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Kāpiti gets Lights Kites and Action
September 10, 2020
The Kāpiti Coast District Council has awarded $190,000 to five events which showcase a distinctly Kāpiti flavour and bring economic benefits by attracting visitors and boosting the local economy. XTERRA Wellington, Maoriland Film Festival, Kāpiti Food Fair, Matariki Lights Art Festival and the Ōtaki Kite Festival... More...

Let's Talk About Me
September 2, 2020
Let's Talk About Me is a Comedy Stage Musical just waiting to happen and we can all be involved. This project is about writing a stage musical based on the New Zealand-focused innovative satirical songwriting of well-known singer/songwriter Andrew London, and the creative writing and theatre performance skills of one of... More...

Friends Rally Round to Make Sure Concert Continues
August 27, 2020
The Waikanae Music Society concert on Sunday 13 September promises to be one of the highlights of the 2020 season. Originally titled "Wilma and Friends" this concert has been organised by well-known violinist Wilma Smith, who for many years was the Concertmaster of the NZ Symphony Orchestra. Unfortunately, as she... More...

Donald Trump Tours to Raumati
The 45th President of the United States is coming to Raumati Social Club on Thursday 3 September 2020. Or, the Southern Hemisphere's #1 Trump impersonator, Alexander Sparrow, will be. In a record-setting tour, the multi-award-winning comedian will perform all over New Zealand coming up to the US election. Sparrow is... More...

Open Mic at Sunday Cantina
August 4, 2020
Phill Simmonds will be hosting the first OPEN MIC at the SUNDAY CANTINA this month. Saturday August 15th. "All ages and stages, all genres and genders. . . aiming to widen the definition of entertainment in the village. . . ha ha a free drink for every performer. "

Mulled Wine Concerts Presents more for music lovers
August 2, 2020
Paekākāariki-based concert organisation Mulled Wine Concerts is reaching the peak of its 2020 concert season with a popular Beethoven concert on Sunday 16 August which is sure to please Kāpiti music-lovers. The concert series - now in its thirteenth season - has made its name by showcasing world-class musicians in an... More...

Comedy Debate - We Don't Know How Lucky We Are
July 26, 2020
Kāpiti's annual comedy debate is set to occur on the 14th August with a stellar line up, and a topic that should be dear to our hearts 'That we don't know how lucky we are'. Organised by the Paraparaumu Branch of the Labour Party, the line up features Ayesha Verrall... More...

Freddy and Pierre 'The Pretty Boys'
July 21, 2020
Freddy Sayer ( Ōtaki College Y9) and Pierre Lange-Gerrard (Te Horo School Y8) have been part of The After School Music Programme run out of Ōtaki College for a long time.This programme is a Not-For-Profit music-learning program that is run as a valuable Community Ser... More...

Waiting for Justice Concert
July 15, 2020
A concert of 'music, spoken word and typography' is being performed on the evening of Saturday August 1st at St Peters Hall, Paekākāariki.Travelling bard Mark Raffills will host the evening, weaving his lyrical magic through an eclectic mix of sounds and projected im... More...

Small Town on Kāpiti Stage
July 12, 2020
Small Town is a musical based on the songs of Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground which is playing July 15th-18th at 7.30pm at Te Raukura ki Kāpiti! "When you're growing up in a small town, and you're having a nervous breakdown; and you think that you'll never escape it... More...

Paekākāariki Open Mic Night
July 11, 2020
Paekākāariki Open Mic Night - don't forget! Friday night, July 31 at 7:30 PM at St Peter's Hall, Paekākāariki.A pleasant user-friendly Open Mic night for lovers of live music in an informal setting. Singers, songwriters, poets and musicians welcome. You get 3 songs o... More...

Cadenza Choir in Kāpiti Concert
July 9, 2020
Cadenza Choir is the newest choir on the Kāpiti Coast.Cadenza are inviting the public to join them as they celebrate the beauty of our region, through Choral music, Photographic art and poetry."Experience nature and humanity..from dawn to dusk. Photography by Bret... More...

Kāpiti Man Builds Cardboard Box Mansion
How to solve the housing crisis is made easy. Just write a great song and start building with Cardboard Boxes. Kāpiti's 'Flying Man' Jeff Simmonds shows how it is done.

Waikanae Concerts Return
June 19, 2020
The Waikanae Music Society will re-open its concert season on Sunday 5 July. Music for Horn and Strings will celebrate the return of Waikanae concerts with a concert from Vesa and Friends.This ensemble is led by NZSO Concertmaster Vesa-Matti Leppanen. Born and rais... More...

Jeff Simmonds - A Paekākāariki Shutdown Song
Jeff Simmonds - A Paekākāariki Shutdown SongIn another installment of his superb Red Beanbag sessions, Kāpiti singer/songwriter, musician, filmmaker Jeff Simmonds has produced A Paekākāariki Shutdown Song.The video accompanying the song is a dystopian but finally opti... More...

Hairspray for Ōtaki - Auditions
March 13, 2020
It has been an award winning movie musical and a hit stage show and now it is the turn of the Ōtaki Players to put on the hugely popular show Hairspray.The call is out for singers/actors/dancers to bring the show to life.The auditions for Hairspray will take pla... More...

Gear Jammers All Fired Up for Classic Car Show
March 10, 2020
This weekend sees the spectacular display of cars on the Kāpiti Coast with the All Fired Up Classic Car Show at Kāpiti Primary SchoolOpen on Sunday (March 15) from 10am to 3pm, the Show is again hosted by Gear Jammers Rod & Muscle Car Club Inc and is lots of fun for... More...

Raumati South Beach on Fire
February 11, 2020
In what looks like being a great night of community fun, the Raumati South Beach Fire 2020 Celebration kicks off at 8pm on Friday Feb 14.Organisers describe the event as whanau-friendly with plenty of live music to celebrate the evening."Bring good vibes, kids, rugs, re... More...

Flying man seen over Kāpiti
Reports are coming in that an amazing flying man has been seen over various parts of Kāpiti. Captured on film, the video is below.Please feel free to Share...

Changes boost Kāpitis events calendar
June 18, 2020
Conversations with event organisers have prompted the Kāpiti Coast District Council to make changes to its Proposed... More...

Open Depot at Steam Inc
June 11, 2020
The hugely popular Steam Incorporated will have the depot open to the public on the weekend of July 11-12.The public... More...

Top European Concert Pianist in Kāpiti
March 5, 2020
In a development that will surely please Kāpiti concert-goers, the highly regarded German pianist Michael Endres will op... More...

Taika takes home the Oscar
February 10, 2020
Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi has become the latest Kiwi to win an Oscar, taking out Best Adapted Screenplay for Jojo Rab... More...

Kāpiti bands wanted for Local Scene 2020
February 5, 2020
Local Musican AJ Crawshaw is on the hunt for some music acts with a connection to Kāpiti for the first Local Scene of 20... More...

Maoriland Film Festival announcment
February 1, 2020
Māoriland Film Festival has announced the Opening and Closing night films for their 7th annual International Indige... More...

Internationally Acclaimed Pianist For Waikanae
October 22, 2019
The final concert of the Waikanae Music Society's 2019 season on Sunda... More...

Waikanae Piano Recital by Tony Chen Lin
September 7, 2019
Described as "a dazzling young pianist", Tony Chen Lin will perform for the Waikanae Music Society on Sunday 22 Septembe... More...

Ōtaki Civic Theatre - Present Phantom
August 24, 2019
REVIEW: OTAKI CIVIC THEATRE PRODUCTION OF 'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA'Fall under the spell of the Phantom!The Phantom of t... More...

Hinemoana Baker live at Aratoi
August 24, 2019
From Paekākāariki to Berlin and back for one show only at Aratoi in Masterton is internationally acclaimed poet, singer, ... More...

Mulled Wine presents A Piano in the Wind
August 6, 2019
Kāpiti's own concert series, Mulled Wine Concerts is renowned for bringing new and interesting works to audiences on the... More...

Levansa Trio to perform in Waikanae
August 1, 2019
The Waikanae Music Society will present a concert by the Levansa Trio on Sunday 18 August. Young Russian cellist Lev Si... More...

Kāpiti violinist becomes viral star
RNZ reports on 23-year-old Richard Taylor performing a piece by Bach outside Coastlands Shopping Centre in Paraparaumu.... More...

Ōtaki Players to stage The Father
April 18, 2019
Directed by Peter Carr and written by Florian Zeller, one of France's hottest new writing talents, The Father, is being ... More...

Golden Kiwi Egg Hunt at Nga Manu
April 12, 2019
FREE admission for children throughout the long weekend - Come and celebrate Easter at Ngā Manu and have fun with a... More...

Wonky Donkey time in Waikanae
April 2, 2019
Join in the fun as Craig Smith performs infectious songs from his much loved books such as The Wonky Donkey and Kaha the... More...

Kāpiti Playhouse - Motherhood the Musical
April, 2019
Motherhood the Musical by Sue Fabisch is presented by Kāpiti Playhouse. Directed by Liz Alpine with musical direction by... More...

Latest from Jeff Simmonds
March 16, 2019
The latest song out from talented Kāpiti musician Jeff Simmonds is now available on Youtube. The track When They Make th... More...

Divalicious Fun to be had at Coasters Musical Theatre
March 12, 2019
The sequel to popular musical show Diva Darlings is about to hit the s... More...

Jewels In the Crown at Queen Elizabeth Park
March 6, 2019
Pack a picnic and come along to Jewels in the Crown and get ready to explore Queen Elizabeth Park like you've never seen... More...

REX HAVENS - US Comedian at Kāpiti Playhouse
March 3, 2019
USA Comedian REX HAVENS is performing at the Kāpiti Playhouse, 7 Ruahine St, Paraparaumu on Wednesday 6 March 2019. ... More...

Police say 'Dont be fooled by ticket scams'
February 27, 2019
Summer tends to be a high point for music lovers, with festivals, big-ticket stadium gigs and outdoor concerts throughou... More...

Parparaumu Country Music Club - Visitors Welcome
PARAPARUMU COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB MEETINGS: The 2nd and 4th Sunday of ... More...

Coastella Dodges Kāpiti Weatherbomb
February 26, 2019
It is every festival organiser's worst nightmare - great outdoor venue, top class acts, but enough rain to dampen any pa... More...

Coastella is only one sleep away
February 22, 2109
Just one more sleep until Kāpiti's premier music festival kicks off. Organisers say the forecast for Saturday is perfect... More...

Rob Joass kicks off Pencarrow tour in Kāpiti
February 19, 2019
The soon to be released Pencarrow is the third solo album of Kāpiti musician Rob Joass following on from Rainlovers (199... More...

Kāpiti Zeal Musicians Lounge showcasing our talented youth
February 18, 2019
Musician's Lounge is an event where youth can come together as a commu... More...

Lawrence Arabia brings Singles Club to Kāpiti
February 14, 2019
New Zealand's "foremost chronicler of 21st Century bourgeois dilemmas," Lawrence Arabia, is back with a tour to celebrat... More...

Coastella Time for Kāpiti
February 14, 2019
New Zealand's most talked about boutique music festival Coastella returns to the stunning Kāpiti Coast with an eclectic ... More...

Raskolnikovs/Travesties gig in Paekākāariki
November 20, 2018
Sixteen years after the band first set sail, Wellington's favourite drunken sailors return to play another of their lege... More...

An Evening Celebrating Kāpiti Songwriters
November 4, 2018
It's the last Local Scene gig for the year, and I'm hoping it goes off with a blast says organiser AJ Crawshaw. "It'... More...

Arahi to Star at Maoriland Hub
October 1, 2018
FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER - ARAHI & HIS BANDMĀORILAND HUB, 7PM DOORS OPEN, $20 Embarking on a nationwide folk tour A... More...

Kāpiti gets hot about the weather
September 23, 2018
Back by popular demand is The Kāpiti Comedy Debate being hosted by the Paraparaumu Labour Party Branch.In recent years t... More...

A Greek/Australian Adventure For Coasters Musical Theatre
September 6, 2018
Coasters Musical Theatre is continuing their 2018 season with tongue-i... More...

Waikanae Club gets the Blues
August 1, 2018
The Phonic Posse and The Jazz Shed presentsHistory of The Blues - A Journey Through The DeltaSaturday August 11t... More...

Kāpiti to Shake Rattle and Roll
June 6, 2018
Operatunity's Resident Artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and Karl Perigo perform the greatest hits of the 50's and 60's ... More...

Kiwi Legends in Kāpiti Concert
June 3, 2018
Ladies & Gentlemen............ Please take your seats!The Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre presents Kiwi Legends: Tina Cros... More...

Coastella Time for Kāpiti
February 17, 2018
The long awaited Coastella Music Festival has arrived with Kāpiti set to rock to a host of international and local acts ... More...

Kāpiti gets World-Class Chamber Jazz show
February 4, 2018
World-class chamber jazz with a little James Joyce is on offer at the Paekākāariki House Concert, Friday 16 February, 7.... More...

Coastella Launch Kāpiti Curtain-raiser
January 17, 2018
It is the biggest annual music event in Kāpiti and Coastella 2018 is now just one month away.The event continues to grow... More...

Raskolnikovs and Travesties set to Rock Paekākāariki
January 16, 2018
Quit your Job! Change your flights! Plan a prison break! Re-organise y... More...

Premier Jazzman in Kāpiti Concert
January 16, 2018
The Kāpiti Coast is home to many people who love the sound of jazz, and most of them will be fans of New Zealand's premi... More...

Happy New Year
January 1, 2018
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Kāpiti steams ahead on the Deco Train
December 18, 2017
Kāpiti's love affair with trains of old continues. The recent North Pole Express was very popular and now Steam Incorpor... More...

Ōtaki's $5.4m Pool opens with a splash
December 14, 2017
Over 100 locals turned out in perfect summer weather tonight for the official opening of the new water-play splash pad a... More...

Kāpiti Jazz Festival in Full Swing
December 1, 2017
Kāpiti's inaugural International Jazz Festival got underway last night with top class international Nanny Assis, a Brazi... More...

Kāpiti Jazz Festival
November 21, 2017
Geoff Culverwell, Kāpiti Jazz & Entertainment Limited is presenting a line-up of brilliant international jazz performers... More...

Trumpets and Voices with Kāpiti Chorale
November 17, 2017
UPDATE: The Kāpiti Chorale/Kāpiti Brass Band concert on Sunday 26th November is sold out. However there are tickets avai... More...

Star of BBC Proms returns to play in Waikanae
From rave reviews at the recent BBC Proms in London's Royal Albert Hall to the Waikanae Memorial Hall could be said to b... More...

Tinkerbell flutters over Kāpiti
September 4, 2017
Charlotte Kerrigan's senior production group school show for this year is Tinkered which will have three shows at the Co... More...

Ryan Edwards and the Cinema Sessions
August 25, 2017
The Cinema Sessions gig is selling out pretty quickly, already a good number of the 40 seats have gone, says Kāpiti sing... More...

That Brekky Bloke on Beach FM - Marty Wilson
August 13, 2017
KC News catches up with Martin Wilson on the 'Morning Marty' at Beach FM 106.3It's 4.30am in the middle of winter. A bit... More...

Save the Date Kāpiti - Coastella 2018
August 12, 2017
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Comedy Debate gets Political
August 8, 2017
Fresh from a sell-out season in Circa, comedian Pinky Agnew will be leading the annual comedy debate in Paraparaumu for ... More...

Crows Feet Dance Collective dance for Kāpiti
2 August, 2017
This month Crows Feet Dance Collective presents a new work C is for Climate Change. Through dance, song and visual i... More...

Charlotte Kerrigan to Launch EP in Paekākāariki
August 1, 2017
Local singer/songwriter Charlotte Kerrigan is set to release her EP Me... More...

PC Singathon for a Great Night out
30 July, 2017
Paraparaumu College and Zeal Music Box present a great night of entertainment this Friday with PC Singathon - (August 4)... More...

Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig with Show Pony - Words & Music
27 July, 2017
Top singer-songwriter and recording artist Charlotte Yates teams up wi... More...

Kiwa String Quartet in Waikanae
17 July, 2017
The highly regarded Kiwa String Quartet will be performing in Waikanae on July 30 at 2.30pm at the Waikanae Memorial Hal... More...

Two Flat Whites at Salt and Wood Collective
17 July, 2017
Two Flat Whites are back at Salt and Wood CollectiveOur style of acoustic guitar, vocal harmonies and harp make for a cr... More...

Coast Access chief gets 17 years for good behaviour
15 July, 2017
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Club Vista - Rockin with Tina Turner Karaoke
11 July, 2017
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Kāpiti Chorale brings Schubert and Liszt en masse
7 July, 2017
Following an accomplished and moving Bruckner concert in May, Kāpiti C... More...

Coastella 2018 Artists Call
23 June, 2017
Coastella is a boutique music festival on the sunny Kāpiti Coast, 45 min from Wellington. We have four stages and have p... More...

Kāpiti Coasters open Little Shop of Horror
June 23, 2017
It is Opening Night for the Coasters Musical Theatre production of a Little Shop of Horrors.​The classic cult ... More...

Peter Ware live at Paraparaumu's Thai Kai
17 June, 2017
Back by popular demand is Kāpiti guitarist and singer Peter Ware who will be performing live at Paraparaumu Restaurant T... More...

Live Music at the Olive Grove Waikanae
16 June, 2017
Kāpiti is fortunate to have several venues for live music and the Olive Grove Cafe in Mahara Place Waikanae is also givi... More...

Anna Leese to Lead Vocal Ensemble in Waikanae
16 June, 2017
The popular Takiri Vocal Ensemble will perform for the Waikanae Music ... More...

Wind and Piano Treat for Waikanae
June, 2017
The Zephyr Wind Ensemble with pianist Diedre Irons will perform for the Waikanae Music Society on Sunday 11 June.Con... More...

Hobnail - Blue Sky Songs Ready to Roll
5 June, 2017
Hobnail are just putting the finishing touches on their newest album..."Blue Sky Songs" which is a little more toward th... More...

Kāpiti Family Express lets off steam
2 June, 2017
Bring the family to ride on our Kāpiti Family Express to experience the nostalgia of travelling on a real heritage steam... More...

Kāpiti's AJ Crawshaw EP Release
May 2017
Kāpiti musician AJ Crawshaw says he is looking forward to the release of his new EP titled In Light and Shadow."I'm exci... More...

Putting Kāpiti to Sleep
May 2017
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Blues and Soul Star to Shine at Te Takere
April 2017
Paul Ubana Jones Live at Te Takere Saturday 29 April at 7pmA national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is a conjuror of un... More...

Waikanae Club host Gary and Tim
April 2017
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Chills hit Paekākāariki
April 2017
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The Amici Ensembles Annual Pilgrimage to Waikanae
April 2017
Twenty-four concerts over 28 years is an amazing record and that is wh... More...

Musical Magic in Paekākāariki
April 2017
The Crimson Club have invited their friends The Indigo Sessions to cross Queen Elizabeth Park and make an evening of mus... More...

Ōtaki Kite Festival Takes Off
March 2017
Come fly with us at the Ōtaki Kite Festival held annually at our stunning Ōtaki Beach on the Kāpiti Coast, just one hour... More...

How do you Sleep - New Release from Ryan Edwards
March 2017
This is a song about homelessness. Points for Purpose is a movement ab... More...

Kāpiti Celebrates FUSION
March 2017
Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre shared their event.Sponsored FUSION showcases Kāpiti's diverse cultures vi... More...

St Patrick's Day in Kāpiti
March 2017
St Patrick's DayThe Social, 8 Kāpiti Lights, Paraparaumu, Kāpiti CoastFriday 17 March 2017 4:00pm 12:00amR... More...

Kāpiti 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 ... More...

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

Coastella Returns - sunshine awaits
February 2017
When:Sat 25 Feb 2017, 1:00pm11:00pm Where:Southward Car Museum, Otaihanga Rd, Otaihanga, Paraparaumu, Kāpiti Coast... More...

Paekākāariki set to shake for the quake
January 2017
At Wellington Anniversary weekend - don't head away from Kāpiti. Bring your family and friends to a special night of top... More...

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

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

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

Kāpiti Playhouse put on unforgettable show
July 2016
FORGET-ME-KNOT by David TristramA short blurbEver suffered from memory loss? Imagine the predicament of poor R... More...

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

Coastella gurus bring it to Kāpiti
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 - Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti Island
Mandy Dixon of New York made the most of a recent visit to Kāpiti 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...

Paekākāariki 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 $20Brace yo... More...

Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti
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 Kāpiti
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 2015Saturday 18 April 2015, 2:00pm4:30pmBe Quick Book now for the variety concert by Kāpiti... 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 Paekākāariki
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...

Paekākāariki Lament Wins International Video Award
December 2014
A Kāpiti-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 2pmRAUMATI 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 Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti 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...

Kāpiti Fest promises great day of Entertainment
April 2014
Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti 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...

Celebrating Radio in Paekākāariki
Paekākāariki 88.2FM Afternoon Tea, Discussion and Music, 2-5pm, Sunday 28 July, St Peters Hall, Paekākāariki. Bring a plat... 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 Kāpiti 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, Paekākāariki 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 Kāpiti Coast, showcasing her new double album 'Naughty and Nice' being release... More...

Brilliant Lies opening night approaches
April 2013
Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti Playhouse
March 2013
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Kāpiti Live Music Club kicks off march with Gravel Road
March 2013
Kāpiti Live Music Club is up again for another year and we have Andrew... More...

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

Buskers keep streets alive in Kāpiti....
March 2014
A quick citizens poll in Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti
January 2013
The world's biggest music show, The X Factor, is coming to Kāpiti for pre-auditions.Do you have The X Factor? You need t... More...

Circus time in Kāpiti...........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 - Kāpiti talent at its best...
December 2012
The Beatroots are one Kāpiti Coast band you are not going to be able t... More...

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

Kāpiti Music to Reclaim the Link
October 2012
For many people the Fat lady hasn't sung on the proposed Kāpiti 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 Kāpiti....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 Paekākāariki 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 Paekākāariki 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...

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

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

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