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Avoid swimming in Kāpiti waterways for the next 48 hours

Friday 19 Jan 2018

With the unsettled weather over the past week, the Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising people to avoid swimming in our beaches, rivers and streams for the next 48 hours.  Environmental Standards Manager Jacquie Muir says tests show that levels of...

Reminder to avoid stream and river mouths after rain

Friday 05 Jan 2018

The Kāpiti Coast District Council would like to remind people who are enjoying our wonderful beaches this weekend to avoid swimming for 48 hours after heavy rain, especially in areas close to stream and river mouths. Environmental Standards Team Leader...

Council to appoint new Chief Financial Officer

Thursday 11 Jan 2018

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has today announced that it is advertising for a new Chief Financial Officer following Mark de Haast's appointment to the role of Chief Financial Officer at the Hutt City Council. Group Manager Corporate Services Wayne...

Swimmers urged to stay clear of some Kāpiti waterways

Sunday 21 Jan 2018

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is advising people to remain vigilant when swimming in Kāpiti waterways. Bacteria levels are higher than usual in some of the district’s waterways due to the long dry spell and streams and rivers flushing debris during...

Updated advice for Kāpiti swimmers this summer

Tuesday 23 Jan 2018

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has worked with the Greater Wellington Regional Council to update their advice for swimmers this summer. Kāpiti Coast District Council Regulatory Services Manager Natasha Tod, says current advice is to steer clear of...

Wesley Knight Park closed while Karaka trees removed and new fences installed

Tuesday 23 Jan 2018

Wesley Knight Park, a popular dog park in Paraparaumu Beach accessible via Ocean, Toru and Seaview Roads, is closed until further notice while Council removes a few Karaka trees and fences off others.  The trees’ berries, while a staple food source for...