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April

Road safety infrastructure being installed across Kāpiti
Road safety infrastructure being installed across Kāpiti
30 April 2024
Road safety infrastructure being installed across Kāpiti
Work to install raised crossings and pedestrian refuges at key areas on the Kāpiti Coast has started and will continue over the coming weeks. Three of the five projects being constructed are raised...
Encouraging chatter that matters
Encouraging chatter that matters
29 April 2024 | Our community
Encouraging chatter that matters
In partnership with Coastlands Shopping Town, Kāpiti Coast District Council has installed our district’s first Chatterbox seat in the western plaza of the new Paraparaumu Transport Hub.
Kāpiti youth are encouraged to ThinkBIG
Kāpiti youth are encouraged to ThinkBIG
26 April 2024 | Your Council
Kāpiti youth are 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 to support new Kāpiti training pathway
Council to support new Kāpiti training pathway
26 April 2024 | Our community
Council to support new Kāpiti training pathway
Kāpiti Coast District Council has welcomed the announcement of a new training hub in Kāpiti that will build skills for life and careers in the civil construction sector, and committed to support its...
Council calls for climate action grant applications
Council calls for climate action grant applications
24 April 2024 | Your Council
Council calls for climate action grant applications
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...
Responsibility for old SH1 transferred to Kāpiti Coast District Council
Responsibility for old SH1 transferred to Kāpiti Coast District Council
22 April 2024 | Work updates
Responsibility for old SH1 transferred to Kāpiti Coast District Council
NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) Waka Kotahi has today handed over responsibility for the old State Highway 1 (SH1) between Poplar Avenue (Raumati) and Peka Peka to the Kāpiti Coast District...
Council creating temporary pop-up space in Waikanae
Council creating temporary pop-up space in Waikanae
22 April 2024 | Your Council
Council creating temporary pop-up space in Waikanae
A temporary pop-up space for businesses and community activities is being created on a Waikanae Main Road property owned by Kāpiti Coast District Council. Councillor Liz Koh said Council wanted the...
City Nature Challenge back for 2024
City Nature Challenge back for 2024
19 April 2024 | Get involved
City Nature Challenge back for 2024
The 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...
Where oh where do my Council rates go?
Where oh where do my Council rates go?
17 April 2024 | Your Council
Where oh where do my Council rates go?
If someone asked you what your rates pay for, you’d probably be able to name a few things, like maintaining roads and footpaths, fixing leaky pipes, mowing reserves, and looking after pools,...
Rainbows now a sign of pride in Paekākāriki
Rainbows now a sign of pride in Paekākāriki
12 April 2024 | Our community
Rainbows now a sign of pride in Paekākāriki
Kāpiti Coast District Council and Paekākāriki Community Board are proud to showcase the new rainbow signs that were installed at Campbell Park earlier this month. Kāpiti Coast District Mayor Janet...
New speed limits coming to Kāpiti school zones
New speed limits coming to Kāpiti school zones
12 April 2024 | Your Council
New speed limits coming to Kāpiti school zones
Kāpiti Coast District Council says new variable 30km/h speed limits around 13 Kāpiti schools will be up and running by June.  Installation of new 30km/h variable speed limit signs will begin in April...
Join us in building a stronger and more resilient Kāpiti
Join us in building a stronger and more resilient Kāpiti
09 April 2024 | Get involved
Join us in building a stronger and more resilient Kāpiti
Have you had your say on our proposed Long-term Plan 2024–34? Every three years, we review our Long-term Plan (LTP), which lays out the mahi (work) we plan to do over the next 10 years and how we’ll...
Kāpiti Coast District Council responds to Māori wards announcement
Kāpiti Coast District Council responds to Māori wards announcement
05 April 2024 | Your Council
Kāpiti Coast District Council responds to Māori wards announcement
Council is considering the implications of local government minister Simeon Brown’s announcement around a proposed Bill to restore binding polls on Māori ward decisions for Kāpiti Coast District...
Community Grants open for applications
Community Grants open for applications
05 April 2024 | Your Council
Community Grants open for applications
Kāpiti Coast District Council’s community grants fund is open for applications. The grants support community-based projects, programmes, and events that provide positive social outcomes for people...
Historic Paraparaumu North Beach tree reaches the end of its life
Historic Paraparaumu North Beach tree reaches the end of its life
05 April 2024 | Work updates
Historic Paraparaumu North Beach tree reaches the end of its life
Kāpiti Coast District Council has made the sad decision to fell a notable macrocarpa tree that has been a feature of the Paraparaumu North Beach skyline for generations.  The century-old macrocarpa in...
Kāpiti Coast District Anzac Day Services 2024
Kāpiti Coast District Anzac Day Services 2024
05 April 2024 | Our community
Kāpiti Coast District Anzac Day Services 2024
Lest we forget. Please join us on Thursday 25 April and support our RSAs in remembering those New Zealand and Australian soldiers who bravely served together to defend Aotearoa New...
Paraparaumu Transport Hub now part open
Paraparaumu Transport Hub now part open
04 April 2024 | Work updates
Paraparaumu Transport Hub now part open
Access between the Paraparaumu train station and retail areas got better today with the opening of a new pedestrian crossing and part of the new transport hub plaza, reports the Kāpiti Coast District...