A shift to Waikanae Beach has been serendipitous for international musician Gillian Boucher, who has found new direction here.
Two young women who offer young people an alternative to mainstream education which values developing relationships over imparting information have been named Wellingtonian of the Year Youth Award winners.
Two Wellingtonians have won a Local Hero award for delivering home baking to people going through a rough time.
Construction of the Kapiti Expressway has reached the two-year mark.
Air NZ cuts flights between Christchurch and Kapiti, but adds more Kapiti to Auckland flights.
A Paremata potter is holding an open studio this month.
An ambitious project to create a virtually predator-free 16.5 square kilometre 'Mainland Island' in Kapiti is about to step up a gear.
Otaki residents want councils to impose the best possible environmental protection conditions on a new gravel quarry.
About five years ago Denis Wood founded The Shed Project, a Paraparaumu-based initiative aimed at teaching disabled men life skills.
Greater Wellington Regional Council staff met with Raumati residents to apologise for helicopter weed spraying in Queen Elizabeth Park on a public holiday and to set up communication channels for the future.
Wellington Gliding Club will move its operations centre from Paraparaumu Airport to Wairarapa next year.
A Waikanae institution is no more now the local pub has been demolished to make way for commuters' cars.
A Waikanae woman who wanted to "pay it forward" now regrets spending $1500 on Countdown gift vouchers.
An immaculately restored MG Midget from Waikanae was among the classic cars in action at Manfeild last weekend.
A new album full of Paekakariki artists had been launched.
Proud and exhausted after winning rugby's holy grail, Dane Coles is happy to be back home being a dad.
Work has begun to set up an animal shelter at a controversial site in Manakau, with a resource consent hearing scheduled for later this month. In September last year HUHA (Helping People Help Animals) purchased a 7.3 hectare block of land south of the settlement, on State Highway 1.
For the next three years, 100 crosses will stand in Kapiti, in recognition of those from the district who lost their lives in World War I.
The White Ribbon campaign manager has backed a Kapiti Coast District Councillor's belief that they should distance themselves from the "white ribbon council" brand.
The Kapiti Coast District Council says this year's Kapiti Arts Trail was popular with visitors and locals, but not all artists agree.
Kapiti actor Jed Brophy is promising a few scares in his latest film.
After the elements delayed her return, New Zealand's first Asia Pacific Deaf Games medallist has arrived back in the country.
A Kapiti man who sits on five committees in the region has been named its Elder Person of the Year.
Opiki man Dave Collis's motives were questioned when he had a shed with no doors or windows, and a power station in the middle, put onto his property 12 years ago.
A Levin father of two has been left with nothing after fire gutted his flat.
A woman seriously injured in a Kapiti car crash was tended to by neighbours at the scene this afternoon.
Taggers who defaced a Paraparaumu war memorial days out from Armistice Day are being called cowards.
A Te Horo resident wants action to be taken after the swollen Mangaone Stream caused his nearby property to become inundated again.
The site at 130 Rimu Road, Paraparaumu, has been announced as the base for a new youth development centre facility in Kapiti.
A Raumati resident has formed a petition, asking the Greater Wellington Regional Council to stop aerial herbicide spraying in Queen Elizabeth Park.