Smoke from burning toast led to the evacuation of a Paraparaumu pool this morning.
RANDALL WALKER - Kapiti ObserverOn the verge of an historic winning streak in Australia's under-20 league competition, it's a heady time for Kapiti talent Dallas Graham - but the excitement is just beginning.
A Nikau Valley resident says he is frustrated at continued council inaction after water meter glitches in his neighbourhood.
Kapiti's council is set to back down on a new library fee that has copped a backlash from borrowers.
Otaki has become a concreting base for the $650 million MacKays to Peka Peka expressway - and potentially Transmission Gully.
Two teenagers have escaped death by a hair's breadth after being hit by a train near Raumati South.
A Kapiti couple is breeding dogs they found through Google for use by international armed forces.
Kapiti starlet Toni Gibson is set to play her dream role in The Phantom of the Opera this month.
JOEL MAXWELL - Kapiti ObserverDelayed trial billing will cost about $25,000 it has been revealed, as water meter charging begins.
KAROLINE TUCKEY - Kapiti ObserverA call for investigations into alternative access to eastern Waikanae to safeguard residents seems to have been nixed by Kapiti Coast District Council.
A woman in her 50s was winched to safety by a rescue helicopter after injuring herself on a walk near Waikanae.
Otaki Gorge Rd is down to one lane after a large section of bank fell away.
'Panicked' driver causes chaos
Woman driver shaken but "fine" after she hits three cars, Kapiti Coast District Council building.
Traffic was slowed this afternoon by the second crash at the Mt Victoria tunnel today.
Tom Beauchamp isn't clowning around when he says he's establishing a circus company in Kapiti.
Council staff will have to sign on the dotted line that they won't prosecute people without approval from their boss after a string of failed cases.
The Kapiti Coast District Council is set to take the pause switch off a beleaguered plan controlling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of property, and business development.
Waikanae has launched a bid to keep its $1.13 million stash out of supercity coffers.
The Kapiti Coast District Council has offered delayed charging for metered water as it fails to deliver two rounds of trial billing on time.
A dog that has been on death row for 18 months has been ordered to be destroyed for a second time, after an appeal to the High Court.
A 60 year old woman suffering from Alzheimer's has been found.
A Mongrel Mob member stabbed on Saturday is "not forthcoming" about the circumstances of his injuries.
Police have concerns for a 60-year-old woman who has been missing since yesterday.
Labour says it would subsidise the Capital Connection rail link to keep it on track.
Three men have been caught covering a train carriage in graffiti.
The construction of a pile for bridge over the Waikanae River as marked a milestone for the Kapiti Expressway project.
NZTA has dropped an appeal in its efforts to claim Maori ancestral land for an expressway.
Police raid in Wellington nets drugs, weapons and a carving stolen from Te Papa.
A lawyer faces a drink-driving charge after her car smashed into a Waikanae house.
KiwiRail has come under fire after a train cut off the east side of Waikanae for more than an hour on Sunday, causing traffic congestion on State Highway 1.
A dog that attacked two horses in Queen Elizabeth Park is expected to be destroyed this week.
Rental demand peaked early this year as newcomers brought to the Coast by major works and good weather soaked up properties.
An Otaki man faces several charges after allegedly attacking a police officer with a baton and a child's scooter.
Two men have been arrested following the discovery of a large cannabis in Waikanae.
Chemical specialists from the army have joined fire fighters working to contain a chemical spill on the Kapiti Coast.
A train stopped across a main road in Waikanae last night, stranding some residents and causing delays.
A dog viciously attacked two horses, causing both their riders to fall.
A man has died after tripping and falling while leaving a Waikanae bar.
Organisers remain tight-lipped about a pair of Black Sticks men's hockey international matches planned for Kapiti as the hunt starts for funding.
Calls for Kapiti Coast District Council to extend a honeymoon trial period for planned new water meter charges have been rejected.
A glitch discovered on the eve of water meter charging could see residents billed for their neighbour's water.
A derelict Raumati South house will have to be pulled down after a suspected arson on Tuesday.
Police are seeking two men who caught a cab from Wellington to Otaki then allegedly fled without paying the $257 fare.
Kapiti people have received a progress report on construction of the planned second bridge over the Waikanae River.
A rusted light post has collapsed, nearly falling onto the main trunk railway line and forcing the closure of a sports park.
Community complaints over parking disruptions at Paraparaumu Railway Station have seen planned repairs postponed.
Landscape planner Dr Frank Boffa has worked on major projects around the world, but his park-like Waikanae property is among his most treasured.
Landlords in Kapiti have been advised to revamp tenancy agreements as the countdown to billing for water begins.
A group of Kapiti residents have become gamers in a bid to aid their recovery from strokes and brain injuries.
A car carrying a woman and a toddler went through a shop window after a SH1 crash today.
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