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Community Answers Council’s Call To Have A Say On Draft Long-term Plan

Friday, 14 May 2021, 8:37 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Over 700 people have had their say on Kāpiti District Council’s draft Long-term Plan 2021–41. Council was asking for views on four key decisions, the big issues and challenges facing the district, our proposal to increase our work programme and ... More >>

Kāpiti Coast District Council Confirms Earlier Decision On Māori Ward

Friday, 7 May 2021, 10:54 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Guided by the recommendation of its iwi partners, Councillors today confirmed their October 2020 resolution not to establish a Māori ward for electoral purposes ahead of the 2022 local body elections. Mayor K. Gurunathan said Council had a well-established ... More >>

Spoilt For Choice – Council Launches Home Composting Trial

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 3:20 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Seeing household food and garden waste as a rich resource that is worth saving rather than putting in the rubbish bin is the aim of a new Kāpiti Coast District Council waste minimisation trial. The 12-month trial includes free workshops and discount ... More >>

One Week Left To Help Secure Kāpiti’s Future

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 8:43 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is urging people to have their say on its draft Long-term Plan 2021–41 before it’s too late. Consultation closes 5pm, Monday 10 May. The draft Long-term Plan lays out the mahi Council intends to do over the next 20 years. ... More >>

Move Over Netflix - Kāpiti Libraries Launch Movie Streaming Service

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 10:31 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Libraries have launched a movie and documentary streaming service, free to all its library card holders, as part of its growing suite of e-services. Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Libraries and Arts Manager, Ian Littleworth, says ... More >>

Grants Support Work Of Kāpiti Community Groups

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 3:41 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

A total of $40,000 has been allocated to 22 Kāpiti community groups following a meeting of the Grants Allocation Committee. Chair of Community Grants Allocation Subcommittee, councillor Jackie Elliott, says the Committee were pleased such a diversity ... More >>

Mayor K Gurunathan - Health Sector Reforms

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 12:20 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is well placed to facilitate community identification of local health needs in Kāpiti if the Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta announces a greater role for the local government sector in the governments delivery of health ... More >>

Civic And Community Awards Are Back

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 9:23 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kāpiti Coast Civic Awards paired with the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards are back again to honour the outstanding people who make our neighbourhoods and communities the special places they are. Mayor K Gurunathan says that this year’s ... More >>

Investigative Work To Restore Access To Ōtaki Forks Kicks Off

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 3:48 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Detailed investigative work to begin the process of reinstating access to Ōtaki Forks following a road closure last year has kicked off. The Ōtaki Gorge Rd has been closed at the area known as Blue Bluff (12km from SH1) since September 2020 ... More >>

Independent Process Review Of Te Uruhi Underway

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 3:44 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has engaged consultants Martin Jenkins to undertake an independent process review of Te Uruhi – the Kāpiti Gateway Project. The review follows concerns raised by the community and elected members about how some project ... More >>

Cheques Being Written Out Of The Story

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 11:45 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Paying for Council rates and services by cheque is no longer going to be an option from 15 June as banks phase out the payment method. Kāpiti Coast District Council General Manager Corporate Services Mark de Haast says from then payments can be accepted ... More >>

Safety Improvements For Rimu Road On The Way

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 9:48 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Work to make the intersection of Rimu Road and Iver Trask Place in Paraparaumu safer by adding a controlled pedestrian crossing gets underway next week, reports Kāpiti Coast District Council. Sean Mallon, Council’s Group Manager Infrastructure Services, ... More >>

Kāpiti Gets Tsunami Ready

Friday, 9 April 2021, 2:15 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The recent national tsunami warning on 5 March was a timely reminder for all New Zealanders that you can never be too prepared for an emergency. Knowing your tsunami evacuation zone and the fastest route to safety is the best way to be prepared should ... More >>

Council Calling For Feedback To Help Secure Kāpiti’s Future

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 4:18 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is calling for feedback on its draft Long-term Plan. Consultation will run from 7 April to 10 May. The draft Long-term Plan lays out the mahi Council intends to do over the next 20 years. It details the planned activities, ... More >>

Work Underway On Refreshed Growth Strategy For Kāpiti

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 5:18 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Work is underway on a refreshed growth strategy for the Kāpiti Coast to plan for an estimated 30,000 new residents over the next 30 years, significantly higher growth than previous forecasts. Kāpiti Coast District Council’s existing strategy for ... More >>

What Lurks Beneath? On The Hunt For Slow Water Leaks

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 11:21 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is about to shine a light on its underground waterpipe network in Ōtaki – a thermal imaging light that detects leaks, that is. Undetected slow leaks can waste huge volumes of water and cause extensive damage that is both ... More >>

Funding Available For Events With A Distinct Kāpiti Flavour

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 10:19 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

  The Major Events Fund, a key action of the Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Economic Development Strategy, is now open for applications. The contestable fund supports major events that bring economic benefits to the district by attracting ... More >>

Grants Support Local Māori Businesses To Grow

Monday, 29 March 2021, 10:28 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Five organisations have received support from the Māori Economic Development Grants fund to develop their services and products. The $60,000 contestable grants fund was established in 2013 by the Kāpiti Coast District Council and Te Whakaminenga ... More >>

Updated Beach Bylaw To Strengthen Safety

Friday, 26 March 2021, 9:21 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Changes to how our beaches are managed will come into effect on 1 June 2021 following the adoption of the 2021 Kapiti Coast District Council Beach Bylaw yesterday. Kāpiti District Mayor K Gurunathan says the changes are aimed at making the beach safer ... More >>

Council To Consult Community On 20-year Plan

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 3:45 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council will consult the community next month on its draft Long-term Plan 2021-41, this includes a proposed 7.8 percent average rates increase for the 2021/22 year. In making the decision to adopt the consultation document, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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