What's On

Chances for feedback coming up

Interested to know what's coming up next? In advance of formal consultation, there are often opportunities to share your ideas and feedback with us.

Make sure you don't miss out on opportunities to provide your input and feedback.  Subscribe to our Everything Kāpiti e-newsletter to keep up to date.

Connecting KapitiConnecting Kāpiti 

Making the most of the opportunities the Expressway creates

Coming up soon and continuing conversations:

  • Renaming of current SH1 - In March you’ll have an opportunity to give us your thoughts on names for seven sections of the current State Highway 1 that will be renamed

    once it becomes a local road

  • Making SH1 a local road – We’ll be talking to the community shortly about our plans to make SH1 a local road.
  • Stride ‘n’ Ride - Shared walking and cycling paths on key commuter corridors are being developed. We’ll continue conversations about the development of shared paths across the district as work progresses.
  • Paraparaumu and Waikanae town centres – We are continuing to work with the community to shape the 14-year transformation programme for our two largest town centres. There will be further opportunities to provide feedback over the next 

    few months.

  • Waikanae Beach community vision - We’ve been  working with the Waikanae Beach community to articulate a shared vision and action plan. This work is almost complete and feedback on the draft action plan is being sought in February. 
  • Transport strategy – There will be opportunities to have input into the refresh of our district’s transport strategy later this year.

Protecting KapitiProtecting Kāpiti 

Making Kāpiti safe and enjoyable for all, now and into the future

Coming up soon and continuing conversations:

  • Public Places Bylaw - In Feb / March we’re inviting feedback on the draft Public Places Bylaw 2017, which sets out rules that help ensure people’s wellbeing and enjoyment in our public places
  • Paekākāriki seawall - The detailed design of the seawall, incorporating feedback from the community, is currently underway. Following a tender process midyear, construction is expected to start later in 2017.
  • Emergency preparedness - We’re continuing to talk to our communities about the need to get prepared and know your tsunami zone.

Enjoying KapitiEnjoying Kāpiti

Establishing community and recreational facilities that help you make the most of living in Kāpiti

Coming up soon and continuing conversations:

  • Community facilities strategy – We’ll soon be inviting feedback on our draft strategy to guide decisions about buildings and places used for sports, recreation, arts, cultural and community activities over the next 20 years or so.
  • Maclean Park plan refresh – We’ve had a huge amount of input from the community on how they use the park and their ideas for its development. Working with this, we’re now drafting the management plan and development options, which we will invite feedback on during April / May.
  • Otaraua Park development plan - We’ll shortly be seeking community input on development of our newest reserve. An event at the park in March will give people a chance to get better acquainted with the park and its features.

  • Mahara Gallery / Waikanae Library – We’ve been working with the Mahara Gallery on this redevelopment. Over the next six months we’ll be talking to the local community about what they’d like to see in a combined gallery / library.
  • Ōtaki pool and splash pad – The pool will be closed for about eight months from 

    25 February while work is carried out. The upgraded pool and new splash pad, designed with input from the local community, will be open in
    time for next summer


Shaping FutureKapitiShaping FutureKāpiti

Making priority choices across all our work, for the coming year – and the next 20 years

Coming up soon:

  • Annual plan 2017/18 – To ensure we manage our budget and ratepayers’ money responsibly, we work to clear priorities and detailed plans. Our next annual plan is the third year of our current long term plan. We’ll be inviting your feedback 

    during April.

  • Long term plan 2018-38 - Our long term planning occurs every three years. We’ll be keen to hear your initial thoughts for our district around midyear.