Full Event Guide

There's always something happening on the Kāpiti Coast. Here's your guide to events that you won't want to miss!

Kāpiti Foraging Workshop - Identify Wild Edible Plants

1 Apr 2023
Homegrown Botanica's Garden

9 Leinster Avenue,

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Step into nature to discover a world full of wild, edible plants. Focusing on abundant, delicious & nutritious edible weeds & commonly found plants, you’ll leave this workshop eager to forage in your own backyard & neighbourhood.

Start with a cup of herbal tea, and end the session by enjoying a wildly delicious snack made with seasonally available wild ingredients. This varies with the seasons but could include a wild salad, weedy pesto, pickled greens, a herb infused butter etc.

Class sizes are limited to allow lots of space for your questions, so book early to avoid missing out. After booking you’ll be sent an email with exact location & further details for the workshop.


Ōtaki Community Resilience meeting

1 Apr 2023
Otaki Memorial Hall

Main St, Ōtaki

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Don't let the date "fool" you, community resilience before and after a disaster is important stuff.

Come along to a meeting with your local Emergency Management Advisor, Renee Corlett, and talk about what a ready, connected and resilient community could look like in Ōtaki.

We will be using a strength-based approach to community emergency response.


Cheese Making - Halloumi and Ricotta

1 Apr 2023
Senior Citizens Hall

23 Rangatira street,

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Make the cheese at this intensely practical DIY 'hands-in' workshop because the key to good cheese making is knowing how the cheese should look and most importantly, how it should feel at different points in its creation.

During this three hour hands-on workshop, you will be guided through the cheese making process while you make Halloumi and Ricotta which you will then be able to take home and show off at the end!

Come and join Alexis, the Curious Cook, and discover the joy of cheese making. All ingredients and recipes are included.


Live Art : Jazz, Latin & Samba to tap your feet to

1 Apr 2023
Mahara Place

Mahara Place,

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International recording artist Geoff Culverwell brings with him national headliners Patrick Bleaky bass and Ayton Foote on keys they will entertain you with Samda - Bossa nova and soul grooves. Geoff will be playing at the National Jazz Festival a few days later In Tauranga a superb musician living in Kāpiti.

Live Art @ Mahara is a series of free events held in Mahara Place from 31st Jan to 28th April.


Live Art : Sally Morton Dance - Disco Dance Class

1 Apr 2023
Mahara Place

Mahara Place,

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Here’s a shout out to all you disco mania lovers. Get dressed up in your favourite disco glad rags and groove on down to the Waikanae mall. Learn a simple but totally groovy routine with Sally Stopforth and boogie the lunch time away. Be there or be square!

Live Art @ Mahara is a series of free events held in Mahara Place from 31st Jan to 28th April.


Walking with Alpacas

26 Jan – 2 Apr 2023
Cantharis Alpacas

105 Waterfall Rd,

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Cantharis Alpacas is one of longest established alpaca farms on the Kapiti Coast, only 30 minutes North of Wellington.

Currently open for pre-booked and guided walks with the alpacas for you and the alpacas to be entertained.

During the tour you will be able to walk with an alpaca on a lead over a handcrafted farm track, hand feed them and, assuming they are in the mood, share some intense hugs.

Please check the website for opening hours, availability price and what to bring.


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