Our District


Help us spread the word about how great our Kāpiti Coast parks are. Simply post your parks image and use the hashtag #KapitiOutdoors. Take a photo of your recent park discovery, a family outing, your pets making the most of the outdoors or your children getting amoungst the play equipment! Check out some recent posts...

Our community

The Kāpiti Coast has a vibrant community with many attractions and services for visitors and residents.

Arts and Culture

Kāpiti has a wealth of talent and a large and diverse arts and culture scene, making it a fascinating creative destination for locals and visitors alike.

Social Investment Funding Expression of Interest

Council’s new process for social investment is underway with organisations shortlisted through an expression of interest now developing proposals. Council will consider these proposals in June and make decisions with new contracts in place from 1 July....

Getting the best from Grant-Seeking Workshop

A free community workshop for not for profit organisations Tuesday May 8, 9am - 1pm (morning tea provided) Held at: Waikanae Baptist Church, 286 Te Moana Rd, Waikanae This workshop is packed with tools and skills to help grow your effective...

Community networks

This is a place to share information and addresses on local issues.

Community venues

The Kāpiti Coast District Council supplies and maintains a number of buildings for community use. These buildings provide suitable venues for residents to meet for leisure, recreation, sport, cultural, social, and educational activities.

Health and disability services

Useful advice, contacts and references for people with disabilities living on the Kāpiti Coast. Well-Able Information and Equipment Services a free community service providing information on disability and disability support services available in the...


The Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ website is our 5th branch. From home you can: see what books you have out renew your books place reserves see what you have read in the past You can also: search the library catalogue  find out about who and what we...


The Kāpiti Coast has a rich heritage and is home to seven wonderful and diverse museums and a public art gallery, with something for everyone to explore and enjoy.

Neighbours' Day: Over The Fence Cuppa

We believe building good neighbourly relationships is a powerful way to create happier and healthier communities. In 2016, Paraparaumu topped more than 100 towns and cities across the country to win the first ever Neighbours' Day Aotearoa Town of the...

Parks and recreation

The Kāpiti Coast's parks and reserves offer many opportunities for recreation in different landscapes and settings.

Council reserve leases

  Reserve lease application form      

Schools and education

The community of the Kāpiti Coast District has identified several outcomes in relation to school services, which are included in Kāpiti Coast: Choosing Futures - Community Outcomes. These include ensuring that: small local schools are retained so...

Sports grounds

Kāpiti Coast has 16 parks with field markings for winter and summer sports.  They are maintained by the council and used by sports clubs and recreational users. Booking a sports ground You can book a sportsground.  Schools and sports clubs often book...

Waikanae Beach Community Futures

Thank you to those who participated in the  Waikanae Beach vision and action plan during the 18-month consultation.  The plan looks at what local residents want for their area in a proactive way rather than being responsive and managing impacts. It...

White Ribbon

White Ribbon Day, 25 November, is the international day when people wear a white ribbon to show that they do not condone violence towards women. In New Zealand, the campaign is led by the White Ribbon Campaign Trust Board.   Photo Gallery View images...