Youth

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… ...
More trains and bigger buses for Phoenix semi-final at Sky Stadium May 15, 2024 With a predicted crowd of 30,000 plus, Metlink will be boosting train capacity, adding extra train services, and running larger buses to help get fans… ...
Waikanae Kindy gets Fabulous Fundraiser May 13, 2024 Waikanae Kindergarten are holding a fabulous fashion fundraiser night with Copper Boutique in June. This looks like being a great night out - tickets and… ...
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… ...

Missing person found – Sakura safe at Home May 9, 2024 Sakura has been found ...
Sakura – missing from Paraparaumu May 8, 2024 Police ask "Have you seen Sakura?" Sakura, aged 16, has been reported missing from her Paraparaumu home and there are concerns for her welfare. She… ...
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… ...
Update – second death from fatal incident, Ōtaki (May 4, 2024) A passenger in the ute that crashed in Ōtaki last week has died in Wellington Hospital yesterday, Friday 3 May. Acting Area Commander Inspector Clifford… ...
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… ...
Mau Rākau course connecting rangatahi with Te Ao Māori (April 25, 2024) Expressions of interest are open now for a unique Mau Rākau course coming to Horowhenua. Through this course, young people in Horowhenua will learn the… ...
Play Trailer to delight and inspire tamariki and whānau (April 19, 2024) Community events have got more fun with a new play trailer available to hire for free to delight and inspire tamariki and whānau. The towable… ...
New book from Kapiti writer Caz Bartholomew (April 15, 2024) Kapiti writer Caz Bartholomew has a new book out in June - The Tramp to the Blue Range Hut - which is an exciting pick-a-path… ...
Phoenix Edge Closer to Title with Victory Over Brisbane Roar (April 8, 2024) The Wellington Phoenix have taken a significant step towards their first A-League title, defeating Brisbane Roar 1-0 at Sky Stadium, moving six points clear at… ...
Police ask – “Have you seen Clive?” (April 8, 2024) Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate missing 22-year-old Clive. He was last seen on 9 March in the Cannons Creek area. Police… ...
Government cuts see hike in public transport fares (March 26, 2024) Fare changes are coming soon for passengers aged 24 and under, following the government’s decision to withdraw funding for age-based concessions. Adding to a cost-of-living… ...
World record tumbles for Devon Briggs in Rio (March 24, 2024) Unstoppable kiwi athlete Devon Briggs has claimed the double whammy of a gold medal and a new World Record at the Para Cycling Track World… ...
Kapiti GAY – a year in review (March 4, 2024) Tony Reed is the genial host of Kapiti G.A.Y., Coast Access Radio’s programme for gay people and their friends on the Kāpiti/Horowhenua Coast and beyond.… ...
Kāpiti Run for Youth is getting ready to deliver a fun walk or run (March 4, 2024) The Web Genius Kāpiti Run for Youth is on-track to deliver another super fun event on the beautiful Kāpiti coastline, Sunday 17th March 2024. So… ...
Pay Cut for lowest earners (February 14, 2024) The news was all bad for minimum wage earners as Stats NZ show they have an effective pay cut. NZCTU President Richard Wagstaff is calling… ...
Kids Market 1st anniversary a huge success (January 19, 2024) The first anniversary of the Otaki Kids Market in January 2024 was a huge success, boasting over 50 stalls operated by 80 enthusiastic tamariki and… ...
Kāpiti residents enjoy a summer free of water restrictions (January 18, 2024) While parts of the Wellington Region are facing water woes, Kāpiti Coast residents are enjoying a water-restriction-free summer thanks to sound investment in the district’s… ...
Foxton Pools to reopen with a splash (January 11, 2024) A refreshed Foxton Pools will open with a blessing, ribbon cutting ceremony and a community party on Tuesday 23 January 2024. After the revamped facility… ...
El Rancho hosts Camp Purple Live 2024 (December 28, 2023) On 9 January, 71 children and teens and 25 young adult volunteers will be arriving at El Rancho in Waikanae for a six-day camp on… ...
Hoop Club gets underway (December 28, 2023) Basketball is taking off again in Kapiti with plenty on offer in the New Year. Hoop Club Kapiti’s Adult Summer Social Basketball League gets underway… ...
Missing – Have you seen 15 year-old Cleveland (December 22, 2023) Cleveland, 15, was last seen at his home in Churton Park and has been missing since Monday 18 December. Police and his family have concerns… ...
Government has negotiated itself into a corner over ETS auction (December 13, 2023) If the coalition government wants a ‘strong and stable ETS’ (Emissions Trading Scheme), as the Minister for Climate Change has recently stated, the price of… ...
Past time to address the cow in the room (December 12, 2023) Animal rights organisation SAFE is urging the new Government to take seriously warnings about the urgent need to reduce methane from farmed animals, to limit… ...