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2019

Support for the people of Christchurch

Monday 18 Mar 2019

In response to Friday’s tragic events in Christchurch, the Kāpiti Coast District Council will place condolence books in the District’s libraries for people to leave messages of support and sympathy for those affected by the Christchurch mosque shooting...

Support for the people of Christchurch

Monday 18 Mar 2019

Following on from Friday’s tragic events in Christchurch, we’re aware that many of you want to know what you can do to show your support for the Christchurch community, and those families most affected by the mosque attack. Here are a few things you ca...

Council discusses key areas of focus for 2019-20

Friday 15 Mar 2019

Council discusses key areas of focus for 2019-20 Kāpiti Coast District Council’s annual plan process for the 2019/20 year is underway with Councillors agreeing proposed key areas of focus yesterday. Mayor K Gurunathan says the draft plan sets out the...

Council clarifies dog control rules with new bylaw

Thursday 14 Mar 2019

A new dog control bylaw and policy, adopted by Council today, aims to clarify the responsibilities of dog walkers in public spaces. “The bylaw provides more guidance about the rules for walking dogs in some of our open spaces, such as sports grounds,...

Swales can help trees grow when planting in sandy soils

Wednesday 06 Mar 2019

Gardening on sandy soils is challenging at the best of times and during periods of drought it can feel pointless.  Local gardeners will share one solution at an upcoming workshop on 17 March that’s part of Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Community Gard...

More Maclean Park enhancements on the way

Tuesday 05 Mar 2019

The Council’s re-development of Maclean Park will pick up again next week, with more recreational space, covered BBQs, outdoor furniture and a new re-located basketball court all set to appear over the next few months. “Late last year we kicked off the...

Over the Fence Cuppa celebrates its 10th year in New Zealand

Thursday 28 Feb 2019

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is bringing neighbourhoods together in Kāpiti, by encouraging residents to host Over the Fence Cuppas for the tenth year. It’s all about getting to know your neighbours better - helping to create stronger, happier,...

KĀPITI’S PARKS WEEK BRINGS BACK PARK TO PATH

Monday 18 Feb 2019

Parks Week 2019 in Kāpiti will launch this year with the second annual Park to Path 6k/10k fun run/walk event on Sunday 10 March, starting in Otaraua Park (Lancelot Grove, Otaihanga) and heading onto the Expressway shared path from 8.30am. There’ll be ...

Council consulting on new speed limits for more than 60 local roads

Monday 18 Feb 2019

Kāpiti Coast District Council is seeking views on proposals to change the speed limits of more than 60 local roads across the District. “In 2018, we changed speed limits on 36 of our roads to make them more appropriate for the type of road,” says Group...

#lovemybeach summer photo competition winners announced

Monday 18 Feb 2019

After perusing nearly 180 fantastic submissions, the Kāpiti Coast District Council’s #lovemybeach judging panel has chosen three outstanding photographs as the best in their categories. The competition ran from December through January, and called for...

Kāpiti & Wairarapa river alert: Toxic algae in Waingawa and Ōtaki rivers at extreme levels

Thursday 14 Feb 2019

Kāpiti Coast District Council wants to let you know that Greater Wellington Regional Council is advising people and dogs to avoid going into the water at the Ōtaki and Waikanae Rivers. For more up-to-date information about where to swim, go to...

i-SITE premises in Kāpiti to close

Thursday 14 Feb 2019

Kāpiti Coast District Council has made the operational decision to close the Kāpiti i-SITE premises in the Coastlands complex and look at how these services can be delivered elsewhere from within Council. Group Manager Place and Space James Jefferson...

Council to support ten environmental projects in Kāpiti

Tuesday 12 Feb 2019

Ten local projects to enhance the Kāpiti Coast’s natural environment and protect our heritage will receive a boost in funding from Council this year.  “Each year Council sets aside funding to support environmental projects led by land owners and...

The Kāpiti Coast goes electric with the installation of Raumati Village’s first EV charger

Monday 11 Feb 2019

The Kāpiti Coast is going electric and Raumati Village will get its first electric vehicle (EV) fast charging station installed later this week. This is the second charger in a project that will bring seven new EV chargers to the Kāpiti and Horowhenua...

Waitangi Tribunal hearings may limit parking

Friday 08 Feb 2019

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising people against driving to the Waikanae Town Centre next week, while Waitangi Tribunal hearings will be taking place at Whakarongotai Marae. Council Group Manager Infrastructure Services, Sean Mallon, says t...

Waikanae pop-up library on the move

Thursday 07 Feb 2019

On Monday 18 February, the Kāpiti Coast District Council’s pop-up Waikanae Library service will begin running from the Mahara Gallery. Group Manager Place and Space, James Jefferson, says the move to the smaller of the Gallery’s two exhibition spaces,...

#LoveMyPark hits the Kāpiti Coast

Thursday 31 Jan 2019

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Parks and Recreation officers have been busy over the past week installing 10 selfie-posts in local parks to make photo-taking easier and more fun for the community. Parks and Recreation Manager Alison Law says she is...

Mahara Place improvements to begin

Friday 25 Jan 2019

Mahara Place in Waikanae is set to be a hive of activity over the next few months as improvements to create a plaza begin. Group Manager Infrastructure Services Sean Mallon says it’s about making Mahara Place a lot more vibrant. “These improvements are...

Disappointment at Peka Peka interchange decision

Friday 25 Jan 2019

Kāpiti Coast District Council Mayor K Gurunathan says Council is disappointed by the NZ Transport Agency’s decision not to include a second Expressway interchange at Peka Peka in the final designs for the Peka Peka to Ōtaki section. “Local residents an...

Work on proposed investment funds to cease

Friday 25 Jan 2019

Plans for the establishment of two new long-term investment funds for Kāpiti have been set aside, following a decision at today’s first Kāpiti Coast District Council meeting for 2019. The funds will be removed from the Council’s 2019/20 Annual Plan. Th...

Attention Kāpiti creatives!

Tuesday 15 Jan 2019

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is keen to hear from budding artists with inspiring ideas for community arts activities. “We’re now taking applications for funding from the Creative Communities Scheme – a fund aimed at supporting arts activities that...