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Better recreation options in prospect for Queen Elizabeth Park
September 4, 2020
More barbeques, picnic facilities, food trucks, shelters, bird hides, new trails and much more are proposals earmarked for QEP to increase recreational opportunities for the growing numbers of visitors to the park. The enhancements are being proposed by Greater Wellington in consultation on its draft Toitu Te Whenua... More...

Regular savings for long-term gain
August 22, 2020
As the economic impact of COVID-19 begins to be felt, there are growing concerns over increasing unemployment. Many people are considering ways to reduce their expenditure so that they are able to weather any potential negative consequences arising from reduction or loss of household income. For some people, buying one... More...

Regional Parks open under Covid Level 2 but play it safe
August 13, 2020
At Alert Level 2, facilities in our regional parks will remain open for safe access to exercise and recreation, but Greater Wellington's Parks team say we need to play it safe. "To prevent the spread of COVID-19 you should maintain 2m distance from people you don't know, wash your hands regularly, and stay home if y... More...

Lotus Eco Village Grand Opening
July 30, 2020
Kāpiti will soon see the grand opening of the Lotus Eco Village in Paraparaumu. The Lotus Eco Village emerged out of the Lotus Yoga Centre and is a new housing initiative incorporated eco design and cohousing principles for people living together in an intentional community. Chair of the Eco Village group Ralph W... More...

Fewer people to face end of year tax bills
July 9, 2020
The Government is moving to ease financial stress for around 149,000 taxpayers by changing the rules around write-offs for tax debt. "Fewer people will have tax bills to pay this year," said Revenue Minister Stuart Nash. "Inland Revenue's end of year automatic income tax calculation process for individuals is cur... More...

Hearing the Revolution in Kāpiti
June 28, 2020
The 1960s and 70s were a time of cultural revolution. Clothing, attitudes and music were outrageous and we loved every minute of it. The music was also pretty loud. Now there are many back in the sixties and seventies (this time age) and the music may sound a bit more thuddish than it did back in the day. Hearing... More...

Communication Breakdown with Lisa Addy
June 24, 2020
In a world where mis-communication seems more prevalent than ever, getting it right becomes vital. Kāpiti Communications specialist Lisa Addy offers some thoughts on the subject. Communication it's a very challenging thing to get right, isn't it,but why?I believe that it comes down to several reasons and all of ... More...

Kāpiti to celebrate International Yoga Day
June 15, 2020
This Sunday (June 21) is International Yoga Day. All around the world there will be events to mark the day. In New Zealand we are fortunate to be able to turn up to participate while most of the world will still have to take part online. In Kāpiti, Z Health Studio is inviting locals and visitors along to celebrate '... More...

Don't leave town till you've see the country
May 18, 2020
The slogan 'Don't leave town till you've seen the Country' looks set to make a comeback as Kiwis replace overseas travel and holidays with a look around New Zealand instead. Under Covid-19 the New Zealand tourism industry has taken a massive hit but already there are signs that the road ahead looks brighter. Kapi... More...

COVID-19 and the Laws of Attraction
April 20, 2020
Local Professional Hypnotherapist and Mental Health Consultant of 40+ years, Pamm Millage, revisits her words published in KCNews in June 2019: - "Just as the global environment reflects pollution within its atmosphere and in its waterways; so does your body reflect tha... More...

Te Rama Country Estate in rare sale
Te Rama Estate in Kāpiti, one of New Zealand's finest properties, is being offered for sale for the first time in 23 years and only for the fourth time since 1886. This is a rare opportunity to own an estate with a range of exceptional qualities rarely seen in one p... More...

Claim - Kāpiti Library users Robbed
A group of Kāpiti Coasters say they are outraged the Mayor and councillors have slashed the library budget and they are determined to have it reinstated.Lobby group 'ROBB' has been established to fight the council's decision. The group ROBB (Restore Our Book Budg... More...

Get Walking Kāpiti - Exercise increases life expectancy
Latest academic research studies have found that exercise increases life expectancy regardless of the size of people, proving exercise is critical to longevity, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says.A British Medical Journal report says brisk walking increa... More...

Food for Thought in Kāpiti and Beyond
June 25, 2019
New Zealand is talking seriously about cleaning up its energy emissions to return to the 'Clean, Green' image of yesteryear.This morning John Campbell on TVNZ Breakfast Show interviewed Michael Liebreich, Chairman and CEO of Liebreich Associates. Michael describes h... More...

Book Time in Paekākāriki
June 22, 2019
Empty those bookshelves now so you're ready for Paekākāriki's book fair. The St Peters Village Hall Trust is running its annual book fair at the hall from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 July.Ian Clark, organiser of this year's book fair, says mid-winter is a great time for ... More...

Kāpiti - The Little Museum that Could
May 19, 2019
Kāpiti Coast Museum, the charming museum on Elizabeth Street, Waikanae has joined the big league Museums Aotearoa, but it remains a small gem of a Museum ready to welcome visitors every Friday to Sunday 1-4pm. You may have never visited this 1907 Heritage Building... More...

Mortgage Rates with Glen Mattingley
May 6, 2019
"Mortgage rates will stay relatively low. That said, the cost of borrowing will blow-out if the world tips into its next recession. "We also need to face the prospect of a much lower NZ dollar putting upward pressure on interest rates."Nonetheless, I still see... More...

Human Neurodiversity Should Be Celebrated, Not Treated as a Disorder
May 3, 2019
Human Neurodiversity should be celebrated, not treated as a Disorder says Devon Maceachron Phd, a Psycologist in this fascinating 3 minute video which is part of the NowThis series.If you, or someone you know is said to have a DISorder then watch this and if you don't t... More...

Aston Road Villa - A Travelers Haven in Kāpiti
April 7, 2019
Louise and Dean Compton say an inspiration behind starting their Kāpiti business Aston Road Villa Bed and Breakfast is they love travel and meeting like-minded people."Our extensive overseas travel has targeted non touristy places and we like to stay in family run b... More...

Kāpiti i-SITE Premises Closed
March 29, 2019
Kāpiti Coast District Council has confirmed the Kāpiti i-SITE is now closed and has announced new locations for some of the information services previously provided at the site will be operating from early April.Following a 13 February announcement of a de... More...

A new home found for Waikanae Library
March 28, 2019
A new Library and Community Space is on the way in Waikanae says Ward Councillor Michael Scott. "A lot of effort, from some elected members and staff has been expended to get us to this point. It is the next step in the library recovery for the Waikanae community be... More...

Gear Jammers Car Show hits the road
March 7, 2019
The spectacular annual display of the hottest cars in Kāpiti is back on the road with the 2019 annual Gear Jammers Hot Rod and Muscle Car show taking place on 17th March at the Kāpiti Primary School, Rimu Rd, grounds. Show co-ordinator Trevor Sheehan says the show w... More...

Kāpiti Island doco in the making
February 1, 2019
Kāpiti audiovisual producer and director Dick van den Oever is in the process of making a documentary on Motungarara (Fishermans island) at the south end of Kāpiti Island.Mr van den Oever is founder and managing director of Captured Essence, having already made several ... More...

Heatwave Hits Kāpiti - Tips for Keeping Cool
January 29, 2019
The predicted heatwave has arrived - thanks Australia - and Kāpiti is expected to have very hot conditions in this late summer rush. Keeping cool is a priority. KCNews asked heating and ventilation expert Paul Spittal for some handy hints for taking the heat off.1.Regu... More...

Travel Time - with Adrienne Wilton
Our claims team have been very busy processing claims from the recent holidays and cyclone travel disruptions. Travelling with children reminds us of the importance of travel insurance. This week, Cover-More Travel insurance shares some travel insurance claims recei... More...

Kāpiti Gardening with Gus
Well the weather has been in our favour. A week between rainfalls is quite unusual for this time of the year but the trees are all starting to show their colour especially the liquidambers.Many of them are now dropping their their leaves so these need to be raked up... More...

Listen out for hearing Aid Subsidy
A leading Kāpiti Audiologist Jeanie Morrison-Low says hearing loss is very common, particularly as we age, but many people may not be aware how easily experts can fit hearing aids and the subsidy they attract.Ms Morrison-Low says the Ministry of Health will subsidis... More...

Secret to a long and happy marriage

Time to hit the Gym
July 24, 2019
Leading New Zealand exercise expert Richard Beddie says an obesity epidemic is gripping New Zealand which also has a phy... More...

Kiwis moving towards plant-based diet
May 2, 2019
Increasing numbers of New Zealanders are ditching animal products and opting for plant-based foods, according to new fig... More...

Nīkau Ecological Experience in Kāpiti
April 23, 2019
The Nīkau Ecological Experience will be uniquely Kāpiti and is about thinking globally while acting locally. It wil... More...

Kāpiti Libraries full of Mystery
April 23, 2019
A Mystery in the Library event on Friday 2 May at Paraparaumu Library 6 7.30pm is being held as a celebration of the N... More...

Kāpiti Art Therapy tool for Anxiety
April 22, 2019
Hear are some tips for dealing with Anxiety from Kāpiti Art Therapy's Corinne Allan.If you could draw your Anxiety how w... More...

Kāpiti Bird Club Annual Show
April 11, 2019
The Annual Kāpiti Bird Show is on this Saturday, April 13 at the Community Centre, Ngahina St, Paraparaumu.Hosted by... More...

Kāpiti Genealogy Guest Speaker is writer Peter Farrell
March 12, 2019
Author Peter Farrell is the guest speaker at the next Kāpiti Genealogy... More...

Beware of Do-it-yourself Healthcare
February 18, 2019
It seems social media is awash with gadgets offering do-it-yourself remedies and caution is advised.One device doing... More...

What causes Meltdowns in children
February 16, 2019
Meltdowns are an awful experience; both for your child and for you. Seeing your child suffer so badly can be heart-wrenc... More...

Acclaimed Scottish Historian Graeme Mackenzie to visit Kāpiti
February 14, 2019
The Kāpiti Branch of NZ Society of Genealogists is delighted to be hos... More...

Waikanae Arthritis Education Sessions
February, 2019
13 February 2019 Waikanae Arthritis Education SessionsCome along to our Arthritis Education Sessions and find out ab... More...

Yoga in the Park - Free sessions in Kāpiti
February 5, 2019
Kāpiti Health, Fitness & Wellbeing Coach Zuri Brudenell will be running a series of FREE Community Yoga and Meditation c... More...

Happy New Year Kāpiti
January 1, 2019
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Mental Health or the lack of it?
December, 2018
#1 Mental Health is a hot topic nationwide. Pamm Millage, local professional hypnotherapist and psycho-spiritual healer... More...

Toxic Mould Closes Waikanae Library
December, 2018
The Kāpiti Coast District Council has closed the Waikanae Library and Service Centre as a precaution, following air qual... More...

Kāpiti Historical Society Update
November 29, 2018
This monthSome thoughts from the PresidentFeedback on Larry Keim's talk last monthThe December speakerBo... More...

Kāpiti Food Fair a fun foodie day out
November 20, 2018
On Saturday the 1st of December, bring the whole family down to the Mazengarb Reserve for a fun foodie day out.Kicki... More...

Kāpiti Hearing expands to cope with demand
October 1, 2018
A report commissioned by the National Foundation for the Deaf estimated 880,350 people in New Zealand (18.9 per cent) su... More...

Kāpiti Coast hosts gut health workshops
September 20, 2018
The journey to improved wellbeing starts with good gut health and Kāpiti Coast residents can find out how to get started... More...

Gus Evans in the Kāpiti Garden
July 21, 2018
It certainly has been a wet time out in the garden but at the same time the weather has been quite mild so far, and we h... More...

Coastlands welcomes boutique fashion store
June 6, 2018
Coastlands' first independent boutique women's fashion store, Wallflower, officially opened this week, promising an upli... More...

New World Ōtaki snags a winner
Steven Cole (Owner) and Craig Taylor (Butchery Manager) at New World Ōtaki, fended off dozens of challengers last week t... More...

Kāpiti Gardening with Gus Evans
Autumn is a really busy time for gardeners. We have all of the bulb selection to plant, daffodils, Hyacinth, tulips, fre... More...

Meditation Session - Chillin with Pip
February 16, 2018
A Transformation Meditation Doubt Free workshop with Pip Mukta Jarden will be held this Saturday (17 Feb) 2 pm 5 pm at... More...

Cats shot in Waikanae - Public assistance please
February 11, 2018
From Hannah Candy"I am not usually one to share this type of thing... ... More...

Brew Crew minus one at Tuatara
February 2, 2018
Adam Vasta, an OG Brew Crew member at Kāpiti's Tuatara Brewery is leaving to pursue an electrician's apprenticeship, wit... More...

Kāpiti joins International Day Without Togs
January 26, 2018
Kāpiti nudists will be on the march tomorrow, fighting for greater acceptance of free-and-easy beach frolicking, as the ... More...

From India to Kāpiti with Pip Jarden
January 22, 2018
Who knew that relatively simple breathing exercises, properly taught, could unveil so many inner mysteries.The notion of... More...

Carless on the Kāpiti Coast
January 6, 2018
Fed up with traffic jams and tailbacks as far as you can see? Here's an idea. You can do without your car if you want a ... More...

Avoid Swimming in Kāpiti Waterways for Next 48 Hours
January 5, 2018
The Kāpiti Coast District Council have issued a notice to remind peopl... More...

Kāpiti in line for Dangerous swells on New Year's Day
December 31, 2017
The MetService reports a deep storm in the Southern Ocean has generate... More...

Kāpiti Rubbish Day
December, 28, 2017
Kāpiti Coast Council says with this coming Monday being New Year's Day and a public holiday, your service provider who u... More...

Kāpiti Schools Bring Christmas Joy To Coastlands
December 9, 2017
Kāpiti students are filling Coastlands with the sounds of Christmas ca... More...

North Pole Express Sleighs Kāpiti
December 10, 2017
It was a Christmas sleigh ride with a difference for hundreds today as the North Pole Express Train puffed its way throu... More...

Christmas Celebration at Waikanae School
December 10, 2017
Waikanae School was alive with the sounds of Christmas as families gathered for a summer evening picnic on the top field... More...

Record Lamb Numbers in our region
December 3, 2017
If you thought you had been seeing a lot of lambs leaping about our region this spring you have.Beef and Lamb NZ says ... More...

Kāpiti joins SeatSmart Programme
November 28, 2017
A recycling initiative that aims to keep children safe while improving the environment has struck a chord with those in ... More...

Kāpiti valuations jump 37% - not reflected in Rates
November 26, 2017
Steve Wilson of Kāpiti Valuations says the 37% average residential val... More...

Kāpiti valuations jump 37% - not reflected in Rates
November 26, 2017
Steve Wilson of Kāpiti Valuations says the 37% average residential val... More...

New Regulations for Markets
November 7, 2017
Kāpiti Council is talking to local market managers and regular stall holders about changes to the way food sellers need ... More...

Driving and Riding the Rightway in Kāpiti
November 12, 2017
Kāpiti based Rightway Driving Academy has been in operation since May this year and offers driving lessons and motorcycl... More...

Etiquette Reminder for Kāpiti's Shared Paths
November, 2017
Kāpiti Coast Council has recently completed several new sections of shared pathway between the Expressway and Raumati Be... More...

Major boost in Ultra-Fast Broadband for Kāpiti
September 7, 2017
Ōtaki MP Nathan Guy is welcoming a major extension of Ultra-Fast Broad... More...

Kāpiti Easter Sunday Trading up for discussion
September 3, 2017
From Monday 4 September, Kāpiti residents now have the opportunity to ... More...

Crowds welcome Wellington on a Plate - Kāpiti Edition
August 26, 2017
Big crowds braved the cool weather to take part in the Kāpiti edition ... More...

Hey Kāpiti - Say Hello to Happiness
August 26, 2017
The 50 things I have learnt about happiness as a counsellor, father, brother, widower, friend, activist, tennis player, ... More...

Kāpiti Dog Registrations due by end of July
24 July, 2017
The Kāpiti Coast District Council's animal management team is reminding Kāpiti dog owners that the deadline to register ... More...

Kāpiti Food Fair Growing Weekly
24 July, 2017
The Kāpiti Food Fair has 126 vendor sites booked so far and is growing weekly."We are super delighted with this result a... More...

Caught, Cut & Cooked being served at Otaihanga
23 June, 2017
This year's Wellington On a Plate will have one event in Kāpiti and it... More...

Kāpiti Trainer takes on Mens Health Week
14 June, 2017
Reality TV Personality and Kāpiti Functional HIIT owner, Elise Niu is giving away free group training sessions in Kāpiti... More...

New restaurant offers modern New Zealand cuisine in Kāpiti
12 June, 2017
The talents of Helen Turnbull and Eddy Kennedy look set to shake up th... More...

Kāpiti gardeners - time for the Three Pretty Ps
28 May, 2017
Winter has officially arrived. But just because the days are getting s... More...

Happy Mother's Day
May 2017
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Murder in the Paraparaumu Library
May 2017
The Friends of the Kāpiti Coast District Libraries are hosting several public events this year and the next is a must fo... More...

Kāpiti Bulb Flowering can be timed for Special Occasions
May 2017
For Kāpiti gardeners keen on getting bulbs to flower for special occas... More...

Take part in Kāpiti library satisfaction survey
May 2017
It's time for our annual libraries' customer satisfaction survey.T... More...

Kāpiti's Book Island Celebrates Five Years
April 2017
"Can you believe it's been five years since we started up Book Island on the Kāpiti Coast. We've come a long way and thi... More...

Stunning Kāpiti
April 2017
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Daylight Savings ends - Clocks back an hour tonight
April 2017
Before heading to bed this Saturday night, remember to put your clocks... More...

Happy St Patrick's Day Kāpiti
March 17, 2017
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Dogs in togs coming to Kāpiti
March 2017
Kāpiti canines will be able to cool off at Waikanae Pool next week for the first ever Dogs in Togs summer swim event on ... More...

Kāpiti's Otaraua Park Experience open to Residents
March 2017
Kāpiti residents have a chance to check out the newest park in the dis... More...

Community views wanted on Kāpiti playground upgrades
March 2017
Kāpiti kids and those young at heart are been called on to give feedba... More...

Stunning Kāpiti Sunset
March 2017
Photo is titled Paekākāriki Rocks by Kāpiti Photographer Bob Kattenberg... More...

Kāpiti Welcomes in the New Year
January 1st 2017
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Kāpiti Welcomes in the New Year
January 1st 2017
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December 25
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Kāpiti Library Holiday Hours
December 2016
Kāpiti has many of the best libraries you will find anywhere. They are operated by friendly and helpful people who make ... More...

Paraparaumu Learning Centre Ideal for Quiet Study
December 2016
Located in the upstairs mezzanine at the Paraparaumu Library, the Lear... More...

See the Great Outdoors in Regional Parks
December 2016
After the year we've had we all need a bit of relaxation, and Wellington's Regional Parks provide the ideal venue. Great... More...

Cheaper weekend bus fares for Christmas!
December 2016
Kāpiti Coasters travelling by bus in Wellington over the next few weekends are in for some reduced fares as the Christma... More...

Young Kiwi Entrepreneurs on the Move
December 2016
A new website that helps Kiwis with one of the "hassles" of modern life has passed a major milestone. The website Mo... More...

Kāpiti welcomes Autumn
April 2016
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Kāpiti Yoga Studios open for Free Day of Yoga
October 2015
This year, on Monday, 26 October, a day of free yoga classes will beprovided to Wellingtonians by local yoga teacher... More...

Tibetan Meditation at Kāpiti Community Centre
October 2015
Public Talk: Geshe Jampa TharchinGeshe la will discuss how to cultivate a peaceful mind through traditional Tibetan ... More...

Women more successful at chasing their dreams
September 2015
Leading life insurer and retirement savings provider, AMP, has revealed that women are more successful at chasing their ... More...

Gardening with Tod
June 2015
Onions in all shapes and sizesHow many savoury recipes can you think of that don't call for onions? Stir fries, casserol... More...

Find Peace in a Busy World
February 2015
Free talk about meditation & awarenessKāpiti Coast Community Centre15 Ngahina StreetSaturday March 711am... More...

Journey with Horses
January 2015
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Summer Arrives at last on the Kāpiti Coast ...
January 2015
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Kāpiti Food Fair rocked & rolled the Mazengarb Reserve
Proudly Sponsored by ANZ ParaparaumuThe organisers of the Kāpiti F... More...

Paws in the Park
There are many dog friendly areas in our parks that you can bring your best friend. Check them out during our Paws in th... More...

Maybe summer really has arrived in Kāpiti
December 2014
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Kāpiti Council approves library fee change
November 2014
Kāpiti Council has approved a change to Kāpiti Coast District Libraries membership policy which means anyone living, wor... More...

MoVember looms
November 2014
With the month of manly moustaches almost upon us, it's time for Kiwi girls to get behind their men and give them one mo... More...

Open Weekend at Smarter Building Centre
October 2014
The Smarter Building Centre, 45B Te Roto Drive, ParaparaumuWe have opened the Smarter Building Centre which is a bui... More...

Safer Boating Week - 17-24 October
October 2014
Kāpiti boaties will be taking to the water in big numbers as the weather warms and calms through spring and summer and t... More...

Treat yourself to Kāpiti Isalnd
October 2014
What a wonderful combination - Kāpiti Island Nature Tours are offering a weekend on Kāpiti Island combined with meditati... More...

Little health in snack bars
October 2014
Snack bars promote themselves as a healthy and convenient kick start but a Consumer NZ survey of 35 snack bars found mos... More...

Pathway to Yoga - rejuvenate the body and free the mind
October 2014
Pathway to Yoga - A class that aims to rejuvenate the body and free th... More...

Research student in cancer breakthrough
September 2014
Wellington scientist scores cancer research breakthroughA young Wellington research student has made a breakthrough ... More...

Kāpiti WEA offers new courses
August 2014
The Kāpiti WEA has a number of new courses starting soon with new opportunities to learn and meet like minded members.... More...

Criticism of KiwiSaver Fund Taxation Proposals - Assumptions questioned
August 2014
We welcome the Chapman Tripp support for the Fair Tax for Savers Campa... More...

Jackie Elliott introduces the Levin Waiopehu Tramping Club
May 2014
Perhaps the best thing about the Levin Waiopehu Tramping Club is that ... More...

Kāpiti's Tuatara with Wellington craft beer on tap at Melbournes GABS festival
May 2014
Kāpiti brewer Tuatara will be among the New Zealand craft beers on tap... More...

Kāpiti Food Fair 2014 announces new location to handle growth
The Kāpiti Food Fair 2014 is on the move to a new location to handle g... More...

Plunket supports tobacco plain packaging legislation
February 2014
New Zealand's largest provider of services to support the well being o... More...

Just because it is such a cute photo...
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Teddy Bears Picnic - a popular outing for the whole family
January 2014
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Dont let summer fruit go to waste
January 2014
Community Fruit Harvesting is asking people in the Wellington region with unwanted plums and other summer fruit in their... More...

ARE YOU THRIVING OR SURVIVING?
When someone asks you "How are you?", do you have a standard response,regardless of how you really feel? do you generall... More...

Dietitians NZ call for mandatory fluoridation of water
October 2013
In light of the overwhelming support for water fluoridation at the wee... More...

7 Steps to better sleep....
August 2013
Given that sleep plays such a huge role in our overallphysical & emotional health, the better quality you get, the... More...

It is Spring in Kāpiti....
August 1
Not sure about the rest of the planet, but it is Spring in Kāpiti.With climate change and seasonal disorder and endless ... More...

Independent Safety Review in to the Glenn Inquiry finds Victims Personal Information Safe
July 2013
"We have now completed our safety review and are of the view that the ... More...

When Story Island met Book Island
July 2013
Professional storyteller Emily Duizend from Story Island will be reading tales for children published by Book Island at ... More...

The First Day of the School Holidays
July 2013
It is first day of the winter holidays. It used to be the August school holidays. We'd all be prepared and parents and ... More...

And soon it will be spring....
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Plunket welcomes law change increasing mandatory age limit for child car restraints
July 2013
Plunket welcomes the passing into law of an increase in the age limit ... More...

Honey Bee Stamp release
July 2013
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Beekeepers Association of New Zealand a special set of Honey Bee post... More...

Plunket: keep kiwi kids safe this winter
July 2013
Like the rest of the country Kāpiti Coasters are feeling the winter blast and Plunket are reminding families to be alert... More...

Aging - Growing Older or Growing Old?
On May 19th 1963, on a little dairy farm in the middle of County Tyrone Northern Ireland, Mrs Sarah Agnes McNally though... More...

New Zealanders are committed to Saving Lives
May 2013
New Zealanders have once again dug deep and demonstrated their generosity to the SPCA and their work with less fortunate... More...

Happy Mother's Day - Kāpiti Mums
May 12, 2013
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Speaking out for disability access....
May 2013
Below is the recent Speakers Corner address from Erica CooneyI'm here because the Council has not been completely honest... More...

Kāpiti health workers affected by law changes
May 2013
The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says the changes to employment law announced recently will be bad news for wo... More...

Love of Sewing a common thread
Close to 130 women from Porirua and northern Wellington are celebrating reaching a great age and being silver, but it's ... More...

Shortlisted books announced for 2013 Science Book Prize
April 2013
The three books shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand ... More...

Trains at Twilight
By Graeme Brown
The trains at Kāpiti Miniature Railway in Marine Gardens, Raumati Beach, will be running from 5 pm until 9 pm on Saturda... More...

Eat Locally - Better for you - Better for the environment
EAT LOCALLY - better for you - better for the environment;When people ... More...

Rising rock stars fund raise at Waikanae Easter Market
Rioghnach Dempsey and Olivia Whiting, both aged 12, were fundraising t... More...

Successful Kāpiti Coast Museum Visit
April 2013
The recent visit to the Kāpiti Coast Museum on the 24th March, by a contingent of Amateur Radio enthusiasts from the Has... More...

AN `EGGSTRAORDINARY GIFT THIS EASTER
March 2013
Kiwis keen to give a gift sweeter than chocolate this Easter can purchase an 'eggstraordinary' gift by buying 2 dozen Ch... More...

Could a Kitchen Health Makeover be your answer for a healthy future
March 2013 - By Colette Maat
Could a Kitchen Health makeover change the direction of your health an... More...

Gloves are off for rider safety
March 2013
Motorcycle riders especially those on motor scooters are ignoring safety warnings and not wearing the minimum of saf... More...

NEW ZEALAND WOMEN TOO BUSY FOR TIME OUT
March 2013
An independent survey commissioned by Baileys Original Irish Cream has found that New Zealand women are increasingly fin... More...

January 2013
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The El Rancho Summer Carnival
January 2013
School Holiday Kids Camps Summer CampTheme The El Rancho Summer CarnivalCome one come all to the greatest show on Ea... More...

Celebrate the 60th jubilee of Queen Elizabeth Park
January 2013
Celebrate the 60th Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth Park.Join us for a g... More...

Tips to keep children safe this holiday season
December 2012
We plan our Christmas presents, our food for Christmas Dinner, and our... More...

Kāpiti introduces Alcohol-free zones
December 2012
Kāpiti Council has introduced a number of liquor bans around the Kāpiti Coast to "keep our community safe and ensure peo... More...

Summer dog exercise areas on the Kāpiti Coast
March 2013
Kāpiti Council has a map on its website which show the officially sanctioned summer dog exercise areas on the Kāpiti Coa... More...

Kāpiti water restrictions announced
December 2012
Ōtaki to Raumati: Stage 1 - Evening Sprinkler Use... More...

Kāpiti Coast Aquatics
December 2012
Kāpiti Coast Aquatics. If you're looking for exercise, recreation or swimming lessons, the Kāpiti Coast has a range of p... More...

SPCA Offers Kiwis a High Welfare Option this Christmas
December 2012
The SPCA Blue Tick team has been busy this year adding additional spec... More...

Dont forget your car seat!
With the silly season in full swing, Plunket would like to remind families that every time a child travels in a car they... More...

Entertain the Kids with Free or cheap Events this January
December 2012
Keeping your kids entertained and occupied during January is easy with... More...

Talking About Money
December 2012
Good communication is important in any relationship and one of the most vital subjects to discuss is money.It is sur... More...

Dont be let down by your car this summer
December 2012
Everyone wants to enjoy the summer, so the one thing you don't want is a vehicle that breaks down, or worse still, suffe... More...

Dancing tree - Thursday December 6
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Dealing with Lifes Changes
November 2012
Every so often, we may experience a sudden change in our life, either planned or unplanned.Eva Bennett has just publ... More...

Paekākāriki-based Strung Out to perform two concerts
November 2012
Due to popular demand Wellington singing sensations the Doubtful Sound... More...

Letters home give rare look at Wellington
August 2012
Letters home by a 22-year-old German settler in 1859 give a rare and exciting look at Wellington of the time.Friedri... More...

Are You on Track
July 2012
One of the questions most frequently asked of financial advisers by clients who are mid-way through life, is "Am I on tr... More...

Garden planning and Crop rotation with Kath Irvine
July 2012
A session on Garden planning Crop rotation will be presented by Kath I... More...

Shrink your Dumb Debt
July 2012
One of the biggest barriers to creating wealth is dumb debt; that is, high interest, short term, avoidable debt.Last... More...

Antiques Fair a hit in Kāpiti
June 2012
Hundreds of Kāpiti Coasters turned out over Queens Birthday weekend to visit the Antiques Fair at Memorial Hall in Parap... More...

Happy Easter Kāpiti
April
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Get ready folks...it's show time.....
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Seven Top Tips for Spending Less
March 2
There are only two ways you can save more: you can increase your income, or cut back on your spending. Here are seven gr... More...

Money Issues for Blended Families
February 29
Getting together with a new partner can have its difficulties, especially when there are children from a previous relati... More...

New chief for Arts and Libraries...
20 February
Leeann Morgan was recently appointed Libraries and Arts Manager for the Kāpiti Coast District Council.Leeann has worked ... More...

Happy New Year Kāpiti
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Book it up for Christmas.....
Despite the mountain of technology in ipads, iphones, iwhatevers, there is still a huge demand for the good old (or new)... More...

Fun summer events for children at Kāpiti Libraries!
December 9
Kāpiti Coast District Libraries have lots of free activities planned f... More...

Pic of the Day - Thursday December 8
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Pic of the day
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Pic of the Day - Sunday November 20
November 20
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Pic of the Day - Tuesday October 4
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Pic of the Day - Monday June 4
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Happy Birthday
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Pic of the Day - Painting by Merlene Beard - Monday May 16
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Visitor Numbers continue to grow in Kāpiti and Horowhenua
Guest Nights on the Kāpiti Coast and Horowhenua were up in January by ... More...

Pic of the Day - Monday April 18
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Suddenly Rich
10 April - By Liz Koh
Dreams sometimes do come true! Occasionally some of us suddenly receive a large sum of money. For the luckiest, it might... More...

Tobacco industry killing spree closer to ending
The Cancer Society congratulates the Government on its forward thinkin... More...

Tobacco industry killing spree closer to ending
The Cancer Society congratulates the Government on its forward thinkin... More...

Coast Yarns - Paekākāriki inspires writer
10 March
Writer Neil Coleman has had his first book published. COASTAL YARNS is a collection of nine short stories all loosely co... More...

Local designer in finals
7 March
Local Paraparaumu designer, Heather Thorley, has been named as a finalist in a prestigious Australasian based design com... More...

The Hopes and Dreams of Gazza Snell - a must see movie
7 February
Movies exist primarily to entertain. Some give us insights into oursel... More...

Money for Christmas - by Liz Koh
19 December
Giving money to kids for Christmas might seem like an easy escape from choosing a gift but in fact it can be a great way... More...

Christmas is only 2 more sleeps
14 December
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Award-winning Kiwi documentary maker launches website to encourage strategic voting
August 2014
Fresh from winning a Gold Medal at New York Festivals International Te... More...

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