Sport

Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club Twilight sailing

Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club Twilight sailing

The Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club is holding a twilight sailing event to enable those who…

October 5, 2021
Kāpiti re-cycling a winner with Bike Library

Kāpiti re-cycling a winner with Bike Library

From Peka Peka to Pukerua Bay cyclists are being helped out by the superb community…

October 3, 2021
TVNZ brings extensive coverage of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

TVNZ brings extensive coverage of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

New Zealand viewers can look forward to extensive free-to-air coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic…

August 4, 2021

Big Hunter Turnout Expected For ‘Second Opening’ Of The Season

June 2, 2021

The long weekend ahead is being heralded by many duck hunters in the lower North Island as the “second opening” of the season, and Fish & Game is expecting a big turnout. Wellington Fish & Game manager Phil Teal says although the start to the season was a bit slow due to fine weather, there are still plenty of birds around and, combined with the bonus day…

Holly Robinson to feature in official Paralympic video game

May 27, 2021

NZ Paralympian Holly Robinson will feature in the first official Paralympics video game ‘The Pegasus Dream Tour’. Today – 100 days out from the Paralympics – the pre-registration system is launching, with those interested being able to apply already through Pegasus official website https://pegasus-dream.com/. ‘The Pegasus Dream Tour’ will be available worldwide on smartphone devices on 24 June 2021 in the build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic…

Euan Mason wins Howard & Co Summer Series

May 9, 2021

Kāpiti Cycling Club President Gary Clareburt says this year’s Howard & Co Summer Series was a great success with all races hotly contested. “The club has had a very good summer and it is clear that cycling is growing in popularity here in Kāpiti. The Summer Series covered riders from all four grades and in the end it was the consistent results of Euan that made the…

Bowling Autumn Leaves

May 3, 2021

An opinion piece By Ian Powell I’m what’s known as a cricket nut (or cricket tragic as some cruelly say). I played cricket for well over 40 years at school and in Wellington, Christchurch and Kāpiti Coast. I even reached the heady heights of best bowler for my Kāpiti President’s grade team for three successive years and got my only hattrick in my last game. I bowled…

Waikanae Beach tennis hits 75 and is going strong

April 5, 2021

Perfect weather, an appreciative crowd and superb tennis was the order of the day as the Waikanae Beach Tennis Club recently celebrated its 75th Anniversary. And to top off a memorable day there was the dominating on-court performance of tremendous tennis talent 18 year old Patrick (Paddy) Joss who won the Men’s doubles with father Steve, Mixed doubles with sister Emma, and completed a memorable hat trick…

Kāpiti Petanque Club Open Doubles draws quality field

January 29, 2021

Kāpiti Petanque Club held their Open Doubles tournament over Wellington Anniversary Weekend, with more than thirty entries coming from the Lower North Island. This annual event attracts players with regional, national and international status, several of whom are members of the Club. This year’s winning team were Enoka and Monica Smiler of the Naenae Club, who were presented with the Liz Koh Trophy. Liz Koh has sponsored…

Hansen returns for Central Hinds

January 23, 2021

The return of cricket allrounder Melissa Hansen is the only change to the Central Hinds squad named for their next Dream11 Super Smash doubleheader in Auckland this Saturday.Hansen split the webbing on her left hand while bowling in Christchurch, and subsequently missed the Hinds’ first victory of the T20 season, against the Otago Sparks in New Plymouth earlier this week.After having opened the bowling on debut, Nelson’s…

SX4 Takes Off

November 17, 2020

Cody Cooper, 9-time NZ MX1 motocross champion, has officially confirmed he will be the first signing for the inaugural SX4 event set to be staged in Taupo on 9 January 2021. SX4, inspired by motocross great Ben Townley, is set to dramatically change the world of motocross and Cooper couldn’t wait to jump on board: ‘What Ben has created will not only have fans on the edge…

Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club back on the water

October 2, 2020

The Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club race their radio controlled yachts regularly at Awatea Pond Paraparaumu (Wednesdays Fridays and some Sundays) and Winstones Lake Ōtaki (Sundays). Visitors are welcome to come along and can often have a go. During 2005 a bunch of people who enjoy sailing and racing radio control yachts established The Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club which became an Incorporated Society in 2009. Since it’s inception,…

Horowhenua/Kāpiti Cricket is Back

September 18, 2020

The first of a month-long series of free, fun events to celebrate the return of cricket gets underway this weekend, and the first Senior men’s representative dates of 2020/21 have been inked in by Central Districts Cricket.#CricketsBack is a series of nine family-themed events in Horowhenua, Kāpiti Coast, Taranaki, Manawatū, Wairarapa and Hawke’s Bay, with free cricket-based activities, giveaways, prizes plus opportunities to join a local club…

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