An orca pod put on a display for a Victoria University group near Kapiti Island yesterday.
Kapiti Expressway workers upset local Maori after eating at a wahi tapu site where historical human remains lay nearby.
A disability ramp for Coastlands Aquatic Centre has been delayed until February.
A tolled Transmission Gully road could cost between $2.50 and $4 a trip, AA research says.
A coastal risk assessment report has been criticised as "fundamentally and fatally flawed".
Kapiti Coast Airport was shut to flights last night, as a large building was inched across the runway.
Playful visitors cause traffic havoc
A small pod of orcas brought traffic to a halt on State Highway 1 near Pukerua Bay this morning.
The Transport Minister got behind the controls of a digger to mark the start of construction of the Kapiti Expressway.
Two big roading projects in the Wellington region have seen major developments today.
The next stage of the Kapiti expressway has been all-but approved.
A woman says roading contractors should be held accountable for their part in her granddaughter's death.
Excess chip left on a country road contributed to the death of a 16-year-old girl, a coroner has found.
A spear fisher battling a kingfish was just metres from surfacing when he drowned.
Kapiti's Emergency Medical Service has been put on hold with its sole doctor leaving for Australia.
Waves of "arrogant", lycra-clad cyclists are turning a Kapiti road into a driving hazard, a Reikorangi resident says.
Water metering could be ditched on the Kapiti Coast as the newly elected council reviews its water supply options.
Another candidate for the Labour nomination in the Otaki electorate has raised their hand.
Kapiti's mayor has responded to plans for his council to expire in two years.
Gina Bullians has broken a record by driving a staggering 312 kilometres an hour in under 7 seconds.
A leading earth scientist has found that the risk of erosion along the Kapiti coastline has been greatly overestimated.
Kapiti's new council could dump water metering just as the controversial plan is set to begin.
"Bombs'' and ''liferafts'' will be dropping out of planes over Paraparaumu tomorrow.
Kapiti's new mayor accused of "shutting down" community's voice after refusing to allow a critic to attack chief executive.
Nathan Guy's electorate is set to be downsized in proposed changes.
Property developers have swarmed back to Kapiti with a 40 per cent jump in applications.
Kapiti may well have its youngest ever community board chair.
The son of a former mayor died after falling from a horse he mistakenly believed to be broken in.
Jacinta Beckley has blazed a path for others to follow, having been recruited by Seattle University to play basketball from next season.
A young woman in charge of two pitbull terriers that viciously attacked two women at Otaki Beach has been sentenced to home detention.
Kapiti's District Council has appointed a new independent consultant to work on its proposed district plan.
Kapiti College has been asked to introduce enrolment boundaries in a bid to cope with a burgeoning roll.
More contentious beachfront hazard lines are being reassessed on the Kapiti Coast.
There have been two crashes on SH1 this afternoon, one near Paraparaumu and the other near Churton Park.
Construction of the Kapiti Expressway will go ahead after a final challenge was dismissed.
Kapiti council meetings could be broadcast live, with an on-demand section to catch up with missed episodes.
Ruud Brouwer came to New Zealand in 1983 and has paid taxes for 30 years. So where's his pension?
Kapiti's coastguard and a helicopter rescued three divers who went missing yesterday .
Two cyclists have moderate injuries after they crashed into each other in Kapiti today.
A newly-elected councillor says he plans to sue his chief executive for defamation over a dispute involving an impounded dog.
Raumati novelist off to Menton in France
Kapiti Coast writer awarded the $75,000 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship for 2014.
A leisure pilot who spotted a "puff of smoke" from 2000 feet saved Kapiti Island from a potentially devastating fire.
After hurricanes, injuries, and a shooting, Rob Jones finally completed the New York Marathon.
A $25,000 consultant has been dropped for "legal safety" over links to a senior council manager.
Ratepayers will fork out $150,000-plus for coastal experts to help make a decision on beachfront no-build zones.
When Hanne Andersen hit a glitch in her application for super, she thought a face-to-face meeting would sort things out.
Despite a major storm, two quakes and a derailment, Wellington train users are happy with the service.
The Kapiti Arts Trail has been given the thumbs up, with hundreds touring studios and galleries during the two-day event.
They were charged with helping people trapped behind a huge slip - but an Otaki couple still had time to bake a birthday cake.
Fireworks have been blamed for a blaze at the Paraparaumu Beach police base.
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