Girl Guides group leader says whoever stole stock of fundraising biscuits stooped pretty low.
A loud boom heard and felt from Paraparaumu to Te Horo was a military exercise, police say.
Kapiti's new 60-hectare reserve could become a 3km sealed competition track with wetland areas.
A troubleshooting report on $1.1 million in council loans to a defunct charitable trust has been removed from the council's website, before being returned yesterday.
Delaying a fix for "unsafe" roadside highway barriers has put road users at risk, a Levin cyclist says.
Otaki candidates' views on health, youth and public transport.
History could be made after Saturday's election, if Jack McDonald, 21, ascends from chairing the Paekakariki Community Board to a seat in parliament.
Mana candidates quizzed on two big issues for the district.
Paramedics enjoy the delights of Sue Kaye's baking, which is her way of thanking Welllington Free Ambulance for the work they do.
Corrosion at the new Coastlands Aquatic Centre will cost Kapiti council $26,000 to fix.
Two Otaki volunteer firefighters remain in hospital, one in a coma, after a crash last week.
Kapiti and Mana election candidates talk about the pressing issues for the area.
The first sod finally has been turned on the $850m Transmission Gully nearly a century after it was proposed.
A self-styled advocate is using mobility parks for hours to highlight the lack of parks for people with disabilities.
National's MP for Kapiti has copped a grey blast at a candidates' meeting on seniors policy.
Labour's Rob McCann and National's incumbent Nathan Guy face off for the Otaki electorate seat.
It's Nathan Guy's fourth campaign for the Otaki electorate and he's standing in the middle of the Kapiti expressway route - an expanse of compressed sand - on the spot where the dividing barrier will eventually run, splitting four lanes of traffic down the middle.
Spring blooms are aplenty in the garden of Merle Stevenson, who is preparing for the Kapiti Horticultural Society annual spring flower show.
'Paleo People' pretty popular
A Raumati South cook has been rushed off her feet by demand for her $16-a-loaf grain-free bread.
'Worst nightmare' for fire crew finding colleagues trapped during serious road crash.
Retailers along one of Paraparamu's main thoroughfares have lost patience with on-going roadworks.
HOLLY BAGGE - Kapiti Observer
Otaki's Libby Hakaraia has been named a finalist in the national Women of Influence Awards.
A winter raid for puffer jackets has backfired on an alleged shoplifter and his accomplice.
Kapiti District Council accused of trying to hinder changes to $650 million Kapiti expressway.
The Waikanae River recharge project work is on track to be operational by next March.
Wellington's economic development agency withdraws backing for Otaki's Clean Technology Centre.
Fire fighters and an observant neighbour have saved a Waikanae house after a fire damaged two rooms this morning.
A retired Kapiti policeman has returned to the beat in the back of an unmarked speed camera van.
Police uncovered stash of items at a Levin house, after a rugby team tracked down the culprits who stole their gear.
Kapiti Coast District Council has paid out $620,000 to contractors after the collapse of Mainzeal.
Police warn social media may fuel copycat crimes after teenagers were arrested in connection to a fire at a Paraparaumu dairy on Saturday night.
Police ask for calm with social media
Three Kapiti girls have appeared in court facing arson charges after a fire that destroyed four classrooms and a library at Paraparaumu School on Sunday evening.
The iwi that regained Kapiti Island in its Treaty settlement has hit out at a mooted $15 million gateway centre to the icon, which they say was their idea.
New flood protection removing swathes of native trees will come in for community scrutiny at a planned open day.
Smoking at Kapiti beaches could be a thing of the past if a new proposal is passed.
The council is giving away the control panel from its water treatment plant as a science fiction plaything.
A suspicious fire at Paraparaumu School has destroyed classrooms, photographs and teachers' archives.
Young rugby fans were treated to a visit by four All Blacks today.
A $15 million centre including a cinema is planned for Kapiti, with council and DoC to share the cost.
New Mexican restaurant has copped a backlash that includes altered newspaper stories and vandalism.
KAROLINE TUCKEY - Kapiti Observer
A Kapiti man says a lack of police response to an assault complaint has been upsetting, but Kapiti's top cop disputes some of his claims and says police have not been given a chance to do all they can.
New multimillion-dollar high end food and beverage centre could draw visitors to Kapiti.
RANDALL WALKER - Kapiti Observer
The gap between rugby sevens world series teams and others is widening and Cook Islands will be left behind if they don't join the party, the team's skipper says.
JOEL MAXWELL - Kapiti Observer
The council will upgrade Paraparaumu's memorial gates to beat an Anzac Day deadline next year.
JOEL MAXWELL - Kapiti Observer
A Horowhenua-Kapiti SPCA vet has joined September's election race as an independent candidate.
For Kapiti Coast head librarian Leeann Morgan, Bozeman in Montana, is where the heart is.
Departing British High Commissioner Vicki Treadwell has left a small but remarkable example of Indian and British engineering behind in Kapiti.
Two neighbours of the site where a furniture manufacturing business hopes to set up in Paraparaumu say they don't want it in their back yard. But the company believe those in opposition do not have a clear picture of their application.
Work has started to repair Kapiti's octagonal icon.
Parts of Kapiti's development rulebook won't be completed till 2020 as the council reboots its troubled district plan.
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