Raumati Beach, Paraparaumu

1 day ago

Are you OK?

The Team from Wellington District Police

Your emotional and mental wellbeing is important. It is normal to feel stressed or lonely when self-isolating, but there are some things you can do to feel better.

Even if you are not sick you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19. This is normal.

Reach out to your family and whānau, friends and… View more
Your emotional and mental wellbeing is important. It is normal to feel stressed or lonely when self-isolating, but there are some things you can do to feel better.

Even if you are not sick you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19. This is normal.

Reach out to your family and whānau, friends and workmates. Sharing how we feel and offering support to others is important.

We want to remind you that if you or someone you know is struggling right now, there is free help available.

See below a list of helplines throughout New Zealand ?

Kia Kaha Aotearoa.

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21 hours ago

Happy Good Friday

Rebecca from Raumati South

Have a great day!

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1 day ago

Tell us about the coronavirus lockdown champions in your community

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the … View more
Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the Waikato. and helping them run smoothly that she's barely seen her two teenage daughters.

Do you know a coronavirus lockdown champion who deserves to be recognised? Tell us about them in the comments below.

To read more about Debra's life on the frontline, click here.

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18 hours ago

Day 16 Easter Friday

Russell from Paraparaumu

What do people have planned for today another sleep in, maybe church since its Easter via the Internet maybe some LOCAL exercise (walk, bike ride).
Or maybe you are an Essential Worker that is working through this time. Do Tell it help all of us to stay engaged. BE Safe

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5 days ago

Bin Inn

Russell from Paraparaumu

I was wondering if anybody out their knows if Bin Inn Kapiti is open for business at the moment have they met the MBIE new criteria as an essential business

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1 day ago

Stay in Your Bubble This Easter

Annette from Waikanae

Please stay home and stay safe.

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16 hours ago

Comedy pic

Ian from Waikanae

Had to share this when I saw it

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3 days ago

People Breaking the lockdown ruls

Russell from Paraparaumu

Its day 14 of our great and fab lock down 1/2 through here are some of my thoughts on this mater.
We have a bunch of really dumb people out their who go and play rugby, take a bike ride, go surfing or have a hug party. Not to mention what some of our Members of Parliament are saying or doing.
They… View more
Its day 14 of our great and fab lock down 1/2 through here are some of my thoughts on this mater.
We have a bunch of really dumb people out their who go and play rugby, take a bike ride, go surfing or have a hug party. Not to mention what some of our Members of Parliament are saying or doing.
They will simple extend the 4 weeks to 6 or 8 weeks or more until they can be totally absolutely sure that Convid 19 is under control and the risk community based transmission is close enough to ZERO.
I know that the vast majority of KIWIS are following the simple rules of staying in your bubble and only go out when its essential.

15 hours ago

Happy Easter Kāpiti

The Team from Kāpiti Coast District Council

Easter long weekend is looking a little bit different for us all this year. Though you may not be able to spend the holiday with others as you’d planned, be sure to check in on your loved ones and send them some aroha from afar. 💛 #gettingthroughtogether

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15 days ago

Rates Freeze

Ewen from Waikanae

The Ratepayers Union has contacted all of the New Zealand Councils. No response so far from the Kapiti Coast Council to the petition and the call for Councils in New Zealand to call off any rates rises to help the Ratepayers in these difficult financial times. I believe they will remain silent … View moreThe Ratepayers Union has contacted all of the New Zealand Councils. No response so far from the Kapiti Coast Council to the petition and the call for Councils in New Zealand to call off any rates rises to help the Ratepayers in these difficult financial times. I believe they will remain silent unless enough of we the Ratepayers urge them to act now to save money. What do people think?

1 day ago

Partly remembered poem

Ivor from Waikanae

I am trying to trace the origins of a poem I first heard in England in the 1950s. The first verse goes like this:-
"Life can't be all plain sailing,
The sky can't always be blue,
The whole world can't be upholstered
To keep the knocks from you."
Can anyone remember reading… View more
I am trying to trace the origins of a poem I first heard in England in the 1950s. The first verse goes like this:-
"Life can't be all plain sailing,
The sky can't always be blue,
The whole world can't be upholstered
To keep the knocks from you."
Can anyone remember reading or hearing the rest of it or who wrote it?

1 day ago

Let the games begin

The Team from Resene ColorShop Kapiti

Recreate a classic game in an unconventional format using Resene testpots to paint your own dominoes. Smooth rocks, like those found on the beach or in a river bed, work best for this project.

Take the kids out to search for ones that lay flat and are generally round or oblong in shape. If you … View more
Recreate a classic game in an unconventional format using Resene testpots to paint your own dominoes. Smooth rocks, like those found on the beach or in a river bed, work best for this project.

Take the kids out to search for ones that lay flat and are generally round or oblong in shape. If you don’t live near water, you should be able to get some from your local garden supply store.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create your own rock domino set.

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1 day ago

Help For Locals During Crisis

Alan from Raumati Beach

Kāpiti's District Councillors have taken immediate action to support local people and businesses in response to COVID-19.

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