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The Kāpiti Coast District Council has adopted sustainable development as a basic building block of the Long Term Plan. Sustainable development is about the way things are done, as well as a vision for the future.  It is a way of ensuring the continued social, cultural, economic and environmental wellbeing of the community. 

Sustainable development is not just about environmental issues and the Council works to make sure that all projects and programmes reflect the principles.

Caring for the environment

Kapiti Coast District Council is a winner when it comes to sustainability.

Coastal Management

The management of Kāpiti’s stunning coastline is an understandably important issue for residents. The Kāpiti Coast: Choosing Futures – Community Outcomes shows that the community wants a comprehensive, integrated approach to coastal management – rather...

Sustaining our environment

You can find out more information on native tree protection rules and growing guides on this page. The Kāpiti Coast's natural environment has been modified by several hundred years of human settlement. The most radical changes occurred after 1840, with...