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Kapiti Independent News - Latest News [Page 1]

Gallipoli: Reality and Myth

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 4:17 pm | Kapiti Independent News

There was no forging of a national identity at Gallipoli – just a tragic waste of lives! More >>

Kapiti Interdependent Newsbrief - Mystery Jet

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 3:13 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Kapiti Coast residents have been startled by a huge mystery jet flying low near Kapiti Island and along the Kapiti Coast about 5.30pm today...Read more... More >>

Kapiti author gets NZ’s top literary prize

Friday, 8 November 2013, 2:49 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Acclaimed Kapiti writer – and KIN columnist — Mandy Hager has just been awarded the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship for 2014... More >>

Firemen winched onto ridge to fight blaze

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 12:23 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Rural fire officers winched from a helicopter into dense bush have succeed in preventing a potential disastrous blaze on Kapiti Island. More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief - Sunday 13 October 2013

Monday, 14 October 2013, 3:28 pm | Kapiti Independent News

The Kapiti Coast woke this morning to find a revolution had taken place with the help of the District's 19,000-plus voters. Sitting Mayor Jenny Rowan has come only a distant third in the election results to her two top rivals -- Councillors Church ... More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief - Mr 'Bacon and Eggs'

Monday, 1 July 2013, 1:12 pm | Kapiti Independent News

But now the KCDC has banned him from Kapiti Road, so now he's taking his fight -- and his unique advertising jacket -- to the Council HQ. More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief: Cartoon

Friday, 28 June 2013, 10:34 am | Kapiti Independent News

Our cartoonist Andy takes a look at a starring role for Stasi John in the new NZ spy epic! More >>

The Guru and the (ex) Queen's Soldier to Go Head to Head

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 1:17 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Two of the new Kapiti mayoral candidates will mount the rostrum when Speakers' Corner moves to a temporary site at the Paraparaumu Market at 10-am this Saturday. One of them, Cr K Gurunathan (Guru), will make his long-awaited formal entry into the contest ... More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief: Dead Whale On Beach

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 4:19 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Residents on a small island to the east of Kapiti have been trying to identify a rare whale, or possibly dolphin, washed up on their beach at night this week. More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief - 23 April 2013

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 9:20 am | Kapiti Independent News

A group of concerned citizens are staging the first major protest at Kapiti's new Speakers' Corner in Paraparaumu next Saturday. They're appealing to the Kapiti Coast Council to put a ramp back into the new Coastlands Aquatic Centre, due to open soon... ... More >>

Kapiti Newsbrief - 28 Feb 2013

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 11:20 am | Kapiti Independent News

Kāpiti Coast District Councillor K Gurunathan (Guru) has castigated Jetstar airline officials for failing to help a relative trying to rush to Auckland after the death of shark victim ... READ MORE More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief _ KDC HQ

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 12:05 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Kāpiti residents are being offered the chance to tour the controversial new KCDC headquarters.... READ MORE More >>

Kapiti Newsbrief 30 Jan 2013

Wednesday, 30 January 2013, 12:42 pm | Kapiti Independent News

The Kapiti Independent has started a new column, the Tristram Diary..and we're featuring the remarkable story of the KCDC and it's vanishing 'Grand Fakir'... READ MORE More >>

Whale Row Resurfaces

Monday, 21 January 2013, 12:19 pm | Kapiti Independent News

The protocols on Māori extraction of bones and teeth from whales are said to need reviewing after angry scenes at last week’s whale stranding at Paraparaumu Beach on the Kāpiti Coast. More >>

Kāpiti Independent Newsbrief 4 Dec 2012

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 4:15 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Whareroa Guardians’ leader Ann Evans, Raumati South School , and Friends of Queen Elizabeth Park have all been awarded major prizes in the annual Encore Awards... Read more More >>

Are Kapiti Police Hamstrung?

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 10:25 am | Kapiti Independent News

During the worst crime periods, Kapiti police numbers fall to their lowest level and young troublemakers know this – so they’re willing to commit serious crimes because they think the chances of being caught are slim... READ MORE More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief - Hager

Monday, 10 September 2012, 12:57 pm | Kapiti Independent News

A large audience in the Paraparaumu library heard author Nicky Hager accuse successive Governments of keeping the truth out of war reports about NZ forces in Afghanistan. More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief: Darren Hughes | Nathan Guy

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 9:19 am | Kapiti Independent News

Kapiti Newsbrief : In two exclusive stories, we have news and pics of Darren Hughes on holiday in the States -- and David Shearer's plan to give Nathan Guy his marching orders from the Otaki seat. More >>

Labour could still kill off Kapiti Expressway

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 2:59 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Labour leader David Shearer says his party still opposes building the Kāpiti Expressway and will ‘mothball it’ if it gets the chance... READ MORE More >>

Kapiti Independent Newsbrief

Friday, 17 August 2012, 3:28 pm | Kapiti Independent News

Professor Greg Newbold, in a special article for the Kapiti Independent, condemns the 'Mob hysteria in Whanganui'. More >>





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