Youth

Kāpiti teenager launches debut novel at Waikanae craft market May 16, 2022 A moving novel by local teenager Arlo Kelly is due to be published this month. Set on a wild East Coast beach, Echo is a… ...
Kāpiti Run for Youth 2022 Goes Virtual – Wraps and Pays May 6, 2022 “When the Government announced back in February the move to Phase 3 of the Whero Red traffic light in the fight against Omicron we knew… ...
Teen flyer breaks record April 21, 2022 By ARNESIA YOUNG As many young girls dream of what they want to become when they grow up, being a pilot is rarely thought to… ...
Businesses and families make a social impact in their community April 5, 2022   By Stuart Ayres – Chief Executive of Jackbord Works The JackBord Educational System was designed by Jack Penman -a teacher- for Year 9 -13… ...
Get prepped for Kapiti Run for Youth April 4, 2022 Organisers of the Kapiti Run for Youth say it’s the time to get yourself or your group prepped to walk or run anytime between Now… ...
Kapiti ThinkBIG grant applications now open April 4, 2022 Kāpiti Youth Council has funding available through its ThinkBIG grants and is partnering with the Kāpiti Coast District Council to administer the funding.   The fund… ...

Red Light won’t stop Kāpiti Run for Youth January 31, 2022 The Web Genius Kāpiti Run for Youth takes place annually to raise funds and fitness for Kāpiti youth while having fun strolling or running along… ...
Valuable life lessons at Raumati South School December 15, 2021 "The Tawa Syndicate (Years 3-5) has been learning about how we can help others" says Kristin Cudby, a teacher at Raumati South School. "The children… ...
Kapiti College wins Page Family Shield November 15, 2021 The annual Page Family Shield tournament run by Kapiti Petanque was held on 10 November. Each year teams from Kapiti and Paraparaumu College vie for… ...
Unwanted laptops needed during lockdown (September 19, 2021) As the covid pandemic continues, leading national tech non-government organisation NZTech, has put a call out to New Zealanders and remind them that not everyone… ...
Crystal out for One Dollar Pizza (September 1, 2021) Here we go! Auckland based Wellingtonian CRYSTAL takes us on a tour of the sand dunes in her latest video for “One Dollar Pizza” directed… ...
Otaki’s Maoriland Hub for tech creatives (August 31, 2021) Otaki’s Maoriland Hub is at the cutting edge of creative technology and have just announced an opportunity for young people to break into this fast… ...
Ōtaki woman embracing change for RNZAF medical career (August 18, 2021) Otaki woman Julia Carpenter has overcome a serious head injury suffered in a car accident to embark on a career as a Royal New Zealand… ...
Whitireia and WelTec Open Days highlighting potential career paths (August 9, 2021) Whitireia and WelTec are opening up their campuses to future ākonga (learners) considering their next step in life. The first Open Day was held at… ...
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… ...
Girl Power in Plumbing Challenge (July 19, 2021) Starting a plumbing apprenticeship as an adult can be challenging, doing so as a woman in a largely male dominated industry is even more so.… ...
Kapiti Kids Planting for the Future (July 8, 2021) Tamariki from three schools across Kāpiti took the future of our environment into their own hands by getting them dirty at Greater Wellington’s tree planting… ...
New Zealand facing a digital skills crisis (July 5, 2021) While all sectors are experiencing skills shortages, a survey underway is finding critical digital skills shortages impacting all parts of the economy. NZTech, the organisation… ...
Get—Go Futures Day connects students with employers (May 31, 2021) The second Get—Go Futures Day was held on Friday the 21st of May, providing the opportunity for all Year 10 students in Horowhenua to visit… ...
Web Genius Kāpiti Run for Youth hits record (May 10, 2021) “Kāpiti Run for Youth has raised a record amount in 2021 of $24,619.19,” says Richard Calkin, Founder of Web Genius.  "We are very proud of… ...
Challenge for Kapiti Mentors (May 10, 2021) Kapiti businessman Peter Jackson says the Challenge for Change mentoring programme was indeed a challenge and at the same time hugely rewarding. Challenge for Change… ...
Euan Mason wins Howard & Co Summer Series (May 9, 2021) Kapiti Cycling Club President Gary Clareburt says this year’s Howard & Co Summer Series was a great success with all races hotly contested. “The club… ...
Why social enterprise is important in our local economy (May 3, 2021) Electra Business Breakfast will host Raechel Osborne, CEO and Board Member, Mike Styles of Kāpiti Youth Support (KYS) will speak about the value and importance… ...
Youth Fundraiser for Outward Bound (September 14, 2020) It is a bargain hunter's dream and its in a great cause. A fundraising garage sale on Saturday 19th of September at 51 Moana Street,… ...
Rotary challenge to Kāpiti youth (August 12, 2020) ...
Kāpiti scoops MovinMarch wins (July 12, 2020) ...
Kenakena School are Champions (September 23, 2019) Bruce McDonald, Principal of Kenakena School"All four of Kenakena School's Tournament of Minds teams competed in the National Final at Victoria University on Saturday after… ...
Kāpiti Youth Service Van robbed (August 22, 2019) "On Tuesday this week our Stepping Stones girls group went out for what was supposed to be a great day of outdoors adventure, fresh air,… ...