acting Head… ...
Waikanae Professor features in King’s Honours (June 8, 2024) Professor Christine Stephens of Waikanae has been awarded an ONZM for services to health psychology and seniors. Professor Stephens has been co-lead with Professor Fiona… ...
Whakamaharatanga for Renee in Otaki (June 7, 2024) The passing of Renée, an iconic figure in Aotearoa's literary and arts scene, last December sparked an outpouring of love, gratitude, and grief. Renée, a… ...
Digital Seniors give tech boost in Kapiti (June 7, 2024) Watch out kids – pretty soon your grandparents will be teaching you a few tricks about modern technology.  After starting up in the Wairarapa in… ...
Kelly Fox radio interview with Nikki Carroll (June 5, 2024) Great interview of Kelly Fox on Coast Access Radio with Nikki Carroll. Kelly Fox of Traffic Fox fame Conversations at Coast Access Radio features interviews… ...
Kāpiti Council focused on debt reduction in LTP (June 4, 2024) Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow says prioritising the reduction of debt was the strongest message Council received leading into the Long-term Plan 2024–34 considerations. “A 17… ...
Toi MAHARA invites youth artists to exhibit (May 23, 2024) Toi MAHARA, the Kāpiti Coast District Gallery, is inviting young artists to submit work for the inaugural Young Artists’ Exhibition planned for later this year.… ...
Look up. Look out! Metlink gets behind road safety week (May 22, 2024) Metlink is getting behind Road Safety Week (20-26 May) by drawing attention to the collective responsibility of keeping each other safe on the road. Road Safety week… ...
Creating a bond among Kāpiti musicians (May 22, 2024) Paraparaumu-based distillery and tasting room The Bond Store will join forces with Mostly Music – Kāpiti’s guide to local music – to host a Muso… ...
Kelly Fox – on the run with Traffic News (May 19, 2024) Kelly Fox is literally making massive inroads into the world of Traffic and Social Media. Affable, quick witted and good humoured, Kelly tackled one of… ...
Kāpiti community raises over $45,000 for Hospice (May 18, 2024) Mal Bird has done it again. With taking on organising the National Spearfishing Championship for the first time, he was gutted when this year’s fish… ...
Heritage photos capture a century of Ōtaki women’s lives (May 17, 2024) Photographs of Ōtaki women taken during the 110 years between 1860 and 1970 caught the eye of Toi MAHARA curator, Vicki Robson, during a visit… ...
Police warn of WhatsApp scam (May 17, 2024) Some people on the Kapiti Coast have already been targeted and Police are warning people to be wary of a WhatsApp scam following an increase… ...
Culinary icon Ruth Pretty moves on (May 16, 2024) After 36 years running an internationally renowned Te Horo business, Ruth Pretty has called time. Ruth and her Ōtaki-born husband, Paul Pretty, are retiring, and… ...
Legendary Dancer Honoured at Kapiti Concert (May 14, 2024) A fundraising concert at Southwards Theatre, Paraparaumu at 7pm on Sunday 24 May features a fascinating range of performers, all lining up to honour Kapiti’s… ...
Vibrant Art adorns Kapiti (May 13, 2024) Kapiti Coasters are seeing increasing numbers of murals popping up throughout the district as we continue to see plain spaces become a focus for public… ...
Nga Manu winter series hosts Zoe Studd (May 9, 2024) Kicking off the superb Nga Manu Winter Series 2024 is Mountains to Sea Executive Director Zoe Studd. Zoe's topic is Love Rimurimu (Giant kelp) and… ...
Crash site – ELECTRA restoring power when safe (May 8, 2024) Electra report that Fault staff have been able to make a temporary cut in the 11kV line in Mcleavey Road. “We will be able to… ...
Kāpiti songwriting competition (May 5, 2024) Kāpiti has some serious musical talent, and the library wants to hear it! In collaboration with Crawshaw Music School, The Family Music Store, Mostly Music… ...
WHY ARE SENIORS NOW HAPPIER THAN THE YOUNG? (April 29, 2024) By Kapiti Writer Sonia Speedy New Zealand is one of four countries in which the young are getting more unhappy, particularly in comparison to the… ...
Electra Business and Innovation Awards celebrates 30 years (April 29, 2024) The recent opening of the Electra Business and Innovation Awards process drew a full house at  Māoriland hub in Ōtaki. This is 30th year of… ...