Quite the character, get a tantalising glimpse of one of Aotearoa New Zealand's best known poets Denis Glover's life in Paekākāriki - then read Judith Galtry's full article on Xplore Paekākāriki here. I had a good meditative loaf at Paekākāriki, actually enjoying lack of income, somehow never … [Read more...] about Denis Glover: A poet’s life in Paekākāriki
How do we grow well?
What does good growth look like for you? KCDC are consulting on their proposed approach for enabling sustainable growth in Kāpiti over the next 30 years. Have your say before Friday 19 November. Kāpiti is growing and we all want to grow well. This means planning boldly but holistically so we can … [Read more...] about How do we grow well?
We’re bent but we’re not broken!
Although 2021's Paekākāriki Pride festivities have been cancelled due to Covid-19 Level 2, the newly formed Paekākāriki Pride Inc Committee is determined to connect and celebrate people for pride. Val Little lets us know what is happening and how you can be involved. As Aotearoa/New Zealand … [Read more...] about We’re bent but we’re not broken!
Growing Green Tamariki at Paekākāriki School
Hannah Zwartz, a former long-time Paekākāriki School parent, member of the School Garden Group and Potty Potters, talks about an exciting new project coming up at our kura along with the year-long work done to support the gardening curriculum. The popular giant Paekākāriki School plant sale, … [Read more...] about Growing Green Tamariki at Paekākāriki School
The Dogs of Paekākāriki
During the last week of lockdown in August 2021, Bob Zuur photographed dogs and their humans on Paekākāriki Beach. Set to Tū Tilley's song White Cloud Island, enjoy this visual and aural delight! "Something I noticed when walking my dog on Paekākāriki Beach during lockdown was that lots of others … [Read more...] about The Dogs of Paekākāriki
paekākāriki.nz is pleased to introduce the first in a series of creative responses from local writers to three of the village's most popular walks and bike rides. This one by Dani Deluka accompanies the Wainui Stream walk. The series sees our writers paid through funding provided by the Kāpiti Coast … [Read more...] about Tūrangawaewae
What has become of the Paekākāriki seawall?
Bride Coe expresses concerns about the lack of response from Kāpiti Coast District Council about our vital seawall project and asks for a hui. We asked the council to respond to her concerns and we also publish this below. Bride Coe: Since the adoption of the Long Term Plan Paekākārikians have … [Read more...] about What has become of the Paekākāriki seawall?