Running for a cause

Help former Paekākāriki resident Noa Woolloff with his ambitious, generous gesture to raise much-needed funds to get his friend the life-saving cancer treatment he needs. Between Friday 11 and Sunday 13 November, Noa Woolloff will undertake an ambitious endurance challenge - to run 6.4 … [Read more...] about Running for a cause

Paekākāriki Pride turns five with an intergenerational programme

Paekākāriki bursts with Pride this coming Labour weekend with a diverse programme of events. There is something for everyone so don't miss out on this fun-filled celebrated annual festival! The Paekākāriki Pride Festival is Kāpiti’s leading LGBTTQIA+ celebration and is back this year bigger, … [Read more...] about Paekākāriki Pride turns five with an intergenerational programme

Nau mai to Wai Ata studio’s first community open day

Wai Ata studio in Paekākāriki is opening its doors to the community from 10am – 2pm on Saturday 18 June 2022 so you can check out the awesome new space and learn what happens there. You can go from there to the Paekākāriki Orchards and Gardens (POG) which is also holding an open day. People can … [Read more...] about Nau mai to Wai Ata studio’s first community open day

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