Issue May 2015

Cancer Support

Anyone affected by cancer, whether they are the patient or support person is welcome to come to our Support Group Meeting, held on 3rd...

Arts, Crafts & Fun at Trinity Farm

Weather was good, numbers were good and people enjoyed themselves at the Trinity Farm Arts and Crafts weekend over Easter. There was pottery, sculpture,...

Close-up with the natives

I’ve just taken off a few days to walk the Heaphy track, one of New Zealand’s 8 great walks. I really enjoyed sharing my...

What’s that twiggy plant?

The divaricating branching system is an iconic feature of many New Zealand native plants and is characterised by tight branching and small leaves. Some...

Bees Through the Seasons

In recognition of the importance of bees to our lives we are starting a regular column by bee keeper Penny Kerr-Hislop. She will provide...

Kapiti Coast Quilters Guild

Quilt Exhibition at Southward Theatre in Otaihanga on 16th and 17th May. Why hold a show To let people know who we are and what we...

Buying a new laptop? New is not always better

If you are faced with the task of replacing your aging laptop you would be safe in assuming a new laptop would be both...

Ōtaki College News April 2015

Term 1 saw a full-on start to the year with exciting programmes in place across the College. These included the continued development of Google...

Letter to the editor

Tena koutou, What a fantastic event our Maorilands Film Festival is. Starting with the moving powhiri at Raukawa marae on day one — to the Red...

Kapiti Concert Orchestra presents Pieces for Peace

The Kapiti Concert Orchestra will present a concert to commemorate those who fought and died in the First World War, those who lived through...

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2015

We were spending the last few weeks of March in Melbourne recently, catching the last of the city’s summer and meeting up with family....

Real Estate and the internet — a personal perspective

The job description of a real estate agent has been turned on its head with the acceleration of internet usage. My experience as an agent...

KCDC urges support for Capital Connection and public transport

The Kāpiti District wants the Greater Wellington Regional Council to commit funding support to enable the Capital Connection train service to be retained. Mayor Ross...

Redesigning the Economy at the Tele

About 25 people will gather at the Tele at Queen’s Birthday weekend to talk about how to remodel the political economy, according to Co-leader...