Waikanae, Paraparaumu and Raumati must rely on bore water alone after the recent dry spell.
NZTA makes urgent roadsign correction
What's in a letter? Quite a bit, as the NZTA quickly discovered when it mixed up a small town and a city.
A Kiwi who was stranded in Bali with massive injuries after a scooter accident has flown home with help from donors.
Outbreak of avian botulism feared to be reason for dead birds along Kapiti Coast waterways.
Kapiti SPCA has suspicions over what's behind second mass bird kill in region.
Richard sheepish about his canine ways
Richard the sheep has managed to pull the wool over his doggy pals' eyes.
'More than 50' dolphins join fisherman
Don Dawson was fishing when more than 50 dolphins began swimming in his bow wave.
Time to batten down the hatches
MetService warns severe thunderstorms and flash floods likely to hit greater Wellington and Wairarapa.
The legendary act brought their internationally acclaimed vocals to the Otaki-Maori Racing Club today.
Pegasus, stingray, fighting kite tourney
A 12-metre winged horse and a 25-metre tattooed stingray are coming to Otaki Kite Festival.
The election to fill the seat left vacant after a councillor's death has been decided – triggering a new by-election.
A 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Cathy Stewart.
Power lines at the centre of a decade long legal battle in Kapiti will be pulled down.
Thieves who took a sculpture from a Kapiti school should be aware it is tapu and return it, the school warns.
Plans for a new subdivision at the Lindale Park complex on the Kapiti Coast have been confirmed.
Former immigration manager who resigned after an expenses scandal is launching a new church.
A man has been rescued after coming off his jetski about halfway between Kapiti Island and Paraparaumu beach.
It was nearly 100 years ago when the tractor now parked on Rod Clifton's backyard crawled inland on steel-cleated wheels, dragging Stewart Island's phone cable behind it.
An outside expert will be appointed to monitor Kapiti council's coffers, to avoid a repeat of a million-dollar swindle in Dunedin.
A Waikanae church could be turned into a car park to ease clogged streets around the town's train station.
A container of human excrement was splattered in a Kapiti house, in what one woman claims was a violent assault.
A person has suspected spinal injuries after a station wagon they were in rolled on a Horowhenua beach.
A new Kapiti Coast Airport to Blenheim air service has taken off.
The Fire Service is investigating an overnight house fire in Paraparaumu, north of Wellington.
Teenager pleads guilty to four charges over assault of elderly couple in theri Kapiti Coast home.
Easing congestion along a Kapiti road is the top priority in Wellington's draft regional transport plan.
An Otaki 16-year-old is motoring into the lead of the New Zealand Formula First Championship.
Suburban Kapiti house left stripped and gutted for years has been labelled dangerous by neighbours.
A length of giant, noise-reducing embankment along the Kapiti expressway will be pulled down and rebuilt after months of work.
Kapiti Coast residents are using far less water since the introduction of metered charging last year.
Paraparaumu firefighters had their busiest year last year, bucking the trend throughout the Wellington region.
Couple tried to outrun police in stolen car with unrestrained baby and toddler inside, police allege.
A driver who crashed into a parked car in Kapiti was more than five times over the new alcohol limit, police say.
The 60-year-old man who drowned at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast has been named.
The 60-year-old man who drowned off the Kapiti Coast was not wearing a lifejacket.
The council expects rates to be paid on time, but isn't so worried about paying its own bills by the due date, a Kapiti contractor says.
Kapiti and Horowhenua businesses will reap the benefits of the Kapiti Coast Harness Racing Club's meeting at Otaki Racecourse.
Lower Hutt man, 74, who drowned at Peka Peka beach while swimming with daughter has been named.
Kapiti Coast diver with suspected case of the bends flown to Christchurch hyperbaric chamber.
Almost $18,000 has been raised for a Kapiti mother who faces raising her daughter alone after her partner died in motorcycle crash.
Give A Little fundraiser for family of Kapiti man killed riding motorcycle generates over $15,000.
The tale of an unwanted hotel guest may be closer to Goldilocks, though police have nicknamed her Sleeping Beauty.
The man found dead beside his motorcycle on a Kapiti Coast beach yesterday was Alan Austrin.
The man found dead beside his motorbike on a Kapiti Coast beach was Alan Austrin.
Motorcyclist found dead on a beach today is believed to be young father of a baby.
Two divers will see in 2015 on Kapiti Island after their inflatable boat suffered engine problems.
Kapiti artist Debbie Pointon's favourite room is perched on a steep bank in Raumati South with majestic views of the hills.
Fifteen tourists and their driver had a lucky escape after the bus they were in crashed north of Wellington.
Skeleton dating back to the 1800s unearthed along the Kapiti Expressway route.
More families are choosing holiday parks for a cheaper break this year.
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