Category: Council

  • Cloudy Water in Paraparaumu

    Cloudy Water in Paraparaumu

    Reports starting coming in last night from all over Paraparaumu that the water had gone cloudy. While some residents have claimed there has been no noticeable change in the water, a good selection of the Kapiti Coast community have noticed the cloudy colour. Some even going as far as to say their water had been […]

  • Council is proposing lower speeds on 37 roads – Here’s why

    Council is proposing lower speeds on 37 roads – Here’s why

    Kapiti Coast District Council is proposing to adjust the speed limit on 37 local roads, because of the new expressway. Another factor is that there are many roads that are marked as Dangerous.

  • Raumati Road Burst Main

    Raumati Road Burst Main

    Yesterday’s water main burst caused water to go out for large parts of Raumati. There was lots of confusion on why this happened and why there was a large hole in the ground on Raumati Road. Most people thought it was a sinkhole caused by the water leak but it was dug by the council […]

  • Kapiti Flooding and Sea Damage

    Kapiti Flooding and Sea Damage

    Gita might have passed but the bad weather continues, last night 6 people were evacuated from their homes and fire crews have been out since 2.30am this morning responding to 12 calls regarding flooding. Most of these came from the Paraparaumu Beach area. [ad] Looking North from Raumati Beach – Photo: Murray Short The six homes (in […]

  • Reopening SH1 Paekakariki to Pukerua Bay

    Reopening SH1 Paekakariki to Pukerua Bay

    Update: The road has been reopen and there is a 50kph speed limit for northbound traffic. The New Zealand Transport Agency has announced that state highway 1 between Paekakariki and Pukerua Bay will be reopened to traffic in both directions from 5 am tomorrow morning. [ad] Photo taken of damage to the sea wall from […]

  • Kapiti Gita Damage Report

    Kapiti Gita Damage Report

    Flights in and out of Wellington were grounded,  power poles came crashing to the ground and electricity was out for almost 100 homes – all before the worst of ex-Cyclone Gita’s weather even made it to the capital. Got any photos or information? Email: [email protected] [ad] The storm has passed us and is now moving […]