Paekākāriki survey and magazine is here!

Expect to hear from a neighbour with a survey and magazine over June and July. Or see link below. Kia ora hapori You and other members of your household can do our vital one-off survey for emergency planning and connectedness at any time before July 22. CLICK HERE for the survey. One … [Read more...] about Paekākāriki survey and magazine is here!

A different kind of Tsunami

An extract from Paekākāriki artist Ned Wenlock's remarkable debut graphic novel Tsunami, available now from leading publisher, Earth's End Publishing, followed by an interview with Ned on Paekākāriki.FM. An emotional rather than physical tsunami, this graphic novel deals with what could … [Read more...] about A different kind of Tsunami

Paekākāriki and birdsong only a tap away

Introducing some special features of the Paekākāriki.FM radio app. This year’s cyclone has proven yet again that having a battery-powered radio on hand, together with local broadcasting, are vital for emergency preparedness. Paekākāriki has 88.2FM broadcast via a transmitter atop of Paekākāriki … [Read more...] about Paekākāriki and birdsong only a tap away

Paekākāriki Set to Get into the Groove

The popular foot-stomping Paekākāriki village dance and vinyl fair is almost upon us, inviting Paekākāriki and visitors for a vinyl action-packed day and evening at St Peter's Hall on Saturday 18 February. Paekakariki’s iconic radio station 88.2FM turns ten this year and its biggest … [Read more...] about Paekākāriki Set to Get into the Groove

Say a Paekākāriki Ave Maria!

Introducing local filmmaker Celestina Sumby's 1980s Paekākāriki party people production! Paekākāriki resident Celestina Sumby's first short film, Ave Marie, is a story and a dream that’s been a lifetime in the making. And there’s a place in that dream for the home she's made with partner John … [Read more...] about Say a Paekākāriki Ave Maria!

In pictures: Paekākāriki winners at Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2022

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

Only in Paekākāriki does campaigning get this arty

Mark Amery notices Maria McMillan's arty campaign hoardings and Maria tells us her priorities on Paekākāriki.FM's 'Te Pae' community show. Not only have mysterious hoardings gone up in Paekākāriki with a spray-painted black question mark, but Maria McMillan - standing for a district-wide … [Read more...] about Only in Paekākāriki does campaigning get this arty

Introducing jazz musician Lucien Johnson

A native of Pukerua Bay, jazz musician, saxophonist and artist Lucien Johnson left the coast in his 20s for Paris and beyond, forming a free jazz trio. Mark Amery talks to Lucien on Paekākāriki 88.2FM ahead of his gig at St Peter's Hall on Sunday 19 June 2022. Lucien Johnson's gift to us was to … [Read more...] about Introducing jazz musician Lucien Johnson