Kāpiti Mayor excited to celebrate Easter after eyeballing Chocolate Bunny for two days

Kāpiti Mayor excited to celebrate Easter after eyeballing Chocolate Bunny for two days

Kāpiti Coast Mayor K Gurunathan has been eager for the last two days to finally dig in and celebrate a sugar chime of Easter Holiday remarks. From admiring to adoring a Chocolate Easter Bunny, it finally comes to light from the mayor himself in an Instagram post. In the photo...

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Car crashes into power pole on Tasman Rd killing driver, Ōtaki

Car crashes into power pole on Tasman Rd killing driver, Ōtaki

Emergency services responded to reports of a crash that happened in Ōtaki. The incident occurred just after 9:30pm eastbound on Tasman Rd, near Main Street last night. Reports indicated that the vehicle crashed into a power pole. Source: CC/ Sam Hudson Source: CC/ Sam Hudson A Westpac Helicopter landed at...

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Crash closes both lanes on Kāpiti Expressway, Paraparaumu

Crash closes both lanes on Kāpiti Expressway, Paraparaumu

Emergency services were at the scene of a crash on the Kāpiti Expressway near Paraparaumu. The crash happened in the left northbound lane between Raumati and Kāpiti Roads. Both north and southbound lanes were closed to traffic. Cordons were in place on both ends of the expressway. Traffic was diverted...

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Police investigating after single gunshot fired at a Home, Ōtaki

Police investigating after single gunshot fired at a Home, Ōtaki

Police are investigating after a single gunshot was fired at a home in Ōtaki. The incident happened shortly before 2:15 am this morning in Maire Street. Nearby neighbours screamed after the gunshot was fired. “While there were residents present inside the address at the time, nobody was injured,” said a...

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Chris Hipkins welcomes joint MP Office on Kāpiti Coast

Chris Hipkins welcomes joint MP Office on Kāpiti Coast

COVID-19 Response Minister and Parliament MP Chris Hipkins welcomed the opening of Kāpiti Coast’s new electorate Office for ŌtakiMP Terisa Ngobi and Mana MP Barbara Edmonds. At first, a confession had to be made within a speech to the public ceremony opening event. “Good morning, everybody. It is absolutely fantastic...

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Barbara Edmonds, Terisa Ngobi open joint MP Office on Kāpiti Coast

Barbara Edmonds, Terisa Ngobi open joint MP Office on Kāpiti Coast

Mana MP Barbara Edmonds and Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi, members of Parliament who represent the electorates, held a special joint Office opening ceremony for the public. Together, they have called their team ‘manaaki’, which will provide and listen to locals of the two electorates’ regions. “That is a combination of...

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Southwards held to account following death of Dog after laying out poison

Southwards held to account following death of Dog after laying out poison

A Facebook post brings to light a saddening ending to someones loved pet after Southwards laid out poison in hopes to kill invasive predators like rabbits. The five-year-old Rough Collie named Storm suddenly lost her life on the morning of Tuesday. Storm caught a rabbit on Sunday while in the...

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Alleged Chalker spreading odd message that COVID-19 is a ‘scam’ in Ōtaki

Alleged Chalker spreading odd message that COVID-19 is a ‘scam’ in Ōtaki

An alleged mystery Chalker has been spreading messages that COVID-19 is a ‘lie’ and ‘scam’ in the form of chalk writing, on pathways and roadside barricades. It was located on Aotaki Street in the township of Ōtaki. The writing follows recent Alert Level restrictions over three South Auckland Community Cases....

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Child sustains serious injuries after being hit by Car, Kāpiti Coast

Child sustains serious injuries after being hit by Car, Kāpiti Coast

A child sustained serious injuries after a being hit by a car in Waikanae on the Kāpiti Coast. At around 2:55 pm emergency services were called to reports of a child in a severe condition. Two ambulances and a helicopter responded to the reports. The Life Flight Rescue Helicopter landed...

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Pictures show large cracks on Ōtaki Gorge Road at Blue Bluff

Pictures show large cracks on Ōtaki Gorge Road at Blue Bluff

The Kāpiti Coast District Council released images showing large cracks on Ōtaki Gorge Road at Blue Bluff. Ōtaki Gorge Road was closed at Blue Bluff to the public after an advisory was announced by the Kāpiti Coast District Council on November 3 that the road was closed from the end...

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