Flood damage to one Kapiti business could cost $900,000, but figures don't reflect the true impact, the owner says.
The wife of a late Kapiti councillor has won a council seat left vacant by his death.
A scheme dogged with controversy that uses 400 year old bore water to top up a river opened on Wednesday.
The Interislander ferry Arahura will add water to its diesel in a bid to save millions in running costs.
A Te Horo bach is the ultimate stress-buster for a Wellington city apartment-dweller.
A record field turned out in perfect conditions for Sunday's fourth In the Footsteps of the Marines event at Whareroa Farm.
Mall uses vacant space
A week on from widespread flooding in Kapiti, the Fergusons are living in hotel while cleaning up their home.
Plans were underway to build a protection wall for one of Kapiti's hardest hit neighbourhood's in Thursday's floods.
Core postal services will be taken over by an alternative provider in Raumati Village, but it is still a use it or loose it situation, he says.
Kapiti's ambulance service has outgrown their Paraparaumu base as population changes increase demands on paramedics.
When Graham Cozens saw Paul Clegg, it took a few moments but he eventually remembered they'd known each other back in the day, 20 years ago, when they had the strength to be young and strong.
Thieves broke into an Otaki church and hauled away a large safe - but it only contained about $40.
Supporters of a near-extinct rail service have attempted to choke the peak hour Tranz Metro service on the Kapiti LIne.
Kapiti's council boss Pat Dougherty has held on to his job with the announcement of a five year contract today.
Perched in the bucket of a digger, she reached out to the man stuck in the swollen Waikanae River.
An alternative route in and out of Wellington has reopened.
Alex Hack waded through freezing water into his flooded home to retrieve car keys and some dinner.
A New Zealand representative kayaker has claimed the top gong in a huge night for water sports at Kapiti’s 10th anniversary sports awards.
A fire has gutted the Kapiti Underwater Club rooms, but the iconic Kapiti Boating Club and Coastguard rooms have escaped with only minor damage.
Stephen Yung thumped his teacher then learned English from the Minister of Education's wife - now he's getting a Labour Party gong.
An eight-sided beachside icon on public land could become a permanent tourism business base.
Kapiti council is calling in contractors to run a local youth centre.
A tense stand-off has resulted in a bullying allegation against a Kapiti councillor being dropped.
Romance has overcome, after the volatile introduction of a new breeding pair of kiwi.
A temporary postal services provider has put their hand up to take over when the Raumati Beach PostShop closes.
Kapiti Coast rail services have returned with some delays after a burning train blocked the line.
Police expect delays on SH1 at the north end of Paraparaumu after a crash.