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Open day aims to encourage business people to fly from Kāpiti

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce
Kāpiti and Porirua local business professionals are being invited to get behind the daily flight service from Paraparaumu to Auckland and support the Open Day at Kapiti Coast Airport. Read more »

New Zealand’s best teachers to be honoured

Press Release – National Excellence in Teaching Awards
Six teachers spanning Early Childhood, primary and secondary education will receive honours at the ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) today at an official ceremony hosted by Chris Hipkins MP, Minister of Education, in Wellington. Read more »

Man charged with murder after body found in Aro Valley car

News from NZ Police
Wellington Police have arrested and charged a 30-year-old Lower Hutt man with murder in relation to the death of Zenith Campbell (who preferred to be known as Zena). Read more »

Wellington launch for new course comparison website

Press Release – Study Spy
A website, 2 years in the making by two former students, is making it easier for school-leavers to choose what tertiary course is right for them. Read more »

Police Rainbow Pride car coming south for Out in the Park

News from NZ Police
New Zealand Police’s Rainbow car will travel south for Wellington’s Pride Festival event “Out in the Park” this Saturday. Read more »

Bright and fruity pale ale brewed for sale at Pride Festival

Press Release – Kakariki Beer Co
The capital celebrates community diversity this week with the return of the annual Wellington Pride Festival Tū Whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara, a two week festival celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community in Wellington. Read more »

Porirua councillors concerned by city children living in poverty

News from Porirua City Council
Porirua City’s Status Report on children and young people is being used to help the Council better understand the needs of our tamariki and rangatahi, says Mayor Mike Tana. Read more »

Kapiti’s Rimu Road improvements reviewed

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council
The Kāpiti Coast District Council has rethought the timing and costings for improvements to Rimu Road, which means the scope for upcoming works has changed. Read more »

Homes evacuated after flooding in Paraparaumu and Raumati South

News from Fire and Emergency NZ
There has been widespread flooding on the Kapiti Coast this morning. Since 2.30am there have been more than a dozen callouts to flooding in the Paraparaumu beach/Raumati South area. Read more »

Settled weather for storm clean up

Today’s satellite image, showing clearing skies for many, and the remains of cyclone gita well to the southeast of the country.

Press Release – MetService
Settled and dry conditions return to New Zealand as a ridge of high pressure moves over the country for the remainder of this week and into the weekend. This will give some relief to regions in clean-up mode from Cyclone Gita. Read more »

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