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March

No stone left unturned as the Kāpiti Coast faces unavoidable rates increase
31 March 2023
No stone left unturned as the Kāpiti Coast faces unavoidable rates increase
Yesterday, Kāpiti Coast District Council elected members took part in the third and final workshop on the requirements of the Annual Plan 2023/24, including the impact on rates and changes to fees and...
Fund to support Māori business in Kāpiti open
31 March 2023
Fund to support Māori business in Kāpiti open
Kāpiti Coast District Council says a fund aimed at supporting Māori business on the Kāpiti Coast has opened for 2022/23 and whānau, hapū, Iwi, ngā mātāwaka and Māori business are encouraged to...
Online portal to better connect Council and business community
31 March 2023
Online portal to better connect Council and business community
Kāpiti Coast District Council is making it easier for local businesses to get involved in Council mahi.  A new online Supplier Portal designed to improve interactions between Council and suppliers...
Building community resilience through garden events
30 March 2023
Building community resilience through garden events
Kāpiti Coast District Council are hosting eight free community garden events throughout April to celebrate local food production, and to help people connect and build neighbourhood resilience. Kāpiti...
New reservoir to improve water resilience for Ōtaki
27 March 2023
New reservoir to improve water resilience for Ōtaki
Kāpiti Coast District Councillors were recently briefed about a new water reservoir to be built on Te Manuao Road, Ōtaki. The 5.5 million litre reservoir will be part-funded from a $29 million grant...
Council tightens its belt as Annual Plan discussions progress
20 March 2023
Council tightens its belt as Annual Plan discussions progress
Last week Kāpiti Coast District Council elected members took part in a second workshop to discuss the requirements of the Annual Plan 2023/24. Kāpiti Coast District Mayor Janet Holborow says the...
Kāpiti Coast District Council ‘adopts’ Whangārei to support their recovery efforts
06 March 2023
Kāpiti Coast District Council ‘adopts’ Whangārei to support their recovery efforts
Kāpiti Coast District Council has ‘adopted’ Whangārei District Council to provide solidarity and support to the Northland community recovering from Cyclone Gabrielle’s aftermath. Kāpiti Coast District...
Kāpiti Coast Art Trail 2023 now open for artist registration
06 March 2023
Kāpiti Coast Art Trail 2023 now open for artist registration
Kāpiti artists – we want you!  Kāpiti Coast District Council marketing manager Sonja Williams says planning is well underway for Te Ara Toi o te Takutai Kāpiti – the Kāpiti Coast Art Trail...
Parks Week 2023
03 March 2023
Parks Week 2023
This Parks Week (4–12 March 2023) we're celebrating all things parks! The Kāpiti Coast is famous for our beautiful parks, and the walking trails, cycleways and bridleways that showcase our beaches and...
Council votes not to proceed with Te Uruhi (Kāpiti Gateway) facility
02 March 2023
Council votes not to proceed with Te Uruhi (Kāpiti Gateway) facility
Kāpiti Coast District Council agreed at an additional meeting today, not to proceed with the Te Uruhi project due to significant cost escalation. Council also resolved to explore alternative ways to...
Opinion: Keeping the local in local government
01 March 2023
Opinion: Keeping the local in local government
by Kāpiti Coast District Mayor Janet Holborow Local government matters. It has a direct impact on our tūrangawaewae – where we live, learn, work, play, and socialise. It provides for everyday...
Fund opens for proposed growth and major events in Kāpiti
01 March 2023
Fund opens for proposed growth and major events in Kāpiti
Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Major Events Fund is open to applications for growth and major events that will stimulate tourism and contribute to the district’s economy. Kāpiti Coast District...