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The power of community with Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
The power of community with Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
17 July 2024
The power of community with Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
First published in the Kāpiti News on 17 July Young people getting involved in our community is something that always grabs my attention. Taking the opportunity to meet with Nerys, Charlotte, Innes,...
By the numbers with Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
By the numbers with Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
10 July 2024
By the numbers with Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
First published in the Kapiti News on 10 July 2024 20, 10, 12, 17, 11, 1. Numbers can tell a story, often only one part of a story but a story, nonetheless. Without context numbers can be meaningless...
Mayoral Musings – 1 July 2024
Mayoral Musings – 1 July 2024
01 July 2024
Mayoral Musings – 1 July 2024
Kāpiti Coast Mayor Janet Holborow Thursday’s Council meeting saw the approval of our Long-term Plan. The culmination of months of work the plan focussed on resilient infrastructure, creating a...
All things Ōtaki with Shelly Warwick
All things Ōtaki with Shelly Warwick
29 April 2024
All things Ōtaki with Shelly Warwick
On the 27 January I had the pleasure of opening the Te Horo Kilns project exhibition at Toi Mahara gallery in Waikanae.  This is an exhibition in ceramic art and other mediums by local Kāpiti Artist...
Mayoral Musings 3 April – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
Mayoral Musings 3 April – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
04 April 2024
Mayoral Musings 3 April – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
The fine weather on the weekend saw bumper crowds at the Easter markets in Waikanae and Ōtaki.  In Waikanae on Saturday, elected members and staff took the opportunity to talk about the Long-term plan...
Mayoral Musings 20 March – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
Mayoral Musings 20 March – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
25 March 2024
Mayoral Musings 20 March – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
First published in the Kāpiti News on Wednesday 20 March 2024 A subject of much conversation, rates increases are an issue that communities around the country are grappling with. Often considered to...
Talking rates with Councillor Koh
Talking rates with Councillor Koh
22 March 2024
Talking rates with Councillor Koh
In this video Councillor Liz Koh talks about the impact of rates increases across Aotearoa New Zealand and what support is available. You can view the full video on Vimeo.
Mayoral Musings 14 March – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
Mayoral Musings 14 March – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
14 March 2024
Mayoral Musings 14 March – Kāpiti Mayor Janet Holborow
First published in the Kāpiti News on Wednesday 14 March 2024 What a weekend it’s been in Kāpiti! On Saturday morning the Paekākāriki Surf Lifesaving Club marked an important milestone in the...
Article – Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
Article – Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
30 August 2023
Article – Deputy Mayor Lawrence Kirby
First published in the Kāpiti News on Wednesday 30 August 2023 Kāpiti is known as a District with a high number of people in our community over the age of 65 – in fact 26% of our population compared...
Councillors deliver on commitment to engaging well
Councillors deliver on commitment to engaging well
21 August 2023
Councillors deliver on commitment to engaging well
Kāpiti Coast District councillors will be out in force in Mahara Place, Waikanae next Tuesday (22 August) as part of their commitment to making sure people have plenty of opportunities to get involved...
Vision Kāpiti
Vision Kāpiti
09 August 2023
Vision Kāpiti
Hey there, Kāpiti folks! Your Council wants to chat about where our district is going. We're making plans for the next few years and even the next 30 years! Our goal is to make our community better in...
Council adopts Annual Plan 23/24
Council adopts Annual Plan 23/24
03 July 2023
Council adopts Annual Plan 23/24
Councillors have adopted the Council’s Annual Plan 2023/24 and confirmed rates for the coming financial year. Over the next 12 months the Annual Plan will see Council invest in essential...
Article – Lawrence Kirby
Article – Lawrence Kirby
26 June 2023
Article – Lawrence Kirby
Published Kāpiti Observer 17 May 2023 A ‘Thai hot’ Massaman Curry describes my current life, if the saying ‘variety is the spice of life’ is to be believed. Briefings, workshops, more briefings, more...
Council sets 10 short-term strategic priorities focussed on driving affordable change
Council sets 10 short-term strategic priorities focussed on driving affordable change
01 May 2023
Council sets 10 short-term strategic priorities focussed on driving affordable change
Councillors have agreed 10 strategic priorities for the triennium and agreed to progress work to develop a new community vision to 2060 and beyond, and an accompanying blueprint for change. The 10...
Council sets new strategic priorities focused on driving affordable change
Council sets new strategic priorities focused on driving affordable change
24 April 2023
Council sets new strategic priorities focused on driving affordable change
Kāpiti Coast District councillors have adopted 10 strategic priorities for the triennium and agreed to progress work to develop a new community vision to 2060 and beyond, and an accompanying blueprint...