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Local Artists Sought For Kapiti Coast Art Trail 2024

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 4:16 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

It’s that time again! We’re looking for local artists who would like to be part of our iconic Kapiti Coast Art Trail in 2024, held over the first two weekends in November. Kapiti Coast District Council acting customer and community group manager ... More >>

Council To Set Up Affordable Housing Trust

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 4:07 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is to set up an independent charitable trust to develop and run additional affordable housing options in the district. Mayor Janet Holborow said councillors today unanimously approved the details of a Kāpiti Coast Affordable ... More >>

Popular Movies In The Park Kicks Of Parks Week In Kāpiti

Friday, 23 February 2024, 12:26 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is kicking off Parks Week with their popular Movies in the Park on Saturday 2 March at Waikanae Park from 4pm. Kāpiti Coast District Council Parks, Open Space and Environment Manager Gareth Eloff says Parks Week runs ... More >>

Suspected Avian Botulism Cases In Birds In Waimanu Lagoons

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 4:57 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

A number of dead waterfowl have been removed from Waimanu Lagoons, Waikanae. It’s suspected that avian botulism , a disease that causes paralysis and death in birds and fish, is the cause of the mortalities. While the cases have been detected at ... More >>

Accessible Car Parking And Cycle Parks Assured

Friday, 9 February 2024, 12:39 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council is making changes to the district plan to ensure accessible car parking for people with mobility permits and cycle parking will continue to be provided in new developments. Central government direction on urban development ... More >>

Waitangi Commemoration Event For Our Kapiti Coast Community

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 1:04 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Waitangi commemorations, hosted by the Whakarongotai Marae Trustees under the rangatiratanga of their local iwi Te Āti Awa in partnership with Kāpiti Coast District Council, will be held on Saturday 3 February at Whakarongotai Marae, Waikanae, between 10am ... More >>

Kāpiti Residents Enjoy A Summer Free Of Water Restrictions

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 11:13 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

While parts of the Wellington Region are facing water woes, Kāpiti Coast residents are enjoying a water-restriction-free summer thanks to sound investment in the district’s water infrastructure and water metering. Kāpiti Coast District Council Infrastructure ... More >>

No Changes To Household Kerbside Recycling In Kāpiti

Thursday, 11 January 2024, 3:59 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Ministry for the Environment is standardising the items that can be collected for kerbside recycling across Aotearoa New Zealand – for Kāpiti this means no changes. Kāpiti Coast District Council waste projects manager Robbie Stilwell said ... More >>

Call For Concept Designs For Maclean Park Public Art Installation

Tuesday, 9 January 2024, 10:54 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kapiti Coast District Council invites local artists to submit their ideas for a temporary public artwork commission as part of the Maclean Park upgrades. The artwork will be installed on the new amenity block, with the selected design printed on photofilm ... More >>

New Smokefree Policy Aims To Curb Public Smoking, Vaping

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 9:30 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

The range of public places on the Kāpiti Coast where smoking is discouraged will expand and include the increasingly prevalent vaping. Kāpiti Coast District Council adopted the Smokefree Public Places Policy 2023 on 14 December. The policy replaces ... More >>

Kāpiti Opts For Sinking Lid For Pokies

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 9:28 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

There will be no additional pokie machines added to those already in Kāpiti following the adoption of a sinking lid policy. Kāpiti Coast District Council voted last week to adopt the Kāpiti Coast District Council Class 4 Gambling & TAB Venue ... More >>

Kāpiti Adopts Regional Plan For Reducing Waste

Friday, 15 December 2023, 7:30 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council has adopted a plan to reduce waste in our district and the Wellington region over the next six years. Council unanimously adopted the Wellington Region Waste Management and Minimisation Plan 2023-2029 (WMMP) at its ... More >>

Council Investigating Ways To Secure Older Persons’ Housing In Kāpiti

Friday, 15 December 2023, 9:42 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

A comprehensive review of Kāpiti Coast District Council’s older persons’ housing portfolio has identified alternative operating models that could improve affordability and services for tenants while providing a more financially sustainable model for ... More >>

Christmas Comes Early For The Recipients Of The 2023/24 Waste Levy Grants

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 11:36 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2023/24 Waste Levy Grants. A small-scale anaerobic digestion pilot to produce energy from organic waste, a cloth nappy trial service, food waste diversion, education ... More >>

Non-speaking And Te Reo Māori Communication Boards Unveiled In Ōtaki

Friday, 1 December 2023, 12:55 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Following a blessing by Ngā Hapū o Ōtaki at Haruatai Park’s playground this morning, Kāpiti Coast District Council unveiled non-speaking and Te Reo Māori communication boards as part of an ongoing process to make local playgrounds accessible for all ... More >>

Kāpiti Coast District To Have A Māori Ward

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 11:29 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council has voted to establish a Māori ward ahead of the 2025 local body elections. Councillor Martin Halliday, representative on Te Whakaminenga o Kāpiti, moved the motion, saying that the decision would only enhance the strong ... More >>

Toi MAHARA Now Open

Monday, 30 October 2023, 5:51 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Mayor Janet Holborow cuts the ribbon. The new Kāpiti Coast District Gallery, Toi MAHARA opened last weekend amid celebrations held for founders, donors, artists and the Kāpiti community. Mayor Janet Holborow is thrilled with new gallery and the ... More >>

Council Votes To Lower Speed Limit To 30km/h In Paekākāriki

Monday, 30 October 2023, 12:36 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council voted at its 26 October meeting to lower the speed limit across the whole of Paekākāriki to 30km/h as part of the district’s first Speed Management Plan. Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow says after a second round of ... More >>

Annual Report Reflects A Year Of Steady Progress And Focus On Resilience

Friday, 27 October 2023, 3:01 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kāpiti Coast District Council Annual Report for 2022/23 was adopted by Council on 26 October. This is the second annual report in line with year two of Council’s Long-term Plan 2021–2041. Mayor Janet Holborow says Council has had to reprioritise ... More >>

Property Values Up In Latest Kāpiti Revaluation

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 9:07 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Residential property values have risen across the Kāpiti Coast district in the last three years by an average of 12 percent according to the latest revaluation by Quotable Value (QV). This compares to an average 29 percent rise in the three ... More >>





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