Kāpiti Coast District Council has done an about-turn on the proposed design and build of the critical Paekākāriki seawall, believes resident and design group member Bride Coe. Remedial work on the current seawall, 2021. Image: Mark Coote It’s a decade or more since the Paekākāriki Seawall … [Read more...] about Council “sideswipes” planned seawall design
If we can learn anything from the current situation in Auckland, it is to heed the advice of officials and to not presume that any of us are exempt from contracting the Covid-19 virus or spreading it. Neither is our village immune – with many of us commuting into Wellington and travelling to … [Read more...] about Trace, travel safe and educate
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
Every community has challenges and strengths particular to their place. Paekākāriki is no exception. We asked the village what questions they'd like to know answers to before making their votes in the local body and Paekākāriki Community Board elections this October, and in response candidates … [Read more...] about Paekākāriki – meet your candidates!
Towards the end of 2018, long-standing Community Board member Steve Eckett resigned as Deputy Chair and member due to work commitments. Because the vacancy occurred less than 12 months before the date of the next triennial election, 12 October 2019, a by-election was not required to fill the … [Read more...] about New energy and expertise