Everything Kāpiti is our weekly email update for Kāpiti residents. It's a convenient way to keep informed on council activities, upcoming events and opportunities to get involved and give feedback.
As soon as you’ve clicked 'Subscribe' a confirmation email will be on its way to you! Simply click on the link in your email to complete your sign-up toEverything Kāpiti.
Read our latest issues:
26 May 2020 | Council's Emergency Operations Centre wraps up
Kāpiti, you’re doing great at our new safer normal! Having that bit of extra freedom with alert level 2 feels amazing, doesn’t it? Do remember to keep gatherings to guideline sizes, and maintain physical distancing when you’re around others. Keep washing those hands, be patient, and be kind!
Well done Kāpiti, for playing it safe as we've transitioned to alert level 2. The weather's been great, and it's wonderful to be out seeing friends and visiting our favourite local businesses again, but remember, our battle against COVID-19 is far from over. Stick to the rules and if you feel unwell, please stay home. We've lots of information for you this week with our facilities back up and running, so read on!
Ka pai Kāpiti, the sacrifices we’ve made have helped stop the spread of COVID-19 and on Thursday we’ll move to our “safer normal”. There’s a lot to think about before we make the move to alert level 2 and in this issue we’ll update you on our plans and more.
5 May 2020 | Council makes rates and Annual Plan decisions
Thank you for another week of uniting against COVID-19, Kāpiti. There was great news yesterday at the Government media briefing with zero new cases reported, but we still have work to do. Let's keep doing what we're doing – stick to your bubbles, stay safe, stay kind.
Ka pai Kāpiti, you've done a great job so far in our fight against COVID-19. We've got a lot to update you on, so sit back in your bubble with your favourite local home-delivered or takeaway coffee, and check out what's been happening, and what's coming up.
21 April 2020 | Council prepares for COVID-19 Alert Level 3
There's a lot going on, both in central and local government, but it's what our people are doing by staying home that's making a huge difference for us all. Keep it up Kāpiti, you're saving lives. Things will be changing over the next few weeks – read on to find out more about what we've been doing, and what's coming up.
14 April 2020 | Financial assistance package for the people of Kāpiti
Thanks to everyone who stayed at home in their bubbles and played by the Alert Level 4 rules over the Easter weekend. We’ve still got a long way to go in our fight against COVID-19, but if we keep working together and doing the right things, we will get through this. Be kind, be patient, stay home and save lives.
We had such a great response to our last Everything Kāpiti, we wanted to update you on Council's latest news in case you're not seeing it in other places. See below for where else you can keep up to date with Council news. Remember to stay home, and be kind, Kāpiti – we’re all in this together.
23 March 2020 | COVID-19 – Alert Level 4 11.59pm Weds 25 March
New Zealand will move into COVID-19 Alert Level 4 from midnight tomorrow. Like many local and central agencies, we have been planning for weeks and we are prepared and ready to respond to this rapidly evolving situation. Remember to keep calm, clean and kind, Kāpiti – we’re all in this together.
17 March 2020 | Driving in the boat launching area
Work's started on an exciting new temporary mural at Waikanae Library, the Kāpiti Gateway Centre has progressed to business case, and we have an important message about driving and swimming around launching boats. Grab a cuppa and read about what's coming up.
It’s Parks Week, and we have lots of ideas for activities out and about in Kāpiti’s parks. Check out upcoming changes for recycling your plastics, what we’ve been talking to freedom campers about, how to sign up to run a cuppa over the fence for Neighbours Day, and much more!
Takutai Kāpiti Summit is on this Sunday, join us to discuss the challenges climate change will bring to our coastline. Dog owners, your furry friends will get their chance to have a swim at Waikanae pool before it closes for the season, Waikanae library building options investigations are under way, and we still have plenty of events Check out all the latest news below.
On Saturday our community got its first behind-the-scenes look at Te Raukura ki Kāpiti, with a fun and busy open day. We've got updates from the animal management team, and the latest on our playground updates, which are under way! Check out below for all the latest news.
What a weekend we had! Glorious Kāpiti sunshine, fabulous family fun at Movies in the Park, and now this wonderful rain for the garden. Make the most of the downtime to check out our upcoming events, work updates and ways you can have your say.
Get out and enjoy the summer sun by visiting our beaches, pools, walkways and public spaces. This edition is packed with events, work updates and reminders on how we can share our public spaces together.