The latest news in Kāpiti.

  • The Great Car Boot Sale – Paraparaumu College

    The perfect time to have a clear out and sell your pre-loved items. Sellers Car Boot Stall $20 Book a car boot space by calling Adele 021973665 or email [email protected]. Set up time from 7.30am Come on down to the Paraparaumu College PA Big Car boot sale. Grab amazing bargains and treasures just for you. […]

  • Pilates for Golf Starting Monday 18th February

    Pilates for Golf Starting Monday 18th February

    Pilates is a wonderful complementary exercise for Golfers. Quoting American Golf, “A stronger and more stable core helps golfers: • Attain an optimal back-swing and follow-through with increased range of motion in shoulders • Get more distance and power because of added hip and torso flexibility • Have a stronger and bigger hip turn for […]

  • Young Kāpiti activist enters local government politics

    Young Kāpiti activist enters local government politics

    Paekakariki teenager Sophie Handford, who led the recent School Strike 4 Climate campaign, will be standing in the upcoming Kāpiti Coast District Council elections. “I’m putting myself forward as a candidate because I want to advocate for healthier relationships between our seniors and youth, transitioning the council to carbon neutral status and the development of […]

  • Gwynn Compton aims to bring fresh leadership to Kāpiti

    Gwynn Compton aims to bring fresh leadership to Kāpiti

    Paraparaumu resident Gwynn Compton has promised to bring fresh leadership and a community-led approach to the Kāpiti Coast as he announced he is standing for Mayor, and as a Districtwide Councillor, in this year’s Kāpiti Coast District Council election. Living in Paraparaumu with his wife, Renee, and their two young sons, Alex and Leon, Gwynn Compton’s campaign […]

  • 5Rhythms Dance and Movement Meditation

    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 process that anyone can do. No Previous experience necessary. [ad] […]

  • 5 fun things to do with friends and family in Kapiti

    5 fun things to do with friends and family in Kapiti

    Here are 5 fun things to do with your Friends and Family in Kapiti.  1. Go to the Beach! There’s never a better place to kick back and relax than the beach. There are a number of beautiful beaches along the Kapiti Coast, we have some of the nicest beaches in New Zealand. Each beach comes […]

  • More kiwis are getting emergency alerts than ever – are you?

    More kiwis are getting emergency alerts than ever – are you?

    Almost twice as many people received the test Civil Defence emergency alert to their mobile phone at its last test – meaning more New Zealanders than ever are capable of getting a heads-up in an emergency. Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says six out of 10 Kiwis (60 per cent) received the test […]

  • Too many people killed over Christmas

    Too many people killed over Christmas

    The official holiday period has ended with nine people tragically killed in crashes on New Zealand roads. The holiday period runs from December 24th to January the 3rd. This years road toll is 3 less then last years total, of 12. “My thoughts are with the families, friends and communities of the nine people who […]

  • Summer Start Event

    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 got local talent such as: Birds Make Me Anxious, DJ […]

  • Mazengarb Road and Guildford Drive tarseal

    Mazengarb Road and Guildford Drive tarseal

    The Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising people to take care driving through Mazengarb Road and Guildford Drive, due to tarseal issues. “We’re aware of the issues with the tarseal on Mazengarb Road and Guildford Drive. The stones have worn off the surface, and the seal has become exposed and sticky. We’ve been in touch […]