Kapiti

They're taking the P

Kapiti Mayor K Gurunathan says there are better ways of raising awareness about methamphetamine abuse than altering ...

Dozens of Kapiti road signs have lost the letter P - and some are not amused.

$10.9m wall's unsightly bulge video

The Paekakariki sea wall, looking north.

Kapiti town ditches plastic seawall plan after it's revealed it would've been far from beautiful.

'Too provocative' for Amazon

Amazon has banned Kapiti author Shona Moller from advertising her book on its website because its imagery is ...

Hint of cleavage too much for web giant, as it refuses ad for Kiwi's book.

Caution: silly road names ahead

The Poplar Ave interchange on the Kapiti Expressway, in the middle of the shot. Hugging the hills is the old highway, ...

Not everyone took Kapiti's $100,000 consultation project entirely seriously.

Emergency rail crossing for Waikanae

The single crossing in Waikanae over its main trunk line railway tracks, which carry the Kapiti Line trains.

Kapiti Coast town to finally get an emergency rail crossing.

Truck causes traffic jam

A truck has wedged itself on SH1, north of Wellington.

Truck wedged at notorious SH1 intersection heading south to Wellington.

Yogi begins service goal

Yogi Lizzie Dixon will travel to India in September, as part of the Rise As One project, to help establish a home for ...

Lizzie Dixon wants to spend her life helping those less fortunate: beginning with a trip to the slums of India

Wellington and Wairarapa's top teacher

Matt Johnston of Pukerua Bay School was voted Wellington/Wairarapa's favourite teacher.

"Telling a child that you're well-below standard... is heart-breaking."

Accused councillor attends meeting

Kapiti Coast district councillor David Scott has attended his first council meeting since a charge of indecent assault ...

Kapiti councillor David Scott heads back to council with assault charge hanging over him.

Kapiti crash victim dies

The car crashed into a tree in Realm Dr, Paraparaumu.

After a week in Wellington Hospital, a young driver has died from his injuries.

Delays ease out of capital

NZTA are urging motorists to take care when passing a crash on SH2 in Wellington.

A crash and congestion caused problems for commuters on SH1 and SH2.

Big changes for Wellington trains

Off-peak trains on most Wellington region lines will soon be arriving every 20 minutes.

More off-peak services in store along with solution for Wairarapa's notoriously-late trains.

Kapiti councillor allowed on premises

Kapiti Coast district councillor David Scott is facing an indecent assault charge against a female staffer.

Councillor accused of indecent assault against staffer granted permission to attend meetings.

Second-hand dealer sentenced

Malcolm Le Gros was sentenced to home detention but had also spent six months in custody before sentencing.

People dropped things off for Malcolm Le Gros to store, lawyer says.

Caregivers lose 'fair pay' fight

Janet Lowe, a former relief caregiver, outside the Supreme Court. (File photo)

Supreme Court rules against thousands who don't get even minimum wages.

Design awards for Kapiti homes

Ben Gilpin's house in Raumati South. "It provides separation for kids and adult spaces and can be an entertainer's home ...

Sikh temple in Naenae, and new home in Martinborough, also recognised.

'No crows at my funeral, please'

Victoria Thompson spoke out before her death about her search for a diagnosis of the cancer that has taken her life.

Victoria Thompson, who gave false address to get cancer diagnosis, has died.

Nettles lure butterflies

Red admiral butterflies are not as common as they once were.

Conservationists are helping red admiral butterflies by planting what many consider to be a weed.

Speed restrictions on motorway

The $850 million Transmission Gully motorway is on track for completion in 2020.

New road layout at Linden, for Transmission Gully work, will affect commuters.

I lied to get cancer treatment video

Thompson had been hoping to live till Christmas, and to see her granddaughter born.

When now-dying Victoria Thompson didn't get the treatment felt she needed, she hatched a plan to game the system.

Email snooping stopped post-election

Horowhenua District Council is under fire after revelations the chief executive intercepted politicians' emails.

Blocking and vetting of Horowhenua politicians' emails stopped straight after last year's local body elections. 

Two badly hurt in Kapiti crash

A car has crashed into a tree on Realm Drive, Paraparaumu.

Helicopters called to fly two occupants of car to Wellington Hospital.

Kapiti hopes to spread wings

An Air New Zealand plane at Kapiti Coast Airport.

Mayor believes airport should be advertised in enemy territory.

Fake signs for Kapiti expressway video

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Protestor Nick Fisher (in yellow jacket) from the Expressway noise action group ...

Sleep-deprived locals fight back against the trucks rumbling past their bedroom windows.

Missing woman found

Missing woman Tamzyn Whitehead, 41, last seen in central Waikanae.

She walked into her local police station on the Kapiti Coast after being missing since Monday. 

One point from redemption

KCU players (in blue)  celebrate after a win over Stop Out at Weka Park earlier this season.

No unbeaten record, but KCU are one point from a capital 1 title.

Slip closes Kapiti road

Paekakariki Hill Rd has been closed by a slip.

Paekakariki Hill Rd, linking Porirua and Kapiti, has reopened after a slip.

Waikanae end Paraparaumu dominance

Waikanae no. 8 Gavin Levave carries the ball during his side's 11-6 grand final win over Paraparaumu at the Levin Domain.

Paraparaumu's five-year run ended with 11-6 defeat in final.

Expressway surface leaking

Water penetrating the road surface has led to remedial work being needed on the Kapiti expressway. (File photo)

Water penetration is the cause of "pavement issues" on new Kapiti road.

Caravan thieves steal slice of history

The Brabham at the Hampton Downs race track in north Waikato.

Vintage car linked to Great Train Robbers was stored inside stolen caravan.

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