Paekākāriki groups and individuals were well represented at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2022. Paekākāriki community legend Graham Coe was also recognised with a nomination for a Civic Award, recognising his immense contribution. KĀPITI FINALISTS Energise … [Read more...] about In pictures: Paekākāriki winners at Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2022
After an explosive beginning, Paekākāriki band The New Things go live in their founding village September 24 and Wellington October 7. Here's Mark Amery with the words and radio interview, Kirsten Drysdale with the camera. Band The New Things are, as their label tells you, a new thing on the … [Read more...] about Behold The Live New Things
Tim Barlow is lead concept developer for the artwork that will accompany the first stage of the renewed seawall. He updates us on where the project is at, how mana whenua and others are involved and the kaupapa behind the mahi. In late 2021 the Kāpiti Coast District Council announced plans to … [Read more...] about The Paekākāriki seawall renewal: phase one
Waka Kotahi updates us on the state of SH59 and its imminent opening. Contractors are now clearing the major roadworks site on State Highway 59 north of Pukerua Bay ahead of its reopening on Thursday 15 September 2022 at 5.30 am. The section of the state highway between Paekākāriki and … [Read more...] about SH59 to re-open on 15 September
Dayll McCahon had a vision to help feed community members in times of need. She tells how this vision came to fruition with the creation of Pae Kai and its delicious meals. The idea of Pae Kai came to me in May 2019 while reading online about a group of people in the Moutere area. They were … [Read more...] about Pae Kai: ka pai kai!
Waka Kotahi Regional Manager for Greater Wellington and the top of the South Island, Mark Owen, provides an update on the slip currently blocking State Highway 59 between Pukerua Bay and Paekākāriki. The team in the Wellington Transport Alliance have multiple crews working 10 hours a day, seven … [Read more...] about An update on SH59 slip repairs