The future of a family business continues to hang in the balance as plans for the Peka Peka to Otaki expressway move forward.
Work on the Kapiti expressway launched Monday behind a security cordon.
Two Waikanae School boys came to the rescue of a shag at the Waikanae Estuary on Tuesday afternoon, after an amateur photographer noticed the struggling bird.
A disability ramp for Coastlands Aquatic Centre has been delayed until February.
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.
A Kapiti sex offender’s public sculpture could be sold.
KAY BLUNDELL - © Fairfax NZ NewsA heartbroken grandmother says roading contractors should be held accountable for their part in the death of her 16-year-old granddaughter.
Kapiti will push ahead with water metering and river recharge after a split vote from councillors.
Kapiti's Emergency Medical Service has been put on hold with its sole doctor leaving for Australia.
JOEL MAXWELL - Kapiti ObserverAn oil and gas exploration company has rejected claims of a pay-for- favours deal with the Department of Conservation involving Kapiti Island.
It's business as usual for Raumati Beach retailers, despite their buildings being up for sale.
Waves of "arrogant", lycra-clad cyclists are turning a Kapiti road into a driving hazard, a Reikorangi resident says.
Twenty hours of work on his girlfriend's arm has won a Paraparaumu man an award at the New Zealand Tattoo and Art Festival.
It's hard to distinguish who the best guitar player at one Kapiti school when they all play with distinction.
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.
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.
BEN STRANG - Kapiti ObserverTranz Metro has apologised to an elderly Otaki couple forced to hitchhike in the cold after a train replacement bus left without them.
JOEL MAXWELL - Kapiti ObserverA Kapiti councillor is seeking Labour's candidacy to unseat Minister Nathan Guy.
Property developers have swarmed back to Kapiti with a 40 per cent jump in applications.
A new ''auto-cluster'' is being built at Kapiti Landing, with a car dealership, mechanic, and service station under construction.
Kapiti may well have its youngest ever community board chair.
Jacinta Beckley has blazed a path for others to follow, having been recruited by Seattle University to play basketball from next season.
Paraparaumu College has been working to improve its teaching by asking students what makes a good learner in the digital age.
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.
Construction of the Kapiti Expressway will go ahead after a final challenge was dismissed.
Waikanae School singer Lily Rench has won the female vocalist award at the Rockshop Bandquest.
The year 8 student performed with her band Northern Lights at last Thursday night's show in Wellington.
A special screening of Kapiti thriller Dangerous Ride will feature in the Show Me Shorts Film Festival in Paraparaumu.
Kapiti council meetings could be broadcast live, with an on-demand section to catch up with missed episodes.
Aura RedEye is the Kapiti Horowhenua Electra Business Awards 2013 supreme winner.
Kapiti's coastguard and a helicopter rescued three divers who went missing yesterday .
Kapiti's new council building has won an architecture award.
A newly-elected councillor says he plans to sue his chief executive for defamation over a dispute involving an impounded dog.
Another senior manager has resigned from the Kapiti Coast District Council.
Raumati novelist off to Menton in France
Kapiti Coast writer awarded the $75,000 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship for 2014.
Volunteer numbers have dropped to a worrying low at Levin's fire brigade.
Farrier Gavin Welsh will oversee Kapiti's finances.
A $25,000 consultant has been dropped for "legal safety" over links to a senior council manager.
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.
Ratepayers will fork out $150,000-plus for coastal experts to help make a decision on beachfront no-build zones.
The Kapiti Arts Trail has been given the thumbs up, with hundreds touring studios and galleries during the two-day event.
Fireworks have been blamed for a blaze at the Paraparaumu Beach police base.
Air NZ extends flight services from Kapiti Coast Airport to include seven-day service between Paraparaumu and Chch.
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