Multiple Emergency Services respond to crash on State Highway 1 South of Ōtaki

Multiple Emergency Services respond to crash on State Highway 1 South of Ōtaki

Multiple emergency services responded to a crash on State Highway 1 between Addington and Old Hautere Roads South of Ōtaki, Sunday evening. The crash occurred just after 4.45pm. It is believed that a vehicle had driven off the southbound lane and crashed over the bank of the railway lines across...

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Car crashes into Power Pole on Rangiuru Road near Ōtaki Beach – video

Car crashes into Power Pole on Rangiuru Road near Ōtaki Beach – video

Emergency services responded to reports of a crash that occurred near Ōtaki Beach on Thursday evening. The crash happened at around 6.30pm on Rangiuru Road, involving a white Suzuki Swift crashing into a power pole. One Fire and Emergency unit, St John Ambulance and two Police vehicles attended the scene....

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Akatarawa Road closed after Truck becomes stuck blocking Road near Reikorangi, Kāpiti Coast

Akatarawa Road closed after Truck becomes stuck blocking Road near Reikorangi, Kāpiti Coast

Kāpiti Coast District Council released a statement on Wednesday afternoon that Akatarawa Road near Reikorangi is blocked due to a truck becoming stuck. The incident occurred near the summit on the Kāpiti side at around 1pm, and assessments were underway at the time. Emergency services were also on site. It...

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Koru Ice on State Highway 1 to shut down in coming months after thirteen years of operation, Ōtaki

Koru Ice on State Highway 1 to shut down in coming months after thirteen years of operation, Ōtaki

A much loved and valued ice cream business called Koru Ice based on State Highway 1 south of Ōtaki in the Kāpiti Coast is going to be shutting its premises doors soon. The shop located at 1229 on SH1 has been operating for the last thirteen years but will be...

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Ōtaki Beach Pavilion Toilets to get upgrades

Ōtaki Beach Pavilion Toilets to get upgrades

The famous pavilion toilets at Ōtaki Beach will be getting upgrades over concerns of accidents happening. According to Kāpiti Coast District Council, guardrail fencing at the rooftop is not high enough, as per new regulation of building codes. Extention as part of the Council’s Long Term Plan (LTP) was proposed...

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Kāpiti Community Groups given total Grants support of $40,000

Kāpiti Community Groups given total Grants support of $40,000

Kāpiti Coast District Council announced on Wednesday that it had allocated a total of $40,000 in grants to 22 community groups in the area. A meeting with the Grants Allocation Committee was held before the dishing out of funding was initiated. Councillor Jackie Elliott says she was pleased with such...

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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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