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5Rhythms Dance and Movement Meditation

5Rhythms is a dynamic movement practice, created by Gabrielle Roth and practised around the world as a vehicle to enhance health and vitality and bring about real and lasting changes. It is an embodiment practice that ignites creativity, connection, and community. It is a simple

Summer Start Event

What a great way to start off summer! Come on down to Paraparaumu College on the 24th of November from 4pm until 9pm for some FUN in the SUN! ☀️ We’ve got live MUSIC! The amazing Right Seater will be making an appearance! We’ve also

An Evening Celebrating Kapiti Songwriters – The Local Scene

“I’ve been really excited to see how The Local Scene gigs have been taking off,” says event organizer AJ Crawshaw. “With the first one in March selling 200 tickets I thought I’d got lucky but then the next gig in May of this year topped

Kapiti College Presents: Grease!

Grease is the word… Written by Renee Redstall and Ciara Gibson Tell me about it stud… The students of Kapiti College are performing the musical Grease for four nights starting next Wednesday at 7 pm. Tickets are available from the Kapiti College finance office now,

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Kapiti Family Express

Come along and take a ride on a real heritage steam train! On Sunday the 10th of June, steam train rides will be operating between Paraparaumu and Paekakariki. The trip takes about 45 minutes and is family friendly – what a fun activity to spend

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Kapiti Hockey Quiz Night

Kapiti Hockey club will be hosting its Kapiti Hockey Quiz Night on Saturday the 9th of June, from 7 – 9.30 pm. The quiz will be held at Kapiti College, Raumati. It is expected to be a really fun night filled with trivial banter, drinks,

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Kapiti Girls Take Barbershop Win

Barbershop regionals were held on Thursday the 24th of May at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua. Groups from a number of different schools competed against each other for a placing. The best acts would be selected to go through to Nationals, held in Tauranga. Kapiti

In the Footsteps of the Marines

Back in 1942-43 over 15,000 Marines were stationed in three camps north of Paekakariki. They were here to train for the Pacific war against Japan, and, if necessary, defend New Zealand from invasion. On Sunday and Monday, this crucial time in the history of the

Zeal Musician’s Lounge – Showcasing Our Talented Youth

The fourth round of Zeal’s Musician’s Lounge took place in the Kapiti community center last thursday. Musician’s Lounge is an event where youth can come together as a community and share their music with one another in a warm and encouraging environment.  The night provides

Kiwi Legends In Concert

The Kapiti Performing Arts Centre presents Kiwi Legends Tina Cross, Ray Woolf, Paul Ubana Jones, Dennis Marsh, Andrew London and Sam Manzanza, all performing a one night only benefit concert in Kapiti on June 30th. This fantastic concert will be hosted by another Kiwi Legend

An Evening Celebrating Kāpiti Songwriters

An Evening Celebrating Kapiti Songwriters

“The Local Scene is all about celebrating Kāpiti’s original music. It’s the sound of Kāpiti,” says event organizer AJ Crawshaw. Following the first event’s success, where over 200 tickets were sold, event organizer AJ Crawshaw has organized a second installment which will take place on

“Music in the Park” – Kapiti Music Festival 2018

Kapiti New Zealand Music Month celebration 2018 will be held tomorrow, Sunday the 6th of May. The event, which will take place at Marine Gardens from 11 am till 4 pm, is family friendly and free entry. It will showcase a jazz-oriented lineup, featuring some big

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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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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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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