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February

Local artists sought for Kāpiti Coast Art Trail 2024
Local artists sought for Kāpiti Coast Art Trail 2024
29 February 2024 | Get involved
Local artists sought for Kāpiti Coast Art Trail 2024
It’s that time again! We’re looking for local artists who would like to be part of our iconic Kāpiti Coast Art Trail in 2024, held over the first two weekends in November. Kāpiti Coast District...
Council to set up Affordable Housing Trust
Council to set up Affordable Housing Trust
29 February 2024 | Your Council
Council to set up Affordable Housing Trust
Kāpiti Coast District Council is to set up an independent charitable trust to develop and run additional affordable housing options in the district. Mayor Janet Holborow said councillors today...
Growing community togetherness through Over the Fence Cuppas
Growing community togetherness through Over the Fence Cuppas
29 February 2024 | Get involved
Growing community togetherness through Over the Fence Cuppas
If you’ve met Monique Engelen, Principal Policy Advisor with the Sustainability & Resilience team, it will come as no surprise that she has been co-hosting Over the Fence Cuppas with her neighbour...
New book blossoms from community writing workshops
New book blossoms from community writing workshops
27 February 2024 | Our community
New book blossoms from community writing workshops
A book of memories and reflections written during community writing workshops has been published. Kāpiti resident Angela Robertson has run Write Your Story workshops over the last four years,...
Parks Week
Parks Week
23 February 2024 | Your council
Parks Week
Parks Week focuses on the how spending time in our parks and open spaces positively influences our wellbeing. Here on the Kāpiti Coast we're renowned for our stunning parks, from tranquil river tracks...
Popular Movies in the Park kicks off Parks Week in Kāpiti
Popular Movies in the Park kicks off Parks Week in Kāpiti
23 February 2024 | Our community
Popular Movies in the Park kicks off Parks Week in Kāpiti
Kāpiti Coast District Council is kicking off Parks Week with their popular Movies in the Park on Saturday 2 March** at Waikanae Park from 4pm. **Due to rain, this event has been postponed to 16...
Affordable housing matters to Kapiti
Affordable housing matters to Kapiti
16 February 2024 | Your Council
Affordable housing matters to Kapiti
Access to suitable and affordable housing is pivotal to one of Kāpiti Coast District Council’s core long-term goals – a resilient community that feels safe and connected and has support for basic...
Suspected avian botulism cases in birds in Waimanu Lagoons
Suspected avian botulism cases in birds in Waimanu Lagoons
15 February 2024 | Our community
Suspected avian botulism cases in birds in Waimanu Lagoons
A number of dead waterfowl have been removed from Waimanu Lagoons, Waikanae. It’s suspected that avian botulism, a disease that causes paralysis and death in birds and fish, is the cause of the...
Maclean Park upgrade – the end of an era signals the beginning of a better park for all
Maclean Park upgrade – the end of an era signals the beginning of a better park for all
14 February 2024 | Work updates
Maclean Park upgrade – the end of an era signals the beginning of a better park for all
Following 18 months of engagement, design and planning, construction of the refreshed skatepark and installation of the new amenity block at Maclean Park, Paraparaumu will begin in March reports...
Designer appointed for new Waikanae Community Hub
Designer appointed for new Waikanae Community Hub
14 February 2024 | Work updates
Designer appointed for new Waikanae Community Hub
Following a competitive tender process, Kāpiti Coast District Council has appointed Studio Pacific as architect for the new Waikanae Community Hub. “Studio Pacific’s commitment and track record of...
Accessible car parking and cycle parks assured
Accessible car parking and cycle parks assured
09 February 2024 | Work updates
Accessible car parking and cycle parks assured
We are making changes to the district plan to ensure accessible car parking for people with mobility permits and cycle parking will continue to be provided in new developments.
Creative Communities Scheme funding round opening
Creative Communities Scheme funding round opening
02 February 2024 | Get involved
Creative Communities Scheme funding round opening
Kāpiti creatives and festival organisers are invited to apply for funds to support their projects. Kāpiti Coast District Council has grant funding available through the Creative Communities Scheme to...
Growing Together with Over the Fence Cuppas
Growing Together with Over the Fence Cuppas
02 February 2024 | Get involved
Growing Together with Over the Fence Cuppas
Kāpiti Coast District Council are encouraging community-minded people to host Over the Fence Cuppa events with their neighbours this March. Kāpiti Coast District Mayor Janet Holborow says that...