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Preparing For A Summer Of Responsible Camping

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 10:16 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Local ambassadors will spend the summer spreading the word about how to responsibly freedom camp in Kāpiti, and promote the district’s attractions with visitors as they do so. Kāpiti Coast District Council has received $137,600 from the Ministry ... More >>

Exercise A Timely Reminder To Be Ready

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 1:27 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council staff were given a timely reminder of the need to be ready for anything after a trial activation of the Kapiti Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) this week. The EOC was the base for the Council’s COVID-19 initial ... More >>

Kāpiti Gets Big Jobs For Nature Cash Injection

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 12:23 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is delighted an unprecedented $8.5 million in Jobs for Nature funding will be coming to the district over the next four years. The Department of Conservation has awarded funding to create 92 jobs for environmental restoration ... More >>

2020 Kāpiti Arts Trail showcases energy and talent

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 1:51 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Over the past two weekends, Kāpiti artists put on a show of colour and creativity as they opened their doors to art lovers, keen for a behind the scenes glimpse at their studios, hubs and galleries More >>

Clinic For Not-for-profits Seeking Funding

Monday, 16 November 2020, 10:53 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Community groups keen to learn more about where and how to access financial support are encouraged to attended a funding clinic at Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre on Wednesday 25 November. The drop-in clinic, which will be held from 10.30am to ... More >>

Council To Consider Local Approved Products Policy

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 2:30 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

In accordance with the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013, Council will consider the current Kāpiti Coast Local Approved Products Policy (LAPP) which was adopted in 2015. The Psychoactive Substances Act only allows local councils to restrict where ... More >>

Council Asking ‘what Matters Most?’ To Help Inform Long-term Plan

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 12:25 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Starting this week, through to Wednesday 9 December, Kāpiti Coast District Council is asking our communities what matters most to them ahead of developing its Long-term Plan 2021-2041. Mayor K Gurunathan said hearing what’s most important to our communities ... More >>

Creative Communities Grants Awarded With COVID-19 In Mind

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 12:20 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Seventeen Kāpiti arts projects have been awarded funding through the latest round of the Creative Communities Scheme. The Kāpiti Coast District Council has awarded $23,000 to a diverse range of arts initiatives, including children’s theatre projects, ... More >>

Ōtaki Gorge Road To Remain Closed At Blue Bluff For Summer Peak

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 1:05 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The section of Ōtaki Gorge Road known as Blue Bluff remains unstable and will likely remain closed for the peak summer period. The area 12km in from SH1 has in recent weeks shown significant movement and is in the process of slipping. Kāpiti Coast ... More >>

Annual Report Shows Council Making Progress Despite COVID-19 Impact

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 11:07 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2020 has been adopted by Councillors and published on its website. The annual report is a legislative requirement that sets out progress made by Council during the previous ... More >>

Kāpiti Coast’s Growing Attraction Reflected In Latest Property Revaluations

Friday, 23 October 2020, 1:17 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

House values have risen across the Kāpiti Coast district in the last three years by an average of 29.1% according to the latest revaluation by Quotable Value (QV). Kāpiti Coast District Mayor K Gurunathan says the attraction of Kāpiti continues ... More >>

Open Days Strengthen Community Connectedness

Friday, 23 October 2020, 9:38 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Following the success of the Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre’s inaugural open day on 6 October which saw more than 100 locals visit the Centre, a further open day is planned for Tuesday 3 November, from 11am to 2pm. Kāpiti Coast District ... More >>

Collaborative Approach Enables Regional Plan For Growth

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 3:38 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Following 18 months of collaboration between central and local governments and mana whenua, a draft Framework for planning future growth across the Wellington region will shortly go to elected members for endorsement before community consultation. ... More >>

Youth Encouraged To Think BIG

Friday, 16 October 2020, 3:50 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Five youth groups are receiving funding from the Kāpiti Coast Youth Council for their rangatahi-led projects. The diverse projects range from school leadership programmes and a recycling initiative, to a one-day summer festival for local young people. ... More >>

Be Prepared Kāpiti

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 10:02 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Tomorrow is our National earthquake drill ShakeOut and the Kāpiti community is being reminded about making sure they are prepared. “After the year we’ve been through people would be forgiven for thinking that nothing else major could happen ... More >>

Formal Beach Bylaw Consultation Kicks Off

Monday, 12 October 2020, 10:05 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Formal consultation on the updated Kāpiti Coast District Council Beach Bylaw has opened and is the community’s opportunity to have a say on the rules and regulations used to keep our beaches safe. The Beach Bylaw creates the rules for Council-managed ... More >>

Job Not Done Yet

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 10:26 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Mayor K Gurunathan says the community needs to keep up the fight against COVID-19. “Despite the whole country being back at Alert Level One, now is not the time to ease up and become complacent. “It’s especially important ... More >>

Safety Improvements Planned For Te Moana Road Corridor

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 12:37 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

A series of safety improvements are planned to start in early 2021 along the Te Moana Road corridor in Waikanae. Councillor James Cootes, Transportation portfolio holder, says it’s great to see Te Moana Road next on the list for district-wide ... More >>

PGF Supports Further Refurbishment Works In Kāpiti

Saturday, 26 September 2020, 2:09 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has been granted $500,000 towards strengthening and refurbishment works on the Paraparaumu District Memorial Hall through the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund. This follows last week’s grant of $500,000 towards the ... More >>

New Damage At Blue Bluff, Ōtaki Gorge Road Causing Concern

Friday, 25 September 2020, 4:32 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

New damage to the slip-prone bank at Blue Bluff on Ōtaki Gorge Road (13km inland from SH1) following Wednesday night’s heavy rain is causing concern and the Kāpiti Coast District Council have temporary closed the area to vehicles. In 2016 a large ... More >>