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Posts Tagged ‘ Kapiti Coast ’

Sun safety warnings ahead of summer

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]



Pataka exhibition puts the spotlight on a dying art form

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Careers exhibition offers a look into the future

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Iwi welcome refugees but focus stays on their own

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]



Capital, Hutt millions go to regional trains, buses says campaigner

Dec 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington and Lower Hutt ratepayers are being unfairly charged for expensive rail costs in the wider region according to independent research. FINN RAINGER talks to Tony Randle who has done the numbers and wants them changed.



Stolen motorbike was catalyst for flying Jamie’s world adventures

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Kapiti Coast downhill mountain biker Jamie Lyall has been around the world racing and building tracks.



Hundreds converge on dead whale washed up on Waikanae Beach

Oct 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

School’s out for dead humpback whale, which gets a karakia from local Maori.



Fashion passion started in South Korea, now in Cuba Mall

Aug 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Moah Lee was inspired by her parents and encouraged by her husband Paul.



Rising star Tuitama aiming for U20 World Rugby Championship

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Northern United and Hurricanes Academy player Aukuso Tuitama in NZ Under-20s training group.



Porirua shows little concern over super-city

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News

Super-city doesn’t seem to worry Porirua residents.



The long journey from beached whale to bone carvings

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Beached whales are sometimes found on New Zealand shores, but what happens next? NICOLE BAXTER finds out.



Live birdsong from Kapiti Island to Paris on Paekakariki 88.2

May 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Kapiti Island’s native birds are streamed live on a Paekakariki community radio station.



Brooklyn’s Cornerstore pub to host Oxfam fundraiser

Mar 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Brooklyn’s Cornerstore Crawlers plan on a big charity walk around Lake Taupo.



Volunteers needed for disabled riders

Dec 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Features, Student Features, Top Picture

RIDING for the Disabled is celebrating 50 years in New Zealand and it needs volunteers to keep going for another 50. NICOLE BAXTER reports.



CCTV cameras installed at site of Kapiti deaths

Sep 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Council, police, bar act to prevent more brawls and tragedy.



Pamper party sees school kids benched

Sep 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Pamper day provides seats for Paraparaumu school kids



Southern folk stars at home in Paekakariki

Sep 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Touring Lyttelton group feel like locals in sister town.



Paraparaumu businesses condemn drunk teens

Aug 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Claims follow two major incidents in car park in last month.



A night out for locals, new books for pupils

Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Pukerua Bay School annual community event boosts library.



Hutt band fundraises for record contract

Jul 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Velvet Regime setting their sights high to raise $2,000



Kids’ enterprise helps Kapiti Coast animals

Jul 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Paraparaumu children raise almost $200 for SPCA .



Don’t wait to be told there’s a tsunami coming

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘If you can’t stand up, it’s time to get out,’ says council CD man.



Otaki church in $200,000 fundraising target

May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Building project planned to increase community work.



Wellington artists given a chance to shine

Mar 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Expressions to hold first Wellington Regional Arts Review



Unwanted backyard fruit wanted by charity

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Community Fruit Wellington to help feed City Mission clients



Hollaback launch artist knows fear of harassment

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Wellington violence sites begin to build up on website map



Concert for Canterbury born on day of quake

Mar 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Student Brad’s concern for friends inspires Kapiti fundraisers



Mowing lawns earns whitebaiting lesson

Nov 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Swapping skills is more fun than earning money.



Whitireia campus moves into Paraparaumu

Nov 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Polytech to leave Lindale after 15 years to revive numbers



New Zealand’s forgotten teachers brought to life

Nov 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Book follows 20 women in 1902 Boer War adventure.



End of the arts trail for Whitireia Lindale campus

Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Jewellery and small crafts popular with Kapiti visitors.



New start for troubled student association

Nov 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whitireia student body holds elections this week.



Paekakariki School ‘no’ to National Standards

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Principal Allan Marsden risks being sacked by Ministry



More youth wanted on roll as Mana looks like two-horse race

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Mana by-election takes place on November 20. ALICE PETRIE reports on the efforts to get young people voting while TANYA WOOD lines up the candidates.



Kiwi wine’s excellent name gives it the edge in China

Oct 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Horowhenua’s Ohau Vineyards finds to its advantage that its brand means ‘excellent’ in Mandarin, reports TANYA WOOD.



Gluttons for punishment – or just happy counting?

Sep 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

When counting thousands of voting papers you’d better have a good sense of humour, writes TANYA WOOD.



Commercial building keeps Kapiti ticking over

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Value of coast work jumps 60% amid a nationwide decline.



Board won’t budge on Waikanae cycle lane

Aug 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Proposal to restrict Te Moana Rd parking is rejected.



Smart path to money series launched in Kapiti

Aug 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Businesswoman’s dream launch of children’s book series.



Kapiti candidate sick of scouring district fixing bashed billboards

Jul 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Billboard vandalism led one councillor to pull out of the main race this election. TANYA WOOD reports from the campaign trail.



Challengers of 2007 return in bid to topple Kapiti mayor

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

ALICE PETRIE surveys the field of would-be Kapiti district mayors, including one-term incumbent Jenny Rowan.



Govt still watching Capital & Coast DHB

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

No certainty those chosen will be free to run it.



Kapiti pays the price for saving water

Jul 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council will offer interest free loans for water tanks.



Four-lane bypass raises temperature as Kapiti Coast prepares to vote

Jul 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Candidates are likely to be elected on where they stand on the planned SH1 Expressway, writes TANYA WOOD.



Extra projects push up Kapiti rates

Jul 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kapiti Coast property owners will pay 6% more this year.



Kapiti Coasters expected to turn out to vote on hot issues

Jul 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

Hotly debated issues should see more Kapiti Coasters voting, reports TANYA WOOD.



Kapiti Coast local government electors have 27 posts to fill

Jul 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Local body elections

This year sees more candidates standing for more than one position, reports TANYA WOOD.



Sure-fire way to light up on Kapiti Coast

Jul 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council runs out of time to review fire bylaw – so no permits.



Wellingtonians unaware of elections

Jun 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

POLL: Few know council elections will be held this year.



Four-way tie for Kapiti art prize settled by last few votes

Jun 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Just one vote separated Amanda Sattler from three other artists when she won the people’s choice award at Waikanae’s Mahara Gallery. TANYA WOOD reports.



New take on ribbons round old oak trees

May 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Picture story

Whitireia art student has unique gallery in Paraparaumu park.



Player numbers not looking pretty for netball

Apr 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Senior talent pool depleted as school-aged players leave



Helicopter crash stuns Otaki Anzac crowd

Apr 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The rain didn’t fall on this parade as soldiers remembered



Joanne’s Smartz idea to pay off for kids

Apr 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kapiti author’s books mix life, finance, fun



Sports start lining up to use new Kapiti centre

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

College markets sports centre to cover $20,000 running costs



Have camera, will travel – life of our top rugby photographer

Mar 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Sport

LEE STACE finds veteran rugby photographer Peter Bush has as many stories to tell as he does pictures to illustrate them.



It’s cool to climb trees again

Mar 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Horo primary school pupils have fun ‘branching out’



Kapiti artist captures winner on canvas

Mar 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Harriet Bright is hanging twice in the Adam Portraiture Awards



Rural property sales boost Wellington recovery

Mar 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Lifestyle-block buyers lured by the bright lights of the Capital.



Waikanae garage gutted when flames spread to car

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fire believed to have been started by embers from open fire.



Kapiti Old Boys blessed with pro’s presence

Sep 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Ex-County cricketer comes out of retirement to captain team.



New heritage trail launched at Kapiti

Aug 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pipi Trail takes in 13 historic sites and highlights Otaki history,



Mini’s 50th will be golden anniversary at Kapiti

Aug 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

About 100 expected for half century rally at Labour weekend.



Cemetery twice attacked after police delay

Aug 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Police should have acted sooner on vandalism, says family.



Kapiti homes selling faster – but it’s a blip

May 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Better sales volumes may not last, Kapiti real estate agents say.



Whitireia students to host Kapiti food festival

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

International students will stage fest at their Whitireia campus



Kapiti funeral director best in the class

Oct 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Diane Brady graduates with top marks in national qualification.