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Kāpiti gets out to Saturday Vax

Kāpiti gets out to Saturday Vax

Martin Halliday, KCDC Ward Councillor for Paraparaumu got his second Covid shot this week at…

October 15, 2021
Being Older and Bolder in Kāpiti

Being Older and Bolder in Kāpiti

Kāpiti writer Angela Robertson is all about maximising potential as she prepares to launch her…

October 9, 2021
Mary Poppins takes off in Kāpiti

Mary Poppins takes off in Kāpiti

The current Kāpiti production of Mary Poppins is a great reminder that you don’t always…

October 7, 2021

Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club Twilight sailing

October 5, 2021

The Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club is holding a twilight sailing event to enable those who have commitments during the day to see these fun racing yachts in action. The club plans to have 3 classes of yachts all sailing: The East Coast 12 (EC12) a design off an early Americas Cup Design.The DragonForce 65 (DF65) andThe DragonFlite 95 (DF95) both inexpensive racing yachts taking the world by…

Police training exercise in Kāpiti

October 4, 2021

As part of the regular training for their specialist teams, Police will be undertaking a training exercise in Kāpiti on Friday 8 October. The exercise will take place in Queen Elizabeth II Park between 9am and 3pm. A Police spokesperson says the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) will be supporting the training exercise with an NH90 helicopter. “Our specialist teams undertake this type of tactical training…

Free workshop – Employment Agreements and Contracts – Levin

August 12, 2021

This workshop will explain the different types of employment agreements and contracts for services and help you decide which ones you should use in your business. If you are thinking about hiring staff or taking on a contractor and are unsure of what contract you should use (and you legally need to have one), this workshop is for you. Star People are the leading recruitment and HR…

TVNZ brings extensive coverage of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

August 4, 2021

New Zealand viewers can look forward to extensive free-to-air coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, live on TVNZ DUKE. From 24 August – 5 September, DUKE’s schedule will be taken over to bring footage of our Paralympians competing in Japan. The New Zealand Paralympic Team’s performances will be the focus of the broadcast, with TVNZ committed to showcasing all our athletes – live where possible or…

Film-maker to give talk in Kāpiti

August 3, 2021

The Kāpiti Friends of the Library are hosting film-maker John Reid on Sunday 8 August 2:00 pm in the Paraparaumu Library Meeting Room. The well-known film-maker John Reid will talk about film making and his superb history Whatever it Takes: Pacific Films and John O’Shea 1948-2000. Please pass this on to everyone you think will be interested. Refreshments will be served from 1:45 pm. A koha is…

WHITI ORA Art Exhibition

July 20, 2021

Opening: July 23 – 6:30pm – Normal Hours: July 24 – August 28, Monday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm – Toi Matarau Gallery, 68 Main St, Ōtaki The second of two Matariki exhibitions curated by Maakarita Paku and Neke Moa of Toi Matarau Gallery. ‘Whiti Ora’ is a group exhibition at the Māoriland Hub where artists shine their creativity under the auspicious constellation of Matariki. Opening Friday…

Prize-winning Pianist for Waikanae

July 18, 2021

Young Christchurch pianist, Lixin Zhang, due to perform for the Waikanae Music Society on Sunday 1 August, has just won the Silver Medal in the prestigious Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Piano Competition in the United States.  Based in Salt Lake City, the competition is the second most important piano competition in the United States and has launched the careers of many outstanding international performers. Because of…

Clean Up Week launches for 2021

July 5, 2021

Keep New Zealand Beautiful is once again asking Kiwis to ‘Do the Right Thing’ and come together to make a collective difference by getting involved in this year’s Clean Up Week between September 13-19.The community pride initiative, run annually by Keep New Zealand Beautiful, inspires businesses, schools, community groups and individuals to actively participate in cleaning up their little part of Aotearoa.Clean Up Week is New Zealand’s largest…

Club Vista and RSA AGM

June 29, 2021

Level 1 is back and so is Club Vista!!This Sunday is the AGMS for Paraparaumu Memorial RSA commencing at 9-30am, and Club Vista at 10-30am. 32 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach  Please make sure you attend your AGM and help ensure there is a quorum for each meeting.  If you are attending the RSA meeting at9-30am please stay on for the Club Vista AGM at 10-30am.The remit regarding the proposal to sell the tenancies on Maclean Street…

June BA5 – Forsyth Barr

June 27, 2021

The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses to attended their BA5 (Business After 5pm) networking programme.   On June 30 the BA5 will be Hosted by the team at Forsyth Barr. Come and join us for a drink and nibble, while Networking with other local businesses.  This is a great chance to get out and meet new people and get some new business contacts. Thanks to Forsyth…

Kāpiti celebrates Matariki

June 21, 2021

Unite with whanau, friends and community and brighten up winter this Matariki. Matariki rises on 2 July this year and heralds a month of live events, light shows, exhibitions, workshops and activities across the district. Kāpiti Coast District Mayor K Gurunathan says the Māori new year is a significant time for all New Zealanders and is a time to come together to reflect on the past and…