Our District

Our Kāpiti

The district has been described as a string of pearls spanning Paekākāriki, Raumati, Paraparaumu, Waikanae, Peka Peka, Te Horo and Ōtaki. Each township along the coast has its own character.

District History

The Kapiti Coast District has a long and diverse history...

Heritage

Heritage places are important in shaping the character of the Kāpiti Coast. They are part of what makes Kāpiti unique.

Kāpiti Island

Kāpiti Island  lies five kilometres off the Kāpiti coastline. The island is an internationally-famed nature reserve protecting some of New Zealand's most endangered birds.  The 1,965-hectare island is one of the few relatively accessible island nature...

Population and Demographics

The population of Kāpiti Coast District at the 2013 census was 49,104.  This is an increase of 6.3% since 2006. Most people live between the State Highway and the beach in townships at Paraparaumu, Waikanae and Ōtaki.   To find out more about people of...

District Webcams

A sample of webcams from around the Kāpiti Coast District. The following links to websites are offered in good faith. The Kāpiti Coast District Council has no control over the content displayed in these images and does not endorse any of the products o...

Contact us

Kāpiti Coast District Council
175 Rimu Road
Private Bag 60601
Paraparaumu 5254

04 296 4700 
0800 486 486
Fax: 04 296 4830 
kapiti.council@kapiticoast.govt.nz

Opening hours:
8am to 5pm - Monday to Friday

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