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Project timeline

This timeline outlines key milestones for our town centres improvements.




April 2018 - June 2018 Creation of the first stage of the cultural thread in Waikanae Pending
March 2018 - June 2018 Landscaping and improvements at the Rimu Road/Iver Trask Place intersection Underway
June - November 2017 Kāpiti Lights upgrade making the area more pedestrian friendly and helping to create a setting that supports new and existing shops to thrive Completed
August 2016 -
April 2017
Coastlands retail expansion linking Coastlands to the civic precinct and helping to transform Rimu Road into the main street of Paraparaumu Completed
August 2016 - January 2017 Construction on Kāpiti Road to install a shared pathway and make it easier to get around Completed
August 2016 Council briefing on progress Completed
July-August 2016 Analysing feedback, summary report of feedback Completed
June 2016 Public open sessions held in both Paraparaumu and Waikanae Town Centres Completed
March 2016
  • Community boards briefed on project priorities.
  • Developed design progressing
  • Private investor talks commencing
  • Planning of Public engagements

February 2016 Reprogramming of project priorities approved. Completed  
December 2015 Engaged Design and Construction team led by Brian Perry Civil Completed
June 2015 Implementation plan adopted Completed
April/May/June 2015 Draft Long Term Plan consultation, deliberations and decisions Completed
March 2015 Community open days for Paraparaumu and Waikanae town centres, and for Kāpiti Road Completed
March 2015 Cost estimates and programme options developed Completed
January 2015
  • Concept designs and Council Business Partnership Plan
  • Site specific traffic modelling and car parking management strategy

November 2014

Assessment of ideas, ranking options and design for Paraparaumu and Waikanae town centres and for Kāpiti Road


September 2014

  • Development of draft design ideas for Paraparaumu and Kapiti Road

  • Community open day on draft designs for Paraparaumu town centre and Kāpiti  Road


August 2014

Community open day on draft designs for Waikanae town centre


July 2014

Development of draft design ideas for Waikanae


June 2014

First community open day for Paraparaumu and Kāpiti Road


April 2014

  • Preliminary review report and identifying any gaps for Waikanae and Paraparaumu town centres and for Kāpiti Road

  • First community open day for Waikanae




A detailed programme for each town centre will be developed.