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May

Council keeps changes to 2023/24 fees and charges to a minimum
31 May 2023
Council keeps changes to 2023/24 fees and charges to a minimum
The Kāpiti Coast District Council has adopted its fees and charges schedule for 2023/24, increasing most fees and charges by 4.2 percent, in line with local government inflation. Deputy Mayor Lawrence...
Council endorses next steps for the new Waikanae Community Hub/Library
25 May 2023
Council endorses next steps for the new Waikanae Community Hub/Library
The next steps in the development of a new community hub/library and service centre for Waikanae were agreed today at a Kāpiti Coast District Council meeting. Since the main Waikanae Library closed in...
Community views sought on Easter Sunday trading
25 May 2023
Community views sought on Easter Sunday trading
Kāpiti Coast District Council is doing its first five-yearly review of whether all shops should continue to be allowed to open on Easter Sunday.   Mayor Janet Holborow said government regulations...
Council recognised for Te Ao Māori learning effort
22 May 2023
Council recognised for Te Ao Māori learning effort
Kāpiti Coast District Council is proud to have been acknowledged for its efforts to build staff capacity and capability in Te Ao Māori, including tikanga Māori and te reo Māori. Chief executive Darren...
Kāpiti Coast post-Budget insights event open to all
22 May 2023
Kāpiti Coast post-Budget insights event open to all
Kāpiti Coast District Council are hosting Infometrics’ chief executive and principal economist Brad Olsen for a free post-Budget Kāpiti Economic Update at Southward Car Museum Thursday 25 May,...
Up to $100,000 available for climate action projects – apply now!
19 May 2023
Up to $100,000 available for climate action projects – apply now!
Anyone with a project or idea that promotes climate action that will benefit the Kāpiti Coast District is invited to apply for a grant to help bring their idea to fruition. Kāpiti Coast District...
Council emergency training turns up the tempo
18 May 2023
Council emergency training turns up the tempo
Kāpiti Coast District Council and regional emergency staff collaborated with government and volunteer agencies to turn up the tempo for their latest emergency response training exercise on...
Final stage of work for Mahara gets underway
17 May 2023
Final stage of work for Mahara gets underway
External works now underway near Mahara Place in Waikanae signal the last major phase of work before the new Mahara reopens, reports Kāpiti Coast District Council. The works aim to improve access to...
Collaboration delivers off-road pathway spanning length of Kāpiti Coast
12 May 2023
Collaboration delivers off-road pathway spanning length of Kāpiti Coast
The Kāpiti Coast will boast a dedicated shared pathway spanning the entire length of the district from tomorrow thanks to the opening of the last piece of the puzzle - the Peka Peka to Ōtaki...
Revamped all-abilities playground earns Kāpiti top award
12 May 2023
Revamped all-abilities playground earns Kāpiti top award
The revamped Lorna Irene Drive Reserve playground in Raumati South on the Kāpiti Coast has taken out Playground of the Year at the 2023 New Zealand Parks Awards hosted by Recreation Aotearoa. The...
Free Kāpiti Tech Day will inspire entrepreneurs and enthusiasts of all ages
10 May 2023
Free Kāpiti Tech Day will inspire entrepreneurs and enthusiasts of all ages
Kāpiti Coast District Council are hosting a Kāpiti Tech Day on Saturday 13 May at Paraparaumu Library, as part of TechWeek NZ. Kāpiti Coast District Councillor Liz Koh says the technology sector is...
Kāpiti Coast District recognises King Charles III Coronation with tree planting
03 May 2023
Kāpiti Coast District recognises King Charles III Coronation with tree planting
Kāpiti Coast District Council acknowledged the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III with a small tree planting event at Ferndale Reserve in Waikanae this morning.  Kāpiti Coast District Mayor...
A call for Kāpiti Good Sorts and Community Awards nominations
01 May 2023
A call for Kāpiti Good Sorts and Community Awards nominations
Kāpiti Coast District Council is inviting nominations for two awards recognising local residents and community groups making outstanding contributions to the community. The Kāpiti Good Sorts Awards...
New water main for Ōtaki to improve industrial fire protection
01 May 2023
New water main for Ōtaki to improve industrial fire protection
Work to install a new ‘fire loop’ water main along Riverbank Road in Ōtaki is about to begin. The ‘fire loop’, which is a water line specifically for the provision of fire protection, is a key project...