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Heritage Trail

The Kāpiti Coast has a rich and colourful history that predates the 1820’s.

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The Kāpiti Coast has a rich and colourful history that predates the 1820s. From Ōtaki in the north, to Paekākāriki in the south, you will discover sites that played a major role in the cultural, economic and social growth of New Zealand.

Click on a thumbnail below to start your journey of discovery.

Otaki

Waikanae

Ōtaki and Te Horo

Waikanae

Paraparaumu

Paekākāriki

Paraparaumu

Paekākāriki

Note: The inclusion of a site in the Heritage Trail does not guarantee public access to the property. 

Download a brochure

Click on a link below to download or print a copy of each heritage trail brochure.

Ōtaki and Te Horo 
Waikanae 
Paraparaumu 
Paekākāriki 

Related links

www.marinenz.com 
Museums

Supporters of the Kāpiti Coast Heritage Trail

Te Whakaminenga o Kāpiti
Kapiti Pakeke Lions
Kapiti Historical Society
Otaki Historical Society