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.

Education & Child/Youth Development

Winner - Paekākāriki Surf Life Saving Club
Education & Child/Youth Development: Winner – Paekākāriki Surf Life Saving Club
Photo: Jack Penman
Art & Culture: Winner – Paekākāriki Station Precinct Trust
Photo: Jack Penman
Heritage & Environment: Runner Up – Paekākāriki FM
Photo: Jack Penman

Paekākāriki community legend Graham Coe was also recognised with a nomination for a Civic Award, recognising his immense contribution.

Te Rakauoteora Te Maipi, more commonly known as Koro Don, received this year’s Mayoral Award for his services to the council and the Kāpiti community.
Photo: Jack Penman
All of the Kāpiti winners at Te Raukura ki Kāpiti.
Photo: Jack Penman


  • Energise Ōtaki Charitable Trust
  • Friday Food Share
  • Kaibosh Kāpiti-Horowhenua Volunteers
  • Kāpiti Art Studio
  • Kāpiti Aviation Museum
  • Kāpiti Bears Rugby League Club
  • Kāpiti Branch Good Bitches Baking
  • Kāpiti Kindness Trust
  • Kāpiti Kiwis Peer Support Group
  • Kāpiti Softball Club
  • Kāpiti Youth Support
  • Kiwi Community Assistance
  • L’Arche Kapiti
  • Ngā Manu Trust – Practical Conservation Studies Course with Paraparaumu College and Waikanae Rotary
  • Ōtaki Floral Art and Garden Group
  • Paekākāriki FM
  • Paekākāriki Station Precinct Trust
  • Paekākāriki Surf Life Saving Club
  • Parenting through the Storm
  • parkrun Kāpiti
  • Pickle Pot Be-In
  • The Nest Collective Kāpiti Branch
  • The Sunflower Group Kāpiti
  • Waikanae Bowling Club

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