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Kapiti's AJ Crawshaw EP Release
May 2017
Kapiti musician AJ Crawshaw says he is looking forward to the release of his new EP titled In Light and Shadow. "I'm excited to put on my EP Release show. The night will combine a variety of professional musicians from different disciplines together. There will be a conventional band put together with a choir, a cello p... More...

Putting Kapiti to Sleep
May 2017

Musical Magic in Paekakariki
April 2017
The Crimson Club have invited their friends The Indigo Sessions to cross Queen Elizabeth Park and make an evening of musical magic in Paekakariki at St Peter's Hall, Saturday May 13th , 8pm. They will be bringing their genre defying eccentric multi-instrumental experimental cabaret band together with special guests Just... More...

Blues and Soul Star to Shine at Te Takere
April 2017
Paul Ubana Jones Live at Te Takere Saturday 29 April at 7pm A national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is a conjuror of unique and original songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul.Born in London to a Yorkshire mother and a Nigerian father, Paul Ubana Jones was playing guit... More...

Waikanae Club host Gary and Tim
April 2017

The Amici Ensemble’s Annual Pilgrimage to Waikanae
April 2017
Twenty-four concerts over 28 years is an amazing record and that is what will be happening when Wellington's popular chamber music group The Amici Ensemble appears for the Waikanae Music Society on Sunday 30 April.The Ensemble, led by NZSO Associate Concertmaster Donald... More...

Otaki Kite Festival Takes Off
March 2017
Come fly with us at the Otaki Kite Festival held annually at our stunning Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast, just one hour's drive north of Wellington. 2017 will be the 5th kite festival presented by the Otaki Promotions Group Inc.Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March 2017 – ... More...

How do you Sleep - New Release from Ryan Edwards
March 2017
This is a song about homelessness. Points for Purpose is a movement about making a direct difference.'How do you sleep?' was written by New Zealand singer-songwriter Ryan Edwards as a tribute to a homeless friend of Points for Purpose who was tragically stabbed to death... More...

Kapiti Celebrates FUSION
March 2017
Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre shared their event. Sponsored · FUSION showcases Kapiti's diverse cultures via performance, music, food, activities, traditional displays and much, much more! Come along and experience the different cultures that make Kapiti su... More...

Kapiti welcomes Four Flat Whites In Italy
March 2017
Roger Hall's hugely successful, sell-out hit comedy is hitting the road in 2017, promising big laughs and nights of fun in 28 venues around the country, including Kapiti on May 26 at Southward Theatre.It's 2007 and guide book in hand, retired librarians Alison and Adria... More...

Paekakariki set to shake for the quake
January 2017
At Wellington Anniversary weekend - don't head away from Kapiti. Bring your family and friends to a special night of top musical entertainment, good grooves, fun laughter, jamming and a whole lot more at St Peters Hall in Paekakariki.Many of Kapiti and Horowhenua's top ... More...

Celebrating Radio in Paekakariki
Paekakariki 88.2FM Afternoon Tea, Discussion and Music, 2-5pm, Sunday 28 July, St Peters Hall, Paekakariki. Bring a plate. Paekakariki's first community radio station 88.2FM is, after only six months, celebrating having 24 different radio shows on air. It is now broad... More...

Chills hit Paekakariki
April 2017
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St Patrick's Day in Kapiti
March 2017
St Patrick's Day The Social, 8 Kapiti Lights, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast Friday 17 March 2017 4:00pm – 12:00am R... More...

That's Amore at Southwards
March 2017
Operatunity's Daytime Concert Series brings 'That's Amore' to Southward Theatre in Kapiti on Tuesday 14th March at 11am.... More...

Coastella Returns - sunshine awaits
February 2017
When:Sat 25 Feb 2017, 1:00pm–11:00pm Where:Southward Car Museum, Otaihanga Rd, Otaihanga, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast... More...

Paekakariki Welcomes Ukes of Wellington
January 2017
The Mulled Wine Concert Series in Paekakariki is normally a stage for highly-trained classical musicians, but as concert... More...

Kapiti Travellers head for Bay Dreams
December 2016
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Operatunity Waltz's into Heart of Kapiti
December 2016
Operatunity brings its celebration of the waltz to Southward Theatre, Otaihangi Road, Paraparaumu in Kapiti on Tuesday 1... More...

Kapiti kids among lineup for Rockshop Bandquest
August 2016
They're talented, tuned up and ready to perform in towns from Auckland... More...

Kapiti Playhouse put on unforgettable show
July 2016
FORGET-ME-KNOT by David Tristram A short blurb Ever suffered from memory loss? Imagine the predicament of poor R... More...

Wellington's favourite fake Russian rock band plays Paekakariki
May 2016
The Raskolnikovs with Slim Chants and Al Witham St Peter's Hall, Be... More...

Coastella gurus bring it to Kapiti
March 2016
With a Dali-esque moustache and bushy beard, a frizz of hair permanently blown sideways from Wellington's wind and thick... More...

Calendar Girls - Kapiti Style
March 2016
When Annie's husband John dies of leukaemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the lo... More...

From New York to the top of Kapiti Island
Mandy Dixon of New York made the most of a recent visit to Kapiti and rounded out the holiday with a trek to the summit ... More...

Show Time - Coasters Musical Theatre Auditions
January 2016
2016's first offering in the Coasters Musical Theatre Season of Cabare... More...

Paekakariki to host Silly season Kiwi films
December 2015
The Kiwi experience of Christmas will be celebrated with humour, nostalgia, drama, surprises and delightful kitsch in hi... More...

Brace yourself for the Balkanistas
December 2015
BALKANISTAS - ST. PETER'S VILLAGE HALL - SATURDAY THE 12TH OF DECEMBER - 8PM - PRESALES $15 / DOOR SALES $20 Brace yo... More...

Kapiti Playhouse Theatre presents Roger Hall's Book Ends
November 2015
Every Tuesday morning the Cabin Fever Club meet for coffee at the Sour... More...

Showtime in Kapiti
September 15
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Dance for Kids
July 2015
Waikanae Dance have another fun holiday programme if you're thinking of things to do with your youngsters next week, esp... More...

Secret Bridesmaids on Show in Kapiti
July 2015
Good news - tickets for Secret Bridesmaids' Business go on sale tomorrow from Coastlands TicketDirect Information Desk.T... More...

Rocky Horror in Te Horo
June 2015
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ANZAC Variety Show for Southwards
April 2015
ANZAC Variety Concert 2015 Saturday 18 April 2015, 2:00pm—4:30pmBe Quick – Book now for the variety concert by Kapiti... More...

SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators
February 2015
SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators: WORLD ON FIRE TO... More...

Grumpy Old Men on Show
January 2015
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ROUGH NOTES AND SILENT COMEDY in Paekakariki
January 2015
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Carols in Mahara
December 2014
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Auditions for Motel Coming Soon
December 2014
Eight people, four stories, one seedy motel room. Their stories and choices underscore the transience of life, love and ... More...

Paekakariki Lament Wins International Video Award
December 2014
A Kapiti-made musical lament about lost friendships has taken one of t... More...

RAUMATI SOUTH SCHOOL GALA
November 2014
RAUMATI SOUTH SCHOOL GALA 'IT'S A BEACH PARTY'Saturday 22nd of November 2014 10 am – 2pm RAUMATI SOUTH SCHOOL, MATAI ... More...

Waitohu School Fireworks Extravaganza
October 2014
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ABBA time...get the sequins out folks
October 2014
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Nitro Circus returns to Westpac Stadium
October 2014
Plenty of Kapiti Coasters enjoyed the last showing of the Nitro Circus and organisers are promising a five-stop spectacl... More...

Kiwifruits - a fairy tale for grownups
August 2014
KIWIFRUITS a Show By Carl Nixon and Craig Cooper – Directed by Liz AlpineKiwifruits is a New Zealand fairy tale. Not a c... More...

From Kapiti to Italy - A trip to the Movies
June 2014
My movie buddy and I have two new rules about our movie watching. a) don't name any movie you want to see - it just resu... More...

Fox & Woolf hit Kapiti for a weekend of swing
May 2014
1940's swing, will be the theme when the "Fox and the Woolf" hit town next weekend to play two Salute 70 concerts as pa... More...

Pic of the Day - Charlee Stokes at the Waikanae Easter Market
April 2014
Big crowds showed up to enjoy the annual Waikanae Easter Market held i... More...

Kapiti Fest promises great day of Entertainment
April 2014
Kapiti will get a feast of music, food and art at the family day festi... More...

Shoreline Premiere Movie Night!
April 2014
Shoreline Premiere Movie Night! Wednesday the 9th of April, 7:15pm for 8pm showing at Shoreline Cinema Waikanae. Ticke... More...

Jazz and more...
March 2014
Michelle Scullion (flute, vocals) and Gilbert Haisman (piano) play jazz plus folk tunes, fine popular songs, classical t... More...

Kiwi music legend visits Kapiti Club
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Mulled Wine Concert
January 2014
Singer/Songwriter Wayne Mason, renowned for his song "Nature" (voted the best song of the last 75 years by APRA) joins A... More...

Michael Endres Piano Recital in Waikanae
The Waikanae Music Society is proud to welcome back the outstanding German pianist Michael Endres who will be performing... More...

Waikanae Music Society celebrates 35 years.
July 2013
The Waikanae Music Society celebrated its 35th Anniversary with a concert in the Waikanae Memorial Hall on Sunday 7 July... More...

Music for Celtic Harp and Guitar...On this Sunday...click for details...
July 2013
Mulled Wine Concerts in PAEKAKARIKI– Sunday 14 July, 2013 - 2.30pm. ... More...

RAG POETS TO APPEAR LIVE AT THE RAUMATI SOCIAL CLUB, JULY 20TH. 8pm
July 2013
RAG POETS will be performing live on July 20 at 8pm at the Raumati Soc... More...

Roger Fox to Star at Salute 71 Mulled Wine Concert
May 14, 2013
Seventy-one years ago, thousands of American Armed Services were servi... More...

Woodville set to take centre stage in new comedy web series
May 2013
The first episode of the NZ on Air funded web series Woodville launche... More...

'Colour Outside the Lines' is debut album from local singer/songwriter Gill Allen
May 10, 2013
It's New Zealand Music month and with it comes the release of the debu... More...

Theatreworks on Tour....
May 2013
A group of fourteen talented young Kapiti people spent their school holiday perfecting their performance skills at Theat... More...

Ballads and Blues on the Back Porch at the Raumati Social Club
May 2013
Wellington based band Laura Collins and the Back Porch Band will be de... More...

The Black Soap Boys - Friday night show
April 2013
Three Kiwi blues legends will perform at St Peter's Hall, Paekakariki this Friday 12 April, kicking off at 8 p.m. The n... More...

Ali Harper in ‘Naughty and Nice’
Ali Harper is to perform a concert on the Kapiti Coast, showcasing her new double album 'Naughty and Nice' being release... More...

Brilliant Lies opening night approaches
April 2013
Kapiti Playhouse's first production of 2013, Brilliant Lies by David Williamson comes to the stage in April. The play wi... More...

Haggis Sandwich on the menu at Kapiti Playhouse
March 2013
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Kapiti Live Music Club kicks off march with Gravel Road
March 2013
Kapiti Live Music Club is up again for another year and we have Andrew... More...

Theatre Impresarios Take Role at Kapiti Playhouse
March 2013
Successful theatre impresarios, Stewart and Tricia Macpherson are the ... More...

Buskers keep streets alive in Kapiti....
March 2014
A quick citizens poll in Kapiti showed overwhelming support for our street entertainers. Comments included: "Our Busk... More...

Teddy Bears Picnic
January 2013
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Support needed for new Kiwi cartoon
January 2013
A new Kiwi Maori cartoon for a short film animation. THE RANGIMOEKAUS is about a hard-case Kiwi whanau living on a marae... More...

X Factor Auditions in Kapiti
January 2013
The world's biggest music show, The X Factor, is coming to Kapiti for pre-auditions.Do you have The X Factor? You need t... More...

Circus time in Kapiti...........more
January 2013
The Zirka Circus has hit town and is attracting large crowds to the big tent in the field opposite Coastlands Shoppingto... More...

The Beatroot Family - Kapiti talent at its best...
December 2012
The Beatroots are one Kapiti Coast band you are not going to be able t... More...

Merry Christmas Kapiti... More...

hello is anybody out there the day after the world ends...
December 22 The day after the world ended
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Refeshed Rivendell will Guide Park Visitors
December 2012
Three beautifully carved posts will now guide visitors to the beech glade in Kaitoke Regional Park where scenes from The... More...

Carols by the Sea in Kapiti
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Christmas Show at Kapiti Playhouse
November 2012
Sir Alan Ayckbourn's Season's Greetings, directed by Mary-Anne Kindell, will feature at Kapiti Playhouse.Show dates:15th... More...

Kapiti Music to Reclaim the Link
October 2012
For many people the Fat lady hasn't sung on the proposed Kapiti Expressway.Many groups opposing the positioning of the e... More...

Dad & Daughter Date Night – First Sunday in August
July 2012
A group of doting dads are encouraging families to join in on the unof... More...

Inspirations: A jazz and Blues Cabaret
July 2012
Coasters Musical Theatre, bringing live monthly entertainment to the Coast, presents 'Inspirations'It has been several y... More...

Oscar show a winner...
June 2012
The Coasters Theatre have produced a superb show to sold out audiences with their production of ...And The Oscar Goes To... More...

Whirlwind Goes Down a Storm!
June 2012
What a night! Whirlwind celebrated its one year anniversary recently with a sell out concert at Southwards Theatre in Ka... More...

Folk duo head for Kapiti....more...
April 8
Nice Verdes are Sally Miller and Jesse Hamilton, an original world folk music duo from Canada and South Australia. Ha... More...

Lembas - full entertainment program ahead....
March 29
Gail Lewis reports from the Lembas CafeGood gorgeous Autumn morning to you all....I will start with an apology for not g... More...

London for Chistmas....
Singer, songwriter, musician, Andrew London plays has been entertaining visitors to Coastlands over the preChristmas per... More...

Te Horo School - Community Christmas carols
November 16
The Te Horo Community Christmas Carols event will be on Friday 2nd December 5-8pm.Pack your picnic hamper, grab a blanke... More...

Album launch for Paekakariki band Moumou Timers
November 16
Stefan Wolf of local band Moumou Timers has announced the launch date ... More...

NZTrio headline music series
21 March
New Zealand's leading piano trio will open the 2011 series of Mulled Wine Concerts in Paekakariki on Sunday 27 March. ... More...

James the Busker
21 March
He is a common fixture at Coastlands, bringing much needed colour and music. He is known as James the Busker. With th... More...

Lets Rock and Roll
9 March
What better way to raise funds for the Christchurch Earthquake than to hold a Rock and Roll Revival Night. The Rotary C... More...

Kapiti Chamber Choir - Gala Farewell
8 March
Kapiti Chamber Choir will be holding a Gala Farewell concert under Director Guy Jansen on Sunday April 10.The concert wi... More...

Kapiti Playhouse is Steaming ahead
8 March
Kapiti Playhouse's first production for 2011 is Steaming, by Nell Dunn, directed by Kate Spencer. Kapiti Playhouse i... More...

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