Kapiti

Expressway takes its toll video

An aerial view of the Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway.

It once was a busy section of State Highway 1 north of Wellington, but now it's "quite eerie".

'Galactic' fence for sale

After getting sick of rubberneckers, Bob Laloli is selling the 'galactic' and 'gluten free' fence at his Kapiti home.

The unusual "fence" has been described as gluten free and a "casserole of special and galactic ideas'' on Trade Me.

Hacking through history video

A gutted Vince Osborne hacks back the hedge planted by his grandfather in the 1930s.

Owner slashes corridor through hotly-debated hedge but 'granddad would be rolling in his grave'.

When crime paid in Porirua

Shhhhh: secret witnesses were wanted by the Kapi-Mana News. (FILE)

The knowledge of nefarious deeds could get you a bit of cash in 1980s Porirua.

Morepork watch over Waikanae

The morepork watches over the Waikanae River.

The Waikanae River has two new guardians, and they are turning motorists' heads.

Shared path options to be explored

Cyclists show their support for an extended Mackays to Peka Peka shared path.

Strong public feedback leads to rethink.

Three-pronged cricket rivalry

The Paraparaumu Cricket Club senior A side after their Coastal Challenge Cup win.

It is a season-defining two weeks for the two clubs.

Love finds a bittersweet home

Phoebe Cox, left, and Charity Turner travelled from Australia for the nuptials.

They flew to NZ for a dream wedding illegal in their home country, and boycotted by family.

Crash victim named

The fatal crash was the second major accident on the Kapiti coast over the weekend.

The pedestrian who died after being hit by a car on Sunday was 56-year-old Caroline Boyd.

Shellfish investigations continue

Seagulls eat tuatua shellfish scattered across Waitarere Beach.

Initial testing of shellfish washed up in Horowhenua has found they are not toxic.

Spark confirmed as first tenant

Work continues on Takiri House.

Construction of Takiri House will be completed in mid-May.

Dyslexic kids feel let down

Kiaya McLuckie says the Government needs to get a move on, and fix things for kids with learning difficulties.

Teens feel Government is not acting fast enough to tackle learning difficulties.

Bad news beach eats blocks video

Blocks on a temporary concrete wall along a section of Paraparaumu Beach are getting that sinking feeling.

Droopy seawall, relentless sea and expensive solution makes for 'tragicomedy' Kapiti mayor says.

Hit pedestrian dies

Police confirmed a pedestrian who was hit by a car in Paekakariki on Sunday morning has died.

A woman who was hit by a car in Paekakariki on the Kapiti Coast on Sunday morning has now died.

Several hurt in road accidents

Both drivers had to be cut from their cars.

Police seek witnesses after horror accident on Kapiti Coast.

One critical after SH1 crash

Both drivers had to be cut from their cars.

Driver of one car in Kapiti Coast collision has been flown to Wellington Hospital.

Our year of hell video

Beba McLean and Matthew Robinson with son Teo. They moved into their home in February last year and said that, within ...

First-home buyers locked in noise battle over KiwiRail depot across the fence.

Kid's healthy heart menu

Michele and Maui Passerello with Waimea restaurant's new kids' menu.

A Kapiti 9-year-old saw his father creating a menu for his restaurant, so he did the same.

$67,000 for rare NZ stamp

The threepenny HMS Vanguard stamp from 1949, which set a new world record of $67,850 at auction in Otaki last weekend.

Kapiti dealer sets new record for a Kiwi stamp at Wellington auction.

Chef to top of Navy

Lieutenant Brock West, left, accepts the Symbol of Command of HMNZS Taupo from the outgoing commanding officer John ...

Kapiti's Lieutenant Brock West has taken command of the HMNZS Taupo.

Students restore sunken boat

Martin Vieregg with the Rakino, which his students are restoring.

Kapiti College purchased a boat, which sunk last year, as a school project.

Johansen first woman home

Jo Johansen in training at Mt Hector the week before the Tararua Mountain Race. She encountered very different ...

Raumati woman overcomes elements to secure 15th in Tararua Mountain Race.

Festival returns with more films

A screenshot of the movie 'Tanna'.

Romeo and Juliet-like Oscar nominee among the highlights at festival in Otaki.

Family reunited with stolen caravan

The caravan stolen from an Otaihanga family's home last week was rediscovered on Tuesday.

Police discover missing caravan in Porirua, and return it to Kapiti.

Digger on trailer rolls

The rolled digger is thought to be leaking fuel.

Fuel believed to be leaking after trailer overturns while carrying a digger.

Kapiti expressway - from above video

Aerial view of the MacKays to Peka Peka expressway at Te Moana interchange.

Many have cruised along the $630m Kapiti expressway north of Wellington, but what does it look like from above?

Caravan stolen from driveway

The caravan stolen from the Strand family home. The photograph was taken when the family were on holiday two years ago.

A Wellington woman has lost 40 years of family history and the remaining link to her deceased parents.

Person in hospital after gas leak

A leak at a Countdown supermarket on the Kapiti Coast left two people with injuries.

Two people have been injured during a refrigerant leak at a Kapiti supermarket.

Alarm over molester's parole

"Be on guard," one of Brendan Nolan's victim says about his release from prison this week.

Mayors call for calm after release of Brendan Nolan sparks threats from residents.

$630m road saves 9 minutes video

Approaching the Kapiti Rd interchange on the first section of the Kapiti expressway.

Test drive reveals how much time the Kapiti expressway saves drivers.

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