ANZAC 2021

With a focus on women in the armed forces, Paekākāriki's ANZAC 2021 commemorations included a strong local female presence. Photographer Bob Zuur documents the occasion accompanied by the speech from Kāpiti Coast Mayor, K Gurunathan. Mayoral speech, … [Read more...] about ANZAC 2021

Dancing and dealing in vinyl

The ongoing rise in popularity of the vinyl record is reflected in the community success of Paekākāriki’s Village Vinyl Fair and Village Dance, returning Saturday 13 February. When the country and the little village of Paekākāriki went into lockdown last year, memories were still fresh … [Read more...] about Dancing and dealing in vinyl

The opportunity to serve – Philip Edwards

While many were celebrating the end of 2020, Paekākāriki farewelled its previous Community Board Chair – the inimitable Philip Edwards. Well-known to Bowling Club regulars and councillors alike, he is remembered for his inclusive style, his penchant for jandals, and most of all his commitment to … [Read more...] about The opportunity to serve – Philip Edwards