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Beekeepers buzzing after Hawke's Bay cyclone donations
Ōtaki Buzz Club are donating 25 hives to Hawke's Bay.
Author's new book focuses on New Zealand's coastlines
Terry Fitzgibbon has paired his poetry with photos in his new book.
Rascal the dog leads fundraising drive for animal charity
Residents of a Waikanae retirement village have been getting behind Rascal's Appeal.
Retired man volunteers skills to upgrading community centre
Roy Opie has been working on the community centre for a long time.
Residents of a busy Waikanae road advocate for safer driving environment
Gerald Ponsford has been spearheading the residents' campaign for safer speeds.
Kāpiti local initiates charity walk to support Breast Cancer Foundation NZ
Rae Bolton started Walk 4 Women to honour her best friend.
From Germany to Waikanae: Autobiography documents extraordinary life
Gerhard Ammermann's autobiography details his life.
Student returns from unforgettable experience on Korean television show
Aroa Al Masri has returned from a short stint on a Korean television show.
Eyes up here: Kāpiti artist's bra wows at World of Wearable Art
Rebecca Bond was beyond happy with her placing at the World of Wearable Art competition.
Kāpiti Arts Trail now includes an island diversion
Visitors can take a boat trip to weaver Adrienne Spratt's gallery with a view.
Young musician pursues music dream, releases first single
Abigail Pretorius has always dreamed of a musical career.
Charity store finds solution to disruptive roadworks
A solution has been found to help Mary Potter Hospice shop reduce the effect of roadworks.
Bombs away: Kāpiti mayor officially launches aquatic centre's flying fox
Mayor Janet Holborow said the flying fox was "so much fun".
Council hosts beach clean-up as part of annual event
Kāpiti Coast District Council are inviting volunteers to their beach clean-up.
Local artist joins forces with Forest & Bird for major project
Amelia Hadfield's oil painting depicted the Pāuatahanui Wildlife Reserve.
Ōtaki vege growers aim to cultivate community and sustainability
Very honest aim for Crooked Vege venture.
New hub opens for Kāpiti's creative small business owners
Kamni Raju-Russell opened Copperfield Collective for other small business owners.
Whale sculpture park could attract large number of visitors
Whale Song project could lead to big tourism boost for Kāpiti.
New foodbank collection bin aims to support more people
Kāpiti Community Foodbank now has a collection bin in The Warehouse Paraparaumu.
Paraparaumu College tops wearable arts competition
Seven students won awards at the National Toi Showquest wearable arts competition.
Kāpiti abuzz after lucky Lotto player scoops $37 million jackpot
Alison Young is ecstatic her store sold the winning ticket.
Karate transforms local woman's health and confidence
Karate has significantly improved her Parkinson's disease symptoms.
New centre gives troubled youth a chance to stay out of jail
Amelia Trotter's long-term vision is fast becoming a reality.
Talented student wins top IHC prize with museum-inspired painting
His winning work was inspired by a chair.
Thieves target ciggies but leave with lollies instead
Thieves target cigarettes at Thriftway Four Square.
Students rally together to gather donations for foodbank
Seven Paraparaumu College students raised nearly $1000 alongside other donations.
Students unite to promote sustainable period products and break stigma
Students want to normalise talking about periods.
Planning underway on clip-on shared pathway for bridge
Major works will take place on the Ōtaki River bridge over the coming months.
Paraparaumu local takes on virtual Tour de France for charity
Greg Josephs is cycling alongside the Tour de France at 1am every night.
Kāpiti Special Olympian returns from trip of a lifetime
Cole Bailey scored NZ's first football goal in the Special Olympics World Summer Games.
Kāpiti motor scooter riders raise thousands for cancer
Kāpiti locals attended the first ever Wellington Scooter Safari.
Kāpiti students in the running for Korean reality TV show
Kāpiti College students are part of a competition to be on a Korean television show.
'There was only one fine, and it was a bullet': Bert's wartime memories still vivid
Bert ten Broeke spent time in a war camp before setting up a thriving smallgoods business.
Paraparaumu Beach's Ocean Motel undergoes exciting changes
The motel is getting some much-needed upgrades.
Significant anniversary of Everest climb sparks memories of grandfather
Grandson recalls politician grandfather's connection with Sir Edmund Hillary.
Half a century of service awarded with Queen's Service Medal
Rod Graham has been active in the art and education communities for more than 50 years.
Decades of work in the disability sector leads to prestigious honour
John Taylor has been dedicated to the disability sector for more than 35 years.
Volunteer recognised for environmental and community efforts
Dianne Buchan has been a volunteer all her life and has received a Queen's Service Medal.
Animal sanctuary seeks support to help rescued animals
The Black Sheep Animal Sanctuary is fundraising for $30,000.
Kāpiti artists' creations on display at huge art show
The artists will be showing their work as part of the New Zealand Art Show.
Much-anticipated upgrades come to popular skatepark
Maclean Park's skatepark has been due for an upgrade for a while now.
Hot and healthy: Chance decision leads to thriving yoga studio
Anjana Mistry opened Kāpiti's first hot yoga studio.
Family seeks support for rare neurological syndrome treatment
Primary progressive aphasia affects the ability to communicate.
Model makers create scale replica of upcoming new Summerset village
The model makers were "really proud to be involved".
Community patrollers receive new defibrillator thanks to Tall Poppy donation
Kāpiti Community Patrol will be getting a new defibrillator.
Kāinga Ora addresses Raumati Beach social housing concerns
Kāinga Ora released an update document regarding concerns about their future development.
Young boy's bravery praised after youths confront him
A young boy was approached by older boys in an incident yesterday.
Community centre without walls: History of popular beach market
The Paraparaumu Beach Saturday Market has been a favourite for more than 20 years.
School garden sale blooms in time for Mother's Day
The Potty Potters are preparing for the biannual Paekākāriki School garden sale.
Council changes geese culling protocols after house struck by bullet and pellets
The incident at Otaraua Park has led to new protocols around geese culling.
You're not in Kāpiti now, Dr Adams: Local actor's big break on Shorty
Madeleine Adams will be playing Britt Adams in Shortland Street.