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  • All hands on deck for school project

    A group of Kāpiti College students is undertaking the ultimate school project.

  • Hi-tech firm Halter eyes fresh pastures

    Smart-cow firm Halter says it will expand overseas by year’s end.


    Expansion plansKāpiti Village is expanding its footprint after Metlifecare purchased just over 9100sq m of neighbouring land with the intention of further enhancing the village.

  • Bad asphalt slows wheels of progress

    The opening date for a long-awaited expressway north of Wellington is getting “uncomfortably close to the holiday season” because of faulty asphalt, the NZ Herald can reveal.

  • Art, science unite for Earth’s sake

    An art installation commemorating the Kāpiti Marine Reserve’s 30-year anniversary has brought together artists, scientists, climate warriors and marine enthusiasts.

  • Property queen talks quadrants

    Nicole Lewis is an award-winning property investor, generating incredible property deals, known as the queen of property.

  • Student weavers put mahi on display

    Māori arts degree student weavers from the Palmerston North campus of Te Wananga o Aotearoa have invoked the “sacred stitch” used in woven panels to showcase their work in an exhibition at Waikanae’s Mahara iti.

  • Helping others achieve

    Tell us what the business does. The Shed Project is a not-for-profit limited liability company with a charitable status. Our sources of business: charity shop, wooden goods manufacture, Trade Me sales produces income supporting our people marginalised within our community.

  • Ōtaki journal’s 43rd edition out

    The latest volume of the long-running Ōtaki Historical Journal has been launched.

  • Vietnam vet made life member of RSA

    Paraparaumu RSA stalwart Roger Newth has been made a life member of the club.

Featured documents

  • HOT chocolate

    BEVAN SMITH opened Riverstone Kitchen in 2006 after a career that has taken him from Le Pont de la Tour and Michael Caine’s Canteen in London to the acclaimed e’cco bistro in Australia....

  • Flow of information important as flow of water with reforms COMMENT

    The Government’s Three Waters Reform proposal is a complex beast and there are a range of considerations. These include the financial model underpinning the case for change, and the time and effort to transition to the proposed four water service entity (WSE) model....

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  • Teenagers share their stories of

    An ordinary urban street is abuzz with foot traffic heading in and out of the Kāpiti Youth Support (KYS) building in Paraparaumu. Inside, lives are being saved....

  • Society challenges tender process, council responds

    The Kāpiti Coast District Council has responded to a press release by the Kāpiti Improvement Society which was critical of a council press release (published in last week’s edition) about seeking a lead contractor for the Te Uruhi development at Paraparaumu Beach....

  • Winning short story competition entries

    Second placeJudge’s comments: Clever and intriguing — a quirky and exhilarating imagined future where books are elevated to their rightful status as high currency, but with the inevitable dystopian elements that come with extreme government control in a capitalist system. The originality and well...

  • A natural history

    Established in May 1992, the Kāpiti Marine Reserve was just the fourth in New Zealand to be established, following the Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve in 1975, Poor Knights Islands in 1981 and the Kermadec Islands in 1990....

  • ‘I broke down and wept for an hour’

    Warning: This story refers to suicide and mental...

  • COMMENT Collaboration of partners holds water

    We’ve seen the public conversation around the Government’s Three Waters reform ramp up in recent weeks as councils across Aotearoa have convened to formulate their feedback on the proposed four water service entity model. Kāpiti is no different in this respect but, while much of the conversation...

  • Teenagers share their stories of

    An ordinary urban street is abuzz with foot traffic heading in and out of the Kāpiti Youth Support (KYS) building in Paraparaumu. Inside, lives are being saved....

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