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April

Time to talk Annual Plan and rates
28 April 2023
Time to talk Annual Plan and rates
The Kāpiti Coast District Council has kicked off a month-long information campaign to help get the community up to speed on the Council’s Annual Plan and the average rates increase for...
Council allocates $200,000 for Climate Action Grants
27 April 2023
Council allocates $200,000 for Climate Action Grants
Kāpiti Coast District Council has allocated $200,000 over two years in new funding for local climate action initiatives. Council strategy, operations, and finance committee chair Cr Sophie Handford...
Coastal advisory panel to host public workshop for Waikanae–Paraparaumu
27 April 2023
Coastal advisory panel to host public workshop for Waikanae–Paraparaumu
The Takutai Kāpiti Coastal Advisory Panel is holding a community workshop on coastal adaptation for the Waikanae and Paraparaumu coastline at 10.30am, Saturday 6 May, at the Otaihanga Boating...
First Kāpiti Speed Management Plan to boost safety and consistency
26 April 2023
First Kāpiti Speed Management Plan to boost safety and consistency
A Speed Management Plan for Kāpiti will bring consistency to the whole transport network and make travelling around the district safer for everyone, especially our most vulnerable.  Kāpiti Coast...
Kāpiti youth encouraged to ThinkBIG
24 April 2023
Kāpiti youth encouraged to ThinkBIG
Kāpiti Youth Council has funding available through its ThinkBIG grants and is partnering with the Kāpiti Coast District Council to administer the funding.  The ThinkBIG grants were established to help...
Council sets new strategic priorities focussed on driving affordable change
24 April 2023
Council sets new strategic priorities focussed on driving affordable change
Kāpiti Coast District councillors have adopted ten strategic priorities for the triennium and agreed to progress work to develop a new community vision to 2060 and beyond, and an accompanying...
Blessing marks practical completion of new Mahara Gallery
19 April 2023
Blessing marks practical completion of new Mahara Gallery
A blessing by Kāpiti Kaumatua Te Rakauoteora Te Maipi (Koro Don) was held today at the new Mahara Gallery in Waikanae, reports the Kāpiti Coast District Council. Kāpiti Coast District Mayor Janet...
City Nature Challenge 2023 – Te Upoko o te Ika
17 April 2023
City Nature Challenge 2023 – Te Upoko o te Ika
City Nature Challenge is an annual international event that encourages people around the world to find and record wildlife in their cities, districts or regions. Areas compete to see which one can log...
Kapiti Coast District Council welcomes three waters reset
13 April 2023
Kapiti Coast District Council welcomes three waters reset
Kapiti Coast District Mayor Janet Holborow says Prime Minister Chris Hipkins and Local Government Minister Kieran McAnulty’s announcement today to move from four Water Services Entities to 10 is...
Kāpiti Coast District ANZAC Day Services
11 April 2023
Kāpiti Coast District ANZAC Day Services
Kei warewaretia tātou – Lest we forget. Please join us on Tuesday 25 April to remember those New Zealand and Australian soldiers who bravely served together to defend Aotearoa New Zealand. Paekākāriki...
Kāpiti Coast District community grants open to applications
06 April 2023
Kāpiti Coast District community grants open to applications
Kāpiti Coast District Council has community grants funding available to support community-based projects, programmes and events providing positive social outcomes for people living in the Kāpiti Coast...
Get ready to ‘Love Your Compost’ this autumn
04 April 2023
Get ready to ‘Love Your Compost’ this autumn
Confounded by compost? Bewildered by bokashi? Flummoxed by worm farms? Or perturbed by pet poo? Autumn is a great time to clean up your garden and start a composting system, but there are many ways to...
Kiss of life for rare dwarf mistletoe species
04 April 2023
Kiss of life for rare dwarf mistletoe species
A naturally uncommon mistletoe species that only grows in a handful of spots across the Kāpiti Coast has been given a kiss of life thanks to a decade of work by a local biodiversity champion. Rhys...
Check your home is warm and dry with kits now in libraries
03 April 2023
Check your home is warm and dry with kits now in libraries
With winter on the way, residents can check their home is warm and dry using a Healthy Home Kit. These are now available to borrow free of charge from all Kāpiti Coast District Council...
Free water safety lessons for whanāu
03 April 2023
Free water safety lessons for whanāu
Kāpiti Coast District Council are hosting a free session at Ōtaki Pool on Wednesday 19 April between 2-4pm, to introduce SplashSave to parents and caregivers wanting to teach their young children how...