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Posts Tagged ‘ Kapiti ’

Locals endorse expressway as Peka Peka to Otaki stretch starts

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Locals turn out to hear expressway plans at Te Horo meeting, and economic benefits are being hailed



Kaikoura quake, flexible work behind Wellington region property trend

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Working from home and living outside the city centre are boosting the property market thanks to CBD property issues.

ANDREW BEVIN reports.



Big weekend goal for young cyclist

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Sport, Top Picture

Grace Saywell is on a mission to win back the Poneke Plate for Wellington this weekend’s at the Hataitai Velodrome. ANGELA REID reports on the college student’s dreams.



Kapiti Island tourism prospers from growing tourism numbers

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Record numbers include increasing numbers from Asia, particularly China.



Kapiti coffee drinkers get flavour added

Nov 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Café owner Matthew Payne has made Kapiti the place for his new coffee roasting project after coming from Melbourne to the coast three years ago. DAN MAGEEAN reports.



New Mayor down on legal highs

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

Mayor K Gurunathan thinks Kapiti doesn’t need its current licencing system for legal highs, as James Malthus reports.



Paraparaumu teaching legend reflects on 40 years with teenagers

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Chrissie Jorgenson says kids have not changed, despite all of the technology. VIRGINIA FALLON reports.



Food trucks feed Kapiti with ministry licence

Sep 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Local food truckers from the coast are now feeding the hordes on Friday nights in Waikanae.



WATCH: Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling held in Paraparaumu

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Ten Pin Bowling is part of Special Olympics and teams are working towards representing NZ.



Vista Club name for combined Kapiti clubs

Sep 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Members from both clubs say they are pleased with the amalgamation of the RSA and Kapiti Club



WATCH: Capital bus shelters gets eye-catching makeovers

Mar 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News

Kapiti artist Ellen Coup paints a Khandallah bus shelter as part of the council’s mural project.



Old heritage building rejuvenated with craft beer on city bypass

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Negotiating old building issues with council rules one of challenges for Tuatara.



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.



Sore feet to support young people

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, News

WHELDON Curzon-Hobson will walk 180 kilometres around Wellington and then to Palmerston North this month to help change the lives of young people. Mr Curzon-Hobson, 45, said the purpose of the walk was for young people to share inspirational stories with him. “I meet a whole lot of young people in our area who are […]



Top photographers coming together in city show

Oct 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

The Photo School is bringing student work to the city, including NZ Institute of Professional Photography award winning pieces. LIAM MACANDREW reports.



Singles night in Wairarapa attracts bus load of women from Kapiti

Aug 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

New owners of The Tin Hut in Featherston add a “breakaway from the norm” as part of their revamp.



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.



Silver tsunami means sea change in retirement policy

Sep 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

Seniors groups criticise WCC Positive Ageing Policy as “a generalised statement of nothing”, reports LIZ WYLIE.



Work and Income office bungles privacy breach followup

Sep 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

First it was ACC – now Work and Income has misplaced information and failed to follow its own policies, reports SOPHIE JACKMAN.



Kids’ enterprise helps Kapiti Coast animals

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

Paraparaumu children raise almost $200 for SPCA .



Rugby free zone gets a few thumbs up around capital

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Tawa resident makes his point – not everyone likes rugby



Long year ahead for blind Kapiti cyclist

Mar 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Jayne Parsons sets her sights on a second Paralympics.



English classes remove language barriers for migrants to Kapiti Coast

Jan 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

There are at least 25 nationalities living in Horowhenua-Kapiti and the barrier of language can often prevent newcomers from being ‘seen’, reports TANYA WOOD.



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.



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



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.



Kapiti sculptor gives driftwood WOW factor

Sep 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Rita brings urchin from beach to wearable stage.



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.



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.



Off-road team goes bush to rescue vehicles

May 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Inland Hutt/Kapiti track claims cars, motorbikes, off-roaders.



Ray White follows the market back into Kapiti

May 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Waikanae office added as house prices continue to creep up.



After 13 generations, Rick adds to family legacy

May 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Forestry among the heirlooms he is investing in for future.



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



World Cup free rides may be hollow promise

Dec 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council’s free transport pledge may prove unrealistic.



Region’s top netballers get new challenge

Jun 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Regional competition runs alongside local games.



Whitireia’s multi-cultural food fair at Kapiti showed flair

Dec 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Sun, crowds, food, singing and dancing – the inaugural Kapiti food fair at Whitiriea’s Lindale campus had it all, reports ANNE CORNISH, who was there with her camera



Whitireia students to host Kapiti food festival

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

International students will stage fest at their Whitireia campus



Council plants free fruit trees for Kapiti people

Jul 30th, 2008 | By | Category: News

KAPITI District Council has begun planting fruit trees throughout the community to provide free fruit.