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28 Mar: Toxic algae warning for Waikanae River at Jim Cooke Park. For updates see Recreational water quality

June

Council pledges aspirational long-term target of net zero emissions by 2040
30 June 2023
Council pledges aspirational long-term target of net zero emissions by 2040
Kāpiti Coast District Council has set a new aspirational long-term target for net zero emissions across the organisation by 2040.  This replaces a current organisational carbon emissions target of...
Affordability front of mind as plan to continue to invest in resilience adopted
30 June 2023
Affordability front of mind as plan to continue to invest in resilience adopted
Kāpiti Coast District Council has adopted its 2023/24 Annual Plan and confirmed rates for the coming financial year.  The plan will see Council continue to invest in strengthening the district’s...
Council asks community to dream big about the future of culture and creativity in Kāpiti
29 June 2023
Council asks community to dream big about the future of culture and creativity in Kāpiti
Kāpiti Coast District Council is asking people to dream big about the future of culture and creativity in the Kāpiti Coast to help inform the development of its Culture and Creativity Strategy...
Coastlands Aquatics Centre Pool temporary closure
26 June 2023
Coastlands Aquatics Centre Pool temporary closure
Coastlands Aquatic Centre will be closing for two weeks from Monday 24 July to Monday 7 August for important maintenance work. Kāpiti Coast District Council Aquatic Facilities Manager Steve Millar...
Easter Sunday trading consultation opens
26 June 2023
Easter Sunday trading consultation opens
Kāpiti Coast District residents are being asked for their views on whether shops should continue to be allowed to open on Easter Sunday.   Mayor Janet Holborow said all shops in Kāpiti had been...
Council starts household battery recycling trial
20 June 2023
Council starts household battery recycling trial
Kāpiti Coast District Council has started a one-year recycling trial for household batteries.  From Wednesday 21 June approved batteries can be recycled at Paraparaumu Library, helping divert...
Funding for creative projects available again
20 June 2023
Funding for creative projects available again
Kāpiti Coast District Council is pleased to announce the opening of the first round of Creative Communities Scheme funding for the 2023/24 year.  Arts events coordinator Nerita Clark says individuals...
The volunteers helping to hold back the sea
19 June 2023
The volunteers helping to hold back the sea
A group of local volunteers can be credited for helping to hold back the sea along eight hectares of the Waitohu Stream estuary at the northern end of Ōtaki Beach – and it wasn’t even what they...
New faces join Public Art Panel for Council term
16 June 2023
New faces join Public Art Panel for Council term
Public art in Kāpiti is getting a boost with three new arts professionals joining the Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Public Art Panel for the triennium.   The panel was set up in 2012 as an expert...
Annual dog registration begins
15 June 2023
Annual dog registration begins
Dog registrations for the 2023/24 year are opening soon and owners are urged to get this job done online if possible. Invoices will be sent to dog owners in the coming days and to avoid late penalties...
Council now seeking community views on options for the new Waikanae Library and Community Hub
12 June 2023
Council now seeking community views on options for the new Waikanae Library and Community Hub
The opening of a pop-up engagement centre at 2 Mahara Place signals the start of a six-week campaign to encourage community comment on options for the new Waikanae Library and Community Hub. The...
New Arts and Heritage funding to support eight local initiatives
09 June 2023
New Arts and Heritage funding to support eight local initiatives
Kāpiti Coast District Council has approved funding for eight local arts and heritage initiatives from its two new development funds – the Arts Sustainability Fund and the Museum and Heritage...
Community Grants recipients announced
06 June 2023
Community Grants recipients announced
The Kāpiti Coast District Council Grants Allocation Committee has awarded Community Grants to 33 not-for-profit and community groups across a wide range of projects. The Community Grant Scheme helps...
Great year of creativity in store for Kāpiti
01 June 2023
Great year of creativity in store for Kāpiti
The Kāpiti Coast District Council Grants Allocation subcommittee has awarded Creative Communities Scheme funds to 25 applicants across a wide range of arts projects in its latest funding...