The Kāpiti Coast is located approximately 45 minutes drive north of Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city.  It has a vibrant community with many attractions and services for visitors and residents.  


The Kāpiti Coast coastline is approximately 40 kilometres long.  As well as being the location for significant urban development, our beautiful...


Biodiversity refers to the variety of living plants and animals on land, in fresh water and in the sea.

Civil Defence | Emergency Management

All New Zealanders are now asked to be prepared to manage on their own - or as a family group - for the first three days after a disaster. It can...

Cycleways, bridleways and walkways

Our district is renowned for walking, cycling and horse riding opportunities. Our network of cycleways, walkways and bridleways is currently being...

Doing Business in Kāpiti

Welcome to the Kāpiti District Economic Development Strategy for 2015 to 2018. This strategy provides a roadmap for Council, business and the...

Heritage Trail

The Kapiti Coast has a rich and colourful history that predates the 1820’s.

Kāpiti Arts Trail

15 & 16 November 2014. Enjoy a wonderful weekend visiting studios, hubs and cafes full of Kāpiti Coast visual arts creativity.

Kāpiti Coast Aquatics

Welcome to Kāpiti Coast Aquatics. If you're looking for exercise, recreation or swimming lessons, our pools can cater for you.


There are several maps available online for download or to view.

Our Community

The Kāpiti Coast has a vibrant community with many attractions and services for visitors and residents.

Our Kāpiti

The district has been described as a string of pearls spanning Paekākāriki, Raumati, Paraparaumu, Waikanae, Peka Peka, Te Horo and Ōtaki. Each...

Sustainable Home and Garden Show

Don’t miss this year’s Sustainable Home & Garden Show on 21 and 22 March . There will be a huge range of eco-friendly products on display, talks an...

Visiting Kāpiti

Kāpiti has a wealth of attractions for visitors, learn more here.

Kāpiti Coast District Council Contact Details

Kāpiti Coast District Council
175 Rimu Road
Private Bag 60601
Paraparaumu 5254

Phone: (04) 296 4700
Toll free: 0800 486 486
Fax: (04) 296 4830 

View more contact details here including our business hours and Service Centres.