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Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Kāpiti Marine Discovery Centre

A proposal has been made for a marine centre to be built on the former Raumati Pools site. Photo: AD Architecture The proposal has been made by the Guardians of Kapiti Marine Reserve Trust. The proposed site, which is currently being used to store books,

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Council Shifts Funding Priorities

Council are making shifts in funding based off three new strategic priorities. Sarah Stevenson, strategy and planning group manager has said, “we have agreed three new strategic priorities for funding – connected communities, safe communities and a capable sector”. Earlier in the year, organisations were

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Paekakariki Art Show

The opening night of the Paekakariki Art show was held on the 20th of April, at 6 pm and hosted by Patron Sir Jon Trimmer.  The show will run every day from the 21st of April till the 25th, 10am-5pm, costing $2 per entry. The

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Four Things to do on a Rainy Day in Kapiti

Winter’s coming up, time to bundle up and prepare to shelter whilst it pours down outside. But don’t let the rain put you off having a good time – here are four fun things to do on a rainy day in Kapiti. 1 – Go

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The Memory of Water

The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson, directed by Kate Spencer, has been performed four times already between the 11th of April and the 14th of April. A further 4 shows will commence every night from the 18th of April until the 21st. Performances begin

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Residents’ Proposal for Wind Turbines in Paekākāriki

Following four years of researching and monitoring the wind, a group of residents in Paekākāriki have been looking into installing wind turbines. The plan is for three 900 kilowatt wind turbines to be built on land above the Transmission Gully route. The project is being

Kapiti Art Therapy

Kapiti Art Therapy was opened by Kapiti resident Corinne Allan in October last year. Art therapy is an alternative and creative way to help people with a variety of needs, including those such as emotional stress, asperger’s, ADD, dyslexia and anxiety, to improved balance and

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Waikanae Fiesta

The Waikanae Fiesta will be taking place at Mahara Place in Waikanae on Saturday the 14th of April, from 6 pm till 11 pm. The Waikanae Fiesta is an event where the talents in the Kapiti community can be showcased, making the awesome creative vibe

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ANZ Otaki Branch Soon to Close

The ANZ Bank in Otaki will be closing down on the 27th of April 2018. This will affect four staff members, who will be transferred to the Waikanae branch, and Otaki residents. Customer preference has changed, this is the main reason why the branch has

Paraparaumu Market Continues Search for New Location

Due to land titles being sold to a development company, the Paraparaumu Beach Saturday Morning Market will need to relocate. Construction in the area shouldn’t begin until next year, as said by a company member, so the market has until later this year to move

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Kanohi Ki Te Kanohi, Face to Face

The Kanohi Ki Te Kanohi exhibition at Mahara Gallery in Waikanae closes tomorrow. The exhibition features photos by well-known Kapiti Coast photographer Bruce MacMillan. From the 50s right through to the 80s, MacMillan took thousands of photos of people, industries, the town and all. His