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Waikanae Grant Applications available
May 24, 2018
Waikanae community organisations can apply for a funding boost through the Waikanae Community Board's annual Capital Improvement Fund grant. Applications are now open for this year's grants totalling $24,000. Grants are made for capital projects that will benefit a significant portion of the Waikanae community. That... More...

Free Curtains for Otaki Homes
May 24, 2018
Kapiti District Council, Energywise Otaki, Citizens Advice Bureau, Otaki and the Wellington Sustainable Trust have arranged for free thermal curtains for Otaki residents holding a Community Services card. Good curtains can go a long way to keeping your home warm during winter. Power bills can be lower just by having... More...

Kapiti Genealogy group to meet
May 5, 2018
The next meeting of Kapiti Genealogy will be held from 7pm on Tuesday May 22 at Kapiti Community Centre, Ngahina Street, Paraparaumu. Topic: Collaborative Online Family Trees (following short AGM) All welcome. Visitors $3. 00 ALSO May meeting of KapGen Day Group will be held from 1. 30pm on Wednesday 16 May at... More...

Kapiti wide Appeal for KYS
May 4, 2018
KYS will hold its Annual Street Appeal in Kapiti from 8am – 4pm Saturday 12th May 2018. First held in 2015, the KYS Street Appeal has become an annual event that helps raise much needed funds for this long standing local charity. "The Annual Appeal is a great day for our staff and volunteers to be out in the com... More...

Waikanae Volunteer Fire Brigade celebrates 25 years at the movies
April 23, 2018
The Waikanae Volunteer Fire Brigade is holding a special movie night at Shoreline Cinema as part of their 25 year celebrations. Not only is there a French movie about a French woman in a fire brigade in the south of France, but also there will be a ten minute movie made and directed in Waikanae which is all about the cr... More...

Paekakariki holds World's smallest beer festival
April, 2018
The Southern Hemisphere's, if not the world's, smallest beer festival is being held at Paekakariki's St Peters Village Hall as part of the centennial celebrations for the legendary hall. "Anything smaller would just be having your mates over to sample a few brews," says Tim Ward, Smallest Beer Festival festival organise... More...

Otaki Health Camp - Talk by Di Buchan
March 24, 2018
SUNDAY 25 MARCH: DI BUCHAN'I don't think the average New Zealander has any idea what some of the families in this country struggle with and how hard life can be,' writes Fiona Inkpen, CEO of Stand New Zealand. 'And we are all just a shock away from it – like losing your job or your home. 'In June 2015 the manager of Sta... More...

Kapiti BNI function raises over $3000 for Mary Potter Hospice
March 7, 2018
There may have been the tail end of a cyclone passing over but that didn't deter the hardy souls who turned out to the recent BNI fundraiser night for Mary Potter Hospice. BNI Better Business president Marc Hamilton says they were thrilled at the response to their fundraiser held last week at the Jolly Pub with... More...

$9million in Electra discounts announced
March 2, 2018
Close to $9million in discounts is in the process of being distributed to customers of Electra in the Kapiti and Horowhenua Districts. Electra CEO Neil Simmonds says the amount to be paid out is about $8. 8million but may go over the $9million mark. He says the formula for determining the amount each customer gets... More...

Otaihanga Now Equipped With Life Saving Defibrillator
February 21, 2018
Recently, the installation of another Kapiti defibrillator has been completed at the Otaihanga Boating Club. The coordination of this further milestone has been overseen by Shirley Stratton of the Kapiti Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Otaihanga Boating Club Officials, Commodore Steve Aitken and Secretary Deb A... More...

Waikanae Support Hub gets Official Opening
February 12, 2018
The official opening of the new Waikanae Support Hub will provide a sought after service at 13A Mahara Place, Waikanae. Spokesperson, former Kapiti Mayor Iride McCloy, says the Waikanae Support Hub will offer a front door to anyone in the community seeking information or assistance as well as arranging specific purp... More...

Kapiti and Horowhenua join in Hunger for Colour
February 5, 2018
Kapiti and Horowhenua stores have joined the foodbank initiative where cans of food are swapped for cans of paints. Over the last three years, Kiwis swapped over 110,000 cans of food for paint, with community groups such as Palmy Rocks driving a huge rise in donations last year. Paint company Resene and generous ... More...

BNI Night for Kapiti Mary Potter Hospice
February 4, 2018
The BNI Better Business group on the Kapiti Coast is hosting a fundraiser in aid of the Mary Potter Hospice on February 21 from 7:00pm at the Jolly Pub on Mazengarb Road, hosted by the very excellent Ian Mate Klinac. BNI President Marc Hamilton says come along early and enjoy the legendary hospitality at the Jolly befor... More...

Kapiti call for emergency transparency
February 3, 2018
Community campaigner Dale Evans has recently raised the issue about confusing public warnings of natural disaster events. "If the siren goes off how are the public to know if it is for fire, flood, tsunami or earthquake," says Mr Evans. Mr Evans is calling for complete transparency over emergency management on th... More...

Coastella Music Festival Shines a Light on Men’s Mental Health
January 18, 2018
Coastella Music Festival is looking to shine a light on men's mental health awareness this year by supporting local Kāpiti charity Whirlwind. The charity, co-founded and managed by Kapiti locals Ryan Edwards and counselor Martin Sloman, aims to enable men to pos... More...

Kapiti Life-Saving Equipment Installed
Saving lives in the community just got a whole lot easier with the installation of three more AEDs in Kapiti this week.One of Kapiti Rotary's projects this year has been to install Automated External Defibrillators (AED's) around the Kapiti District. This week there... More...

Kapiti Festival Attracts Thousands
December 1, 2017
The recent Kapiti Festival has been judged a huge success by the public, organisers and participants.Based on promotion and volunteer work by local BNI chapters, this year's Festival incorporated the Mary Potter Hospice Strawberry Festival. Craig Bardell, chair of th... More...

Christmas Gift for Free Ambulance in Kapiti
December 1, 2017
Cindy Foote of Jade Property Management says a recent decision about giving clients Christmas gifts was made easier following her experience with Outward Bound. Ms Foote says the challenges of Outward Bound changed the paradigm for her in terms of consumption. She... More...

UPDATE - Lindale Village Market Restarts
December 1, 2017
UPDATE: The Market will be open Sunday 3 December from 1pm - 4pmIt was once one of the biggest farmers markets in the region and now the Lindale Village Market is getting a rebirth.Many visitors to the Lindale Village in Paraparaumu remember the popularity of the old ma... More...

Kapiti Rotary Trailer Raffle Winners
The Jacques Family of Paraparaumu are the winners of the annual Trailer Raffle conducted by the Rotary Club of Kapiti. The prize consists of the trailer, plus two junior bicycles, a TV set, and a large quantity of grocery items. Total value is around $5000, and the s... More...

Police Video goes viral
SEE VIDEO BELOWThe 'World's Most Entertaining Police Recruitment Video' is living up to its name with a massive national and international online response following its launch yesterday evening. In just 12 hours the video posted to the New Zealand Police Recruitment ... More...

Kapiti gets new Genealogy Daytime Group
January 16, 2018
A new Genealogy group is starting this week and anyone interested in finding out about their ancestry is welcome to join... More...

Merry Christmas Kapiti
December 25, 2017
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Santa Time in Kapiti
December 20, 2017
With just five days left the mad scramble for Christmas shopping is about to hit top gear. Amid all the mayhem is the qu... More...

Otaki becomes North Pole for Christmas Express
December 19, 2017
Sarah Ferguson, of Te Horo says she is amazed and delighted at the po... More...

Waikanae Community Support Centre
December 10, 2017
The new Waikanae Community Support Centre are having their preliminary opening this Tuesday (Dec 12) between 10.00am and... More...

Kapiti Council sets priorities for social funding
December 11, 2017
The Kapiti Coast District Council is adopting a new approach to the wa... More...

Early Christmas in Waikanae
December 6, 2017
Waikanae Library, Menzshed, Wellington Free Ambulance and Destination Waikanae are teaming up to have some lovely activi... More...

White Ribbon Day - story of a survivor
November 25, 2017
A message on White Ribbon Day 25 November 2017 from a survivor of domestic violence, Kristin Dunne."I was reflecting on ... More...

Launch of Kapiti Parents Together
November 17, 2017
Parents TOGETHER is a new community group intent on offering arts, crafts, cooking, gardening, first aid and parenting h... More...

Kapiti Youthquest closure avoidable
November 12, 2017
The Nikau Foundation shares the Kapiti Coast community's shock at the announcement of the liquidation of Youthquest Kapi... More...

Kapiti Coast Festival set for Great Day
November 13, 2017
The weather forecast for Saturday says the sun will be shining on the Kapiti Coast Festival being held at Kapiti School.... More...

Firefighters hike through Kapiti for MND
November 11, 2017
On the hero scale firefighters are off the charts, risking life and limb to save lives. and this weekend an intrepid tea... More...

Richard Calkin goes MoBro
November 10, 2017
If many of your friends and neighbours have seemed a bit more hirsute recently they may well be taking part in the succe... More...

2017 Combined Kapiti Lions Monster Bookfair
October 6, 2017
This year's Kapiti Lions Monster Bookfair is on Saturday and Sunday the 14th and 15th of October.This is one of Kapiti's... More...

Waikanae Playcentre Garage Sale - all welcome
September 25, 2017
This Saturday (September 30) the Waikanae Playcentre are holding a Garage Sale and this is a great chnace to grab a barg... More...

Reikorangi Spring Fling
September 16, 2017
The Reikorangi Residents Association present the inaugural Spring Fling! Country Fair. Looks like the Spring Fling is go... More...

Nikau Foundation on Board with Kapiti Business Awards
14 September, 2017
Nikau Foundation says it is pleased to announce their sponsorship of t... More...

Kapiti Fashion, Food and Fun for Arts Centre
September 1, 2017
The invitation is out to take part in a great Kapiti event at the end of the month.Join us on the 30th of September for ... More...

Kapiti Coast Festival set to shine
August 23, 2017
Philip Harris of Mary Potter Hospice is enthusiastic about the prospects for this year's Kapiti Coast Festival which inc... More...

Harpers Little Art Auction
August 13, 2017
Harpers Little Art Auction Southward Car Museum, Otaihanga Rd, Paraparaumu, Kapiti Coast Saturday 28 October 2017 ... More...

We Matter New Zealand
August 13, 2017
Every day at least one child gets admitted to hospital from an injury, from assault or neglect or maltreatment. Almost h... More...

Overcoming hurdles and on to Success
August 13, 2017
Christchurch-born Blake Ison, provided the Kapiti Rotary Club with an intriguing address on Thursday night on his growin... More...

Kapiti Councillor sees homelessness in Auckland
August 11, 2017
This week I attended my second annual Local Government NZ Conference i... More...

Neill Inkster - a gentleman passes
23 July, 2017
Neill Inkster, one of New Zealand's most well known Rotarians and a prominent member of the Kapiti Rotary Club for 14 ye... More...

Paraparaumu Disaster Plan
24 July, 2017
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Kapiti WEA Spring Programme
August 10, 2017
The Kapiti WEA has announced its spring programme. July 29th Bryan Wells talks on the Battle of Waterloo at the Kapiti ... More...

AEDs saving lives in Kapiti
19 July, 2017
AEDs are lifesavers and for many Kapiti people they maybe closer than you think. For those of you who don't know wha... More...

Starting up new ideas in Kapiti
19 July, 2017
Startup Weekend is back for a second year in Kapiti. Ready to help guide new startup ideas to success is MJ Brodie, who ... More...

Liz Koh receives prestigious Rotary award
12 July, 2017
Former Rotary Club President Liz Koh was awarded the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow medal at the Kapiti Rotary Club's ch... More...

Kapiti - Whirlwind needs your help
3 July, 2017
Whirlwind is a growing community of men helping each other to get better at the mental side of life. Through the sharing... More...

Waikanae kids shine at Matariki celebration
3 July, 2017
The Whakarongotai Marae was abuzz as Waikanae School children gathered to celebrate Matariki.Matariki, also known as the... More...

Kapiti Volunteers celebrate a week to remember
21 June, 2017
Kapiti has a great volunteer base and this week is about recognising t... More...

Film in Waikanae addresses male violence
20 June, 2017
The question – Does society normalise behaviour that encourages male violence? – will be put in a film The Mask you ... More...

Waikanae Family History Group AGM
12 June, 2017
The Waikanae Family History Group will be holding their AGM on 22 June at the Waikanae Chartered Club, Elizabeth Street.... More...

Event Planning Workshop in Raumati
6 June, 2017
Come along to the Te Ara Korowai Event Planning Workshop on 13th June at 12pm to 2pm in Raumati.This workshop is designe... More...

Reikorangi Residents Make Most of Community Gathering
7 June. 2017
Reikorangi resident's enjoyed an afternoon of games and fun at the wee... More...

Kapiti Boomerang Bags are underway
6 June, 2017
The Kapiti Community Centre has been overwhelmed and are hugely excited by the interest in their Boomerang Bags initiati... More...

Baby Sensory Kapiti Celebrates with Big Birthday Bash in Paraparaumu
1 June, 2017
Big Birthday Bash: This June marks one year of Baby Sensory classes in... More...

Waikanae Menzshed complete Memorial Day Hut
May 2017
In 1942, small cities of windowless huts sprang up around the Kapiti Coast to house thousands of American soldiers trai... More...

Kapiti Hightide Building Community with Creativity
May 2017
Walking into Hightide Café on Paraparaumu Beach felt like one of those... More...

Kapiti hosts Pink Ribbon Breakfast
May 2017
There is just one week to go and there are still places to fill, if you want to attend the Kapiti Pink Ribbon Breakfast.... More...

Rotary hand up for Kapiti Arts Centre
May 2017
At a recent Paraparaumu Rotary Club meeting president Marion Patchett presented Kapiti College principal Tony Kane with ... More...

Kapiti Toastmasters clubs are really something to talk about
May 2017
The value of Toastmasters is enormous says Coastmasters President Nu T... More...

Scrum Secrets of the Front Row
May 2017
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Kapiti Volunteer Street Collectors needed
May 2017
Mary Potter Hospice are fast heading towards their Annual Street Collection – Friday 19 & Saturday 20 May and they are i... More...

Mary Potter Hospice Shop Sale
May 2017
The May Day Sale has kicked off at our Mary Potter Hospice Shops! Get into your local store today to find hidden treasur... More...

Kapiti Rotary Firewood Sale
May 28, 2017
The Kapiti Rotary Club are fundraising with a massive firewood sale. This has proved very popular so far and with a cold... More...

Kapiti not immune from Housing Crisis
April 2017
Kapiti has not been immune from the impacts of what many have termed a housing crisis. Rents have soared, accommodation ... More...

Curtain Bank returns to Otaki
April 2017
Wellington Curtain Bank is returning to Otaki to make it easier for local families to get free, lined curtains ahead of ... More...

Kapiti Coast Applications welcome for Scholarship
April 2017
Kapiti women who qualify are welcome to apply for the Rural Women New ... More...

Westpac achieves Dementia-Friendly Award
April 2017
Westpac has become New Zealand's first dementia-friendly bank, earning the Alzheimers New Zealand Dementia-Friendly Awar... More...

Kapiti Cardiac Club provide rest stop
April 2017
The Kapiti Cardiac Club temporarily had more funds in the coffers than was needed in the close future so a decision was ... More...

Kapiti generous for Red Puppy Appeal
March 2017
Kapiti collectors reported a generous response to the Blind Foundation's Red Puppy Appeal.Marilyn Wilkinson of Paraparau... More...

Low Carbon Kapiti Meeting
March 2017
Meeting notice: Low Carbon Kapiti kick off Sunday 19 March 2017, 2:00 - 4:00pm, Kapiti Community Centre. Thi... More...

Painted Rocks to help Hungry Kiwis
March 2017
Painted rocks have helped boost a campaign supporting hungry Kiwis. The Resene Hunger for Colour campaign almost tripled... More...

Data collection breaches privacy
March 2017
MSD's client data collection is a breach of privacy, says NZAC Handing over personal details of clients who are seeki... More...

Carwash fundraiser Saturday 25 Feb
February 2017
The Kenakena School carwash fundraiser for Kahikatea Syndicate is getting closer - this Sat 25 Feb, 9.30am to 2.30pm at ... More...

Philanthropy at its Best
February 2017
Perspectives on what makes a good funderFrom the Blog of Kate FrykbergHere are four different perspectives on the charac... More...

The Trams are Back In Business at Queen Elizabeth Park
December 2016
After being out of service for over 9 months, and the expenditure of i... More...

New report on how many animals are used for research, testing and teaching in NZ
December 2016
Today the 2015 figures on the animals used for research, testing and t... More...

Kapiti School Patrols march for road safety
December 2016
Pupils from Kapiti primary schools braved heavy rain to parade through Paraparaumu town centre today, celebrating their ... More...

Century 21 Goes Pink for New Zealand Breast Cancer Charities
October 2016
Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women, affecting one in ni... More...

Haere rā from Kae at Kapiti Community Centre
October 2016
Gosh, time flies when you are having fun and it seems like only yester... More...

Dig deep Kapiti, it’s Daffodil Day
August 2016
Hundreds of ANZ staff throughout the country will be rattling buckets today as they collect money for Daffodil Day, the ... More...

Kapiti community grants now open
July 2016
This year's funding round for Kapiti community grants is now open. More than $40,000 of grants is available to suppor... More...

Kapiti call for New Zealander of the Year nominations
July 2016
Kapiti produces a large number of high achievers and nominations are n... More...

Coast Access Radio adds new broadcasters
July 2016
Coast Access Radio, based in Waikanae, has added three new star broadcasters to the lineup.Station manager Graeme Joyes ... More...

Kapiti Bird Show
April 2016
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Ghost Writers and Museum Stories
April 2016
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Car Boot Sale for Waikanae Kindy
April 2016
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Waikanae Easter Market draws good crowd
March 2016
The Waikanae Easter Market in Mahara Place was again the place to be with big crowds turning up to enjoy the lovely weat... More...

Kapiti Toy Library Movie Night Fundraiser
March 2016
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Kapiti Community Centre all set for International Cultural Gathering
March 2016
Kia ora from your Kapiti Community Centre.....It seems like Kae and I ... More...

Christmas Sale to support Shed
December 2015
Kapiti not for profit organisation, The Shed Project will be spreading Christmas cheer with a Garage sale and light disp... More...

Volunteer for IHC
December 2015
IHC is looking for volunteers to join their One-to-One Friendship and Skills-based volunteering programmes. By taking a ... More...

Kapiti sings at Carols by the Sea
December 2015
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Kapiti Women's Centre STREET APPEAL FRIDAY 16 OCTOBER
October 2015
STREET APPEAL FRIDAY 16 OCTOBER Don't forget our annual Street Appe... More...

The Name's Bond, James Bond
October 2015
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Captioning called for
October 2015
The New Zealand Captioning Working Group is asking for your help to make a real difference in the lives of hundreds of t... More...

Rotary Raffle Returns
September 2015
The Kapiti Rotary Club are back again with their famous trailer raffle. Win this trailer (pictured) plus all the content... More...

Otaki Community Expo
September 2015
Community groups will showcase their services and activities at the Otaki Community Expo on Saturday 12 September.Organi... More...

TV3 story not so charitable
September 2015
Open Letter from Charities Services You may have seen a news story that was broadcast on Wednesday evening on TV3's S... More...

Red Cross needs your support to help refugees
September 2015
New Zealand Red Cross is offering concerned Kiwis some practical ideas... More...

NZ humanitarian agencies say temporary increase in refugee quota a good start
September 2015
New Zealand humanitarian aid workers have welcomed the government's co... More...

Early bird registrations open for the Santa Run
September 2015
The Great KidsCan Santa Run is open for early bird registrations! Last... More...

Brownies and Guides welcome new members
July 2015
Bronwyn Glavin, who is Guide Leader of the First Waikanae Guides, sent us this photograph to make you smile this morning... More...

OUR LADY OF KAPITI PARISH CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
December 2014
Our lady of Kapiti Parish Christmas luncheon takes place at Southward Car Museum on Sunday December 14. This luncheon... More...

Kapiti Mo's help raise over $1.1M for Men's Health
December 2014
Observers will have seen a greater number of hairy faces in Kapiti ove... More...

Kapiti fire brigade have faster access to burning buildings
December 2014
The generosity of private donors from the Kapiti region has enabled th... More...

Rotary Trailer winner announced
December 2014
This year's Kapiti Rotary trailer raffle has been drawn. The winning ticket 5363 was purchased at Mitre 10 Mega in Parap... More...

Strawberry Festival hits Paraparaumu Beach
November 2014
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MOvember time to lose the shavers
November 2014
ONLY ONE IN FOUR KIWI MEN HAPPY AND HEALTHY25 – 34 is the charmed decade for men to feel the happiest 18 – 24 year o... More...

ANZ raises $1m for Daffodil Day
November 2014
The bake sales, sausage sizzles, quiz nights, stair climbs and golf tournaments have paid off – official figures are in,... More...

Business chance to make success of Kapiti Youth Quest
October 2014
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Destination Waikanae stall popular choice at Market Day
October 2014
Report from Destination WaikanaeIt was great to see so many of you at ... More...

Rotary announces ongoing support of Relay for life
October 2014
The Rotary Club of Kapiti has once again made a commitment to support ... More...

Te Horo celebrates 100 Years of Community Spirit
October 2014
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Kiwi icons partner to protect and nurture New Zealand's future
October 2014
Public Trust has committed to becoming a 'Pick Me Help Plunket' partne... More...

Lions Club of Kapiti - Under New Management
October 2014
The new Board of the Lions Club of Kapiti has been elected with Brian Daw taking over as President for the current year ... More...

GRAVITY GIVES – JUMP TO SAVE CHILDREN
December 2013
"Gravity Gives invites seasoned and budding skydivers and bungy jumpers to hurl themselves out of planes and off rock fa... More...

Tickets now available for The 20th Annual Wattie’s Cans Film Festival
November 2013
Movie lovers around the country can visit their local participating ci... More...

Hollywood helps local Epilepsy Awareness Campaign
November 2013
Get ready! It's here…November is talk about it month! 'Talk About It!'... More...

Quiz night for Student Scholarships
November 2013
We are a group of parents, whanau and care givers who did not hang up our fund raising hats after our children completed... More...

Plunket: Keep kiwi kids safe in cars this Labour weekend
October 2013
Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their kids' safe... More...

HUHA (Helping You Help Animals) 80s Disco
October 2013
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Kapiti Community Foodbank fills necessary role
October 2013
The Annual General Meeting of the Kapiti Community Foodbank was held o... More...

A close shave at the Waikanae Club
September 2013
These courageous souls gave up their golden (and some grey) locks in a good cause at the Waikanae Club last week.As a fu... More...

Club HUHA needs a helping hand in Otaki
September 2013
We are so busy at Club HUHA that we are seeking to increase our team at our Otaki shelter. If you think you've got wh... More...

More volunteers needed for Wellington Free Ambulance Street Appeal
September 2013
Kapiti residents benefit greatly from having the Wellington Free Ambul... More...

A ‘pawfect’ opportunity to support your local SPCA
August 2013
Cupcake Day for the SPCA is here again – Monday 26th August SPCA Cu... More...

Waikanae Lions holding Super Plant Bonanza
July 2013
The Waikanae Lions Club are holding a "Super Plant Bonanza" on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September to raise funds fo... More...

Unique Well gives to Wellington Free Ambulance
July 2013
Kapiti directly benefits from a unique artesian well in Wellington whi... More...

Lions Clubs International Foundation is pledging $7.8 million to Special Olympics
July 2013
Lions Clubs International Foundation is pledging $7.8 million to Speci... More...

Crafts on the Coast is back!
May 2013
Crafts on the Coast is back! With their third eagerly anticipated craft market, boasting a wide range of locally made q... More...

Kapiti Plunket celebrates International Nurses Day
May 2013
On 12 May, the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, it's ... More...

Wellington Free Ambulance celebrates Kapiti anniversay
May 7, 2013
Wellington Free Ambulance is celebrating its 4th year anniversary of U... More...

Relay For Life Kapiti raises nearly $91,000
May 2013
Nearly $91,000 has been raised by the Cancer Society's Relay For Life event in Kapiti, making a significant contribution... More...

Have Fun and Learn Something New at Your Community Centre
May 2013
We are now taking registrations for our autumn community social and ed... More...

Recognising the work of midwives
May 2013
Midwives in New Zealand are inviting colleagues in the health services, politicians, consumer organisations, mothers and... More...

Poverty costs hit hard
April 2013
The social and economic consequences of not taking action to reduce child poverty in New Zealand are too costly to every... More...

Burn prevention, Keeping Kapiti kids Safe in the home this Winter
April 2013
Every day in New Zealand about a classroom full of children (22) is ad... More...

Kapiti Friends Of Animal Charities group....
April 2013
Approximately one year ago a group of friends got together and decided to form a non profit charitable organisation to a... More...

Rotary crew turn out for Kapiti Relay for Life
April 2013
The Rotary Club of Kapiti were among dozens of community groups who tu... More...

Plunket: Keep Kiwi kids safe this Easter
March 2013
Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their kids' safety while they're on the roads this holiday weekend... More...

Cancer Society collecting in Kapiti
March 2013
Cancer Society volunteer Anna Upton is pictured collecting for child cancer care recently in Waikanae. Anna has been a C... More...

El Rancho Open Day for Easter Sunday
March 2013
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Confidence for Kids workshops in Raumati South
March 2013
"Workshops that Increase Confidence, Overcome Anxiety and Improve Comm... More...

Paekakariki Express Rides for Life
March 2013
The Paekakariki Express, Christian Cullen, and six others are riding their bikes from Cape Reinga to Bluff to raise mone... More...

Have Fun and Learn Something New at Your Community Centre
January 2013 - NewYear – New Hobbies? Come along, meet new people and learn something new at your Community Centre
Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre is now running a community so... More...

Nga Manu Nature Reserve - a must see this summer
January 2013
Nga Manu Nature Reserve offers you a unique opportunity to have a hand... More...

RNZAF Big Band Concert for Southwards
January 2013
If you would like to enjoy an afternoon being entertained by this very popular group of talented musicians, put Sunday 2... More...

Strong support for NZ Newborn Hearing Screening Programme.
January 2013
The National Foundation for the Deaf and the affiliated group Project ... More...

10 Things To diffuse Stress for Children This Holiday Period
January 2013
As Presbyterian Support launches its second tier of the Guardian Angel... More...

Local artists show support for Wellington Rape Crisis
December 2012
On Saturday the 8th of December, artworks donated by local artists wil... More...

T G Macarthy Trust celebrates centenary of giving
December 2012
The T G Macarthy Trust is celebrating its 100 year anniversary with a ... More...

Fran Wilde hosted by Kapiti Rotary
October 2012
Chair of the Wellington Regional Council Hon. Fran Wilde addressed the Kapiti Rotary Club last week. Ms Wilde present... More...

Sun shines on Daffodil Day in Kapiti
September 2012
Over 300 local volunteers are have taken part in the Cancer Society's street collection in Kapiti this year. With anothe... More...

Cupcakes For SPCA
August 2012
A recent fundraising day for the SPCA was held at Waikanae School. Concerned for the welfare of animals Jessica Glover,... More...

Kapiti Community Centre - Activities for all
August 2012
The Kapiti Community Centre has a number of hobby, support and community groups that regularly use the centre.Please hav... More...

Can You Be The Loudest
August 2012
Peter Davis at AD Architecture says the company has set up a web page to fundraise for Loud Shirt Day."Please take a mom... More...

Kapiti Plunket proud to support World Breastfeeding Week
August 2012
Breastfeeding is celebrated around the world every year from 1 - 7 Aug... More...

Plunket welcomes inquiry into preventing child abuse
July 2012
New Zealand's largest provider of services to support the wellbeing of... More...

RNZFB supports a fair deal on copyright
July 2012
The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) supports the launch of the Fair Deal cause to highlight the Trans ... More...

Support Skylight! - Affordable Art Show
June 2012
Bring yourself, your family and your friends to The Affordable ART SHOW Saturday August 4th, 2012 GET YOUR T... More...

Rotary Food Bank Appeal exceeds expectations
June 2012
Organiser Dave Edwards said the Rotary Club of Kapiti's Annual Foodbank Appeal was again highly successful."We are very ... More...

Garden Show on the Radar......
March 20
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It's Good to Give
March 2
Organ Donation New Zealand, in conjunction with Kidney Health New Zealand is organising Kidney Awareness Week and the th... More...

Inaugural New Zealand Hearing Hero announced
February 29
The National Foundation for the Deaf is delighted to announce that the inaugural Hearing Hero Award has been awarded to ... More...

Plunket: Keep kiwi kids safe in cars
February 29
The horrific car accident this week near the Waikato town on Patetonga has prompted Plunket to restate the importance of... More...

Second Chance Fashion Sale 2012
22 February
Just 18 days to go now to our big sale day on 10 March. Things are getting very exciting in the store room with lots of... More...

Animal welfare collection gets good response....
Animal Welfare collector Russell Pine of Paraparaumu is pictured at Co... More...

Christmas Memory Tree.....
December 11
The Waikanae Cancer Auxiliary will be at the South end of Coastlands Mall, Paraparaumu from Saturday 10 to Wednesday 21 ... More...

Amnesty International 50th Anniversary - Saturday December 10
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Plunket: Keep kids safe in cars these holidays
November 16
Plunket is urging people to have their child car restraints checked be... More...

Hospice Strawberry Festival at MacLean Park
November 17
Mary Potter Hospice will be holding their annual Hospice Strawberry Festival on Saturday November 19 from 10am to 4pm at... More...

Autism Appeal in Kapiti
3 June
This week has seen collections for Autism New Zealand held throughout the country, including key collection points in Ka... More...

Lions Launch Plant Bonanza
22 April
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Immunisation vital for protection of New Zealand communities
10 April
News of six cases of English measles being confirmed in Hastings has p... More...

SPCA - finding homes for pets
2 April
The Waikanae branch of the SPCA have been at Coastlands promoting their Adopt a Pet programme. The SPCA cares for ar... More...

Lions roar for child cancer appeal
29 March
Jill Tebbs was one of many Kapiti Pakeke Lions Club members who recently collected at Coastlands for the Child Cancer Ap... More...

From Oil Dependence to Local Resilience
14 March
Deirdre Kent reports from Transition Otaki1. Energy Group. As a result of the well attended public meeting on 23 Feb on... More...

That will make the tea taste better
13 March
Emma Broughton and Grace Brabham made the most of perfect weekend weather to tempt passing motorists with Girl Guide Bis... More...

Biscuit time jingles from Brownies
8 March
Waikanae Brownies were lucky to visit Coast Access Radio 104.7 fm to record some jingles they had written themselves to ... More...

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