Rosalie is a reporter for Kāpiti News
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Mātauranga Medical offers new model of care for Kāpiti patients
Mātauranga Medical is based at 5 Tongariro St and welcomes new patients.
Horse owners in the lurch as QE Park grazing phased out
Horse owners at QEP in Kāpiti have just six weeks to find places to graze their horses.
'We believe in valuing our people for what they are not for what they're not'
Artists at the inaugural exhibition will be from The Shed Project and other local artists.
Surf lifesaving club in danger of closure if new building cannot be funded
The Paekākāriki Surf Lifeguards need to raise $5 million for their new clubrooms.
Kāpiti olive oils win big at NZ Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards
Both olive groves are boutique, with less than 600 olive trees.
Explore a revitalised Brisbane city as it prepares for hosting the Olympic Games
As the city prepares for a big future, there are plenty of new attractions to visit now.
Wendy Huston inducted into Kāpiti Business Hall of Fame
Advocate and educator in "total disbelief" at accolade.
Atareira support Mental Health Awareness Week in Kāpiti
This year's theme is 'Reconnect - with the people and places that lift you up'.
Art project unites scientists, climate warriors and marine enthusiasts
The Tohorā Art Project is complete after 10 months of community workshops in Kāpiti.
Star locations: The Aussie hot spots from George Clooney's latest movie
Rosalie Willis takes a tour of the 'Ticket to Paradise' filming locations
Kiwi filmmaker set to return home from LA to film thriller
Support from Kāpiti businesses gives Mason Cade Packer's thriller film the green light.
Kiwi wins Emmy for sound editing on Stranger Things
The Raumati Beach local works on Hollywood films and TV shows from his home in Kāpiti
CARE funding enables artist to create business and become independent
'The goal is for Erena to become independent, we are very close to reaching that goal.'
Multi-skilled artist makes animated videos and songs to inspire tamariki to learn te reo
Turanga Mahutonga's album Waiata Bros is released on September 21.
Tireless kaumatua honoured with Kāpiti Mayoral Award
The Kāpiti Coast Civic and Community Awards were given out at Te Raukura last week
Community crop swap makes fresh fruit and vegetables accessible for all
'Everyone's sharing, it's beautiful, it's bringing people together.'
Poems highlight mental health issues that come with ageing
Wally Brown took to writing humorous poems about the struggles of getting old.
New innovative dementia care model being used in Kāpiti at Home4All
Home4All is day time programme run by Jan and Marian Weststrate in Raumati.
Samoan swimming star shares Commonwealth Games experience
Kokoro Frost has returned to Ōtaki where he is continuing to train with coach Jon Winter.
Emma Hercus wins $20,000 National Contemporary Art Award
Emma Hercus' work Red Handed is a 'majestically layered celebration of adversity'.
Kokoro Frost represents Samoa at Commonwealth Games
"It's awesome to brush shoulders and meet athletes that you've grown up watching on TV."
New manager appointed at Ngā Manu Nature Reserve in Waikanae
New direction for Ngā Manu with Anna McKenzie Hawea as general manager.
Ōtaki's new build will provide a racing village environment
The Ōtaki Māori Racing Club is going into a partnership to develop 500 homes on club land.
Proposal for 500 homes to be built at Ōtaki Māori Racing Club
The housing will help alleviate housing woes in Ōtaki.
Big stage theatre dream comes true for Paraparaumu College student
Mischa Obrien performed in the Broadway smash-hit production of Shrek the Musical.
Kāpiti Women's Triathlon returns after two years of Covid disruption
The event is back next year after two years of last-minute cancellations
Kāpiti charity starts free ball dress hire for students
"It was just so lovely to see the girls' faces when trying them on."
Ōtaki College students find value in learning outside
"I feel like my work is having a positive impact on their lives."
Six Kāpiti Art Studio artists make IHC Art Awards top 100
Kāpiti Art Studio artists are supported to create works in a welcoming & safe environment.
Lucy reunited with puppies after social media plea
Lucy was found in Porirua and returned to Kāpiti five hours after she was taken.
Matariki kites the stars of display at Coastlands in Paraparaumu
Michel Tuffery and Yvonne de Mille's works aim to inspire traditional kite making.
Severe storm rips through Waikanae, Norfolk pines downed
"It was shaking and shuddering and I thought is this going to rip the building apart?"
MasterChef contestant hopeful of getting his ducks in a row
Lance Meynell makes it through the first elimination.
Queen's Birthday Honours: Libby Hakaraia recognised for advancing Māori storytelling
Libby Hakaraia has been championing Māori storytelling through media and film for 30 yrs.
Queen's Birthday Honour: Pioneer in music therapy honoured
Dr Daphne Rickson is being made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.