A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged after the armed burglary of the Jolly Pub in Paraparaumu.
The Paraparaumu Beach Carnival has been an annual highlight since the 1950s.
An armed robber is still at large after cleaning out the takings from a Paraparaumu pub.
Coastlands mall at Paraparaumu has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found at a nearby Work and Income office.
Police investigate armed robbery incident forcing college kids to flee to safety.
Teachers usher children to safety after armed robbery at Paraparaumu pub.
Work has begun on a $10 million community performing arts centre that backers hope will bring more arts and events to our back door.
Widespread confusion has surrounded changes to recycling services in Kapiti.
A speed limit reduction for Kapiti Rd has provoked controversy among drivers.
The mercury is rising, the barbecue is being dusted off and the beach cricket sets are out, but rugby stops for none of that.
The director of a new Kapiti and Horowhenua energy co-operative says there is plenty of scope for residents to be using energy more efficiently.
A shift to Waikanae Beach has been serendipitous for international musician Gillian Boucher, who has found new direction here.
A mysterious new Otaki sign has been welcomed by neighbours and Kapiti Coast District Council staff. The sign appeared near the south end of Freemans Rd last week, on a bank reinforced earlier in the year after damage during storms, the council's Facebook page said.
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.
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.
Demolition crews and building removers last week began work dismantling the 50-year-old Waikanae Hotel complex. Greater Wellington Regional Council confirmed in June that it had bought the land that was the site of a leased hotel, restaurant, bar and bottle store.
An immaculately restored MG Midget from Waikanae was among the classic cars in action at Manfeild last weekend.
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.
Police and firefighters believe a serial arsonist is still at work in Paraparaumu, after two more scrub fires in the last two weeks.
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.