Politics

Asher Wilson-Goldman to stand for Greater Wellington Regional Council May 15, 2022 Raumati resident Asher Wilson-Goldman has announced his candidacy for the Kāpiti Coast constituency of Greater Wellington Regional Council. “I want to be Kāpiti's voice in… ...
No Flag over Kapiti May 14, 2022 Kapiti social issues campaigner Dale Evans was flying the flag for Kapiti this week with an impromptu flag raising ceremony at the Paraparaumu Police Station.… ...
Kapiti Chief Resigns May 2, 2022 Kāpiti Coast Council Chief Executive Wayne Maxwell has resigned and will depart from KCDC in June. Mayor Gurunathan says the role of Chief Executive has… ...
Kapiti gets 7.5% rates hike April 25, 2022 Kapiti Council says throughout their planning for the Annual Plan 2022/23 they have kept the impact of decisions on rates at the forefront. “For 2022/23… ...
Greater Wellington seeks feedback on proposed changes March 28, 2022 Consultation has opened on some changes to Greater Wellington’s Revenue and Financing policy, which describes how the regional council funds its expenditure. The policy outlines… ...
Transport Bylaw fit for Kāpiti future March 7, 2022 The updated Kāpiti Coast District Council Transport Bylaw 2022 was has been adopted, future-proofing the rules that help manage how we get around in Kāpiti.… ...

Council Meetings move to remote as case numbers grow February 8, 2022 To help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to keep staff and Kāpiti Coast communities safe, the Kapiti Council has made the decision to hold… ...
Kapiti’s Waitangi Day celebrations in the digital age February 4, 2022 “Akuanei ka rongo koe i te toa o te tamaiti Rangatira” “Soon you will experience the bravery of the high-born child.” This is a tribal… ...
Kapiti Council – No Pass, No Entry January 21, 2022 Council extends need for vaccine pass to enter Civic building Kāpiti Coast District Council is extending the requirement for a vaccine pass to be carried… ...
Call to action on housing rental crisis in Kāpiti (January 9, 2022) A petition about the state of rental housing in Kapiti will be forwarded to the Minister Megan Woods. Organiser Donna Bridgeman says they are calling… ...
What a year it’s been! (January 4, 2022) Otaki MP Terisa Ngobi reflects on 2021As I come to the end of my first full year as the Member of Parliament for Ōtaki, I… ...
PR Battle rages over Kapiti Airport (November 1, 2021) It seems battle lines are drawn around Kapiti airport and unusually one person who seems determined for it not to be an airport is the… ...
Kapiti gets out to Saturday Vax (October 15, 2021) Martin Halliday, KCDC Ward Councillor for Paraparaumu got his second Covid shot this week at the the Kapiti Community Covid-19 Vaccination Centre 45B Te Roto… ...
Urgent motion to review Kapiti Gateway (September 29, 2021) For this week's upcoming Council meeting, Cr Gwynn Compton and fellow Councillors Jocelyn Prvanov, Bernie Randall, and Martin Halliday have lodged a notice of motion… ...
Vaccination key to avoiding future lockdowns (September 22, 2021) In the wake of the most recent Alert Level 4 lockdown Kāpiti Coast District Mayor K Gurunathan is urging residents to get vaccinated. “Vaccination will… ...
New Aotearoa podcast delves into local govt (September 19, 2021) Kāpiti Coast resident and district councillor Gwynn Compton has launched a new podcast dedicated to the world of local government in New Zealand - Local… ...
Is Kapiti Gateway becoming unhinged (September 15, 2021) “Councillors should be asking questions about the delays to the Gateway project consent process for reassurance that the entire project agreed to by council is… ...
Local MPs visit Kapiti Vaccination Centre (September 15, 2021) Mana MP Barbara Edmonds and Otaki MP Terisa Ngobi were visitors this week at the Kapiti Vaccination Centre in Paraparaumu. "So good to be up… ...
Kāpiti Council operating limited services during Alert Level 4 (August 18, 2021) Kāpiti Coast District Council is now operating under its Alert Level 4 service levels reports Mayor K Gurunathan. “Our main priority during this event is… ...
Grazing Land put out to pasture at Queen Elizabeth Park (August 15, 2021) Major restoration work has begun at Queen Elizabeth Park (QEP) and Kaitoke Regional Park to provide a permanent carbon sink for the region that will cut… ...
Kāpiti residents want council closer to community (August 9, 2021) Kāpiti Coast residents want their diverse communities represented on council, and more direct access to councillors who do what’s best for the district as a… ...
Kapiti Volunteers receive Civic and Community Awards (August 9, 2021) Fifteen Kāpiti volunteer groups and individuals have been honoured for their part in keeping our communities connected and strong throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This year… ...
Kapiti Council culls Canada geese (August 1, 2021) Kāpiti Coast District Council has taken steps to control the population of Canada geese currently in the Kāpiti area. Canada geese have been a growing… ...
Kapiti CE in firing line after letter bombshell (July 12, 2021) In an unprecedented move, a public meeting in Waikanae on Sunday called for the resignation of the Kapiti Council’s chief executive Wayne Maxwell. The meeting,… ...
Kapiti Cr bids to keep recycling Centre Open (June 20, 2021) Councillor Jackie Elliott is waging a campaign to keep the well used Waikanae Recycling Centre open after a move by Council to close it down.… ...
Kapiti Chamber of Commerce hosts David Seymour for lively post-Budget event (June 7, 2021) A lively and humorous analysis of the 2021 Budget by Act leader David Seymour drew an engaged crowd at a Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce… ...
Green Light for Otaki to Levin expressway (June 3, 2021) At Thursday’s Electra Business Breakfast Deputy PM Grant Roberston announced confirmation of funding for the Ōtaki to north of Levin expressway (O2NL). The new 24-kilometre… ...
Takutai Kāpiti tackles coastline challenges (June 1, 2021) Kapiti Council is moving ahead with its commitment to prioritise how the district responds to coastal challenges in the face of a changing climate, and… ...
Metlink – Think Before You Type (May 20, 2021) An abusive message punched into a keyboard can have just as much impact as a punch to the gut, is the gist of a new… ...