Spring Events

Spring in Kāpiti has lots to offer those looking for fun filled family adventures, a relaxing escape to the coast or an outdoor experience off the beaten track.

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Radio Yachts Social and Introductory Event

Awatea Pond (Lagoon), Corner Awatea Avenue and Mazengarb Road, Paraparaumu

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Kāpiti Radio Yacht Club runs an informal and social session every Sunday so people who cannot attend weekday events can come down for a sail and see if this sport is right for you. Club members are there to let you try a yacht out. 

The Club sail mostly DragonForce65 yachts, an inexpensive class of racing radio controlled yachts. Other types sailed are DragonFlite95s and EC12s. There are more than 50,000 of these DF65s worldwide.

Come down and say "hi". The Club can also answer any question you may have about this fun and exciting sport. See you there some Sunday!

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Kāpiti Women's Expo

Southward Car Museum, Otaihanga Road, Otaihanga, Paraparaumu

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The Kāpiti Women’s Expo is an opportunity for businesses to showcase their products and services to the community.

A fun day out while Christmas shopping with lots of food, fashion, beauty, health and fitness, pet care, homewares, handcrafts and much more! For full list of vendors visit the website. 

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Children's Book Launch - "Thomas"

Waikanae Estuary Carpark, South end of Tutere Street, Waikanae

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Join Mik Peryer as he launches his latest children's book 'THOMAS' - The true story of a love that was deeper than water. Based on the birdlife right here at Waikanae Estuary.

Bring your family and friends, pack a picnic, meet the author and illustrator at Waikanae’s most exciting book launch. 2pm start.

  • Live Band
  • Mr Whippy
  • Vintage Cars
  • Book Signing

Proudly supported by
Precise Print & Aisling James - Tall Poppy Real Estate

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Waste Free Living Workshop

Kapiti Community Centre, 15 Ngahina St, Paraparaumu

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The bad news: the amount of waste Kiwi’s send to landfills has increased by over 20% in the last three years.

The good news: we can change this – and it’s easy!

Whether you have a big family, live by yourself, or are flatting, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge, strategies, and tools to significantly reduce your household’s waste production. What’s more is you’ll receive a free gift pack full of waste minimisation products to get you started straight away!

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Raumati Village Christmas Celebration

Raumati Village

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Come and experience Raumati Village for the best in designer fashion & accessories, cafes & dining, gifts & homewares, entertainment and much more.

Late night shopping, giveaways, in-store promotions, local artisan stores, raffles, music, dancing and a scavenger hunt with Santa and his helpers!

Come along and support this community event, organised and supported by the Raumati beach retailers.

Raumati Village Christmas Celebration

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Otaihanga Rd, Otaihanga, Paraparaumu

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Friends, family and holiday cheer, makes Christmas the most wonderful time of the year!

Operatunity Daytime Concerts invites you to join them for seasonal songs and the magical music of Christmas. We present Christmas classics such as ‘O Holy Night’, ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ and ‘Santa Baby’, sure to put you in the spirit of the season!

Starring Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Milligan, Lynette Martin and Alex Foster with Paul Carnegie-Jones at the piano.

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The Extravaganza Fair

Campbell Park, Wellington Rd, Paekakariki

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Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to The Extravaganza Fair, a family affair with free entry - a fun day out with something for everyone.

We're bringing a unique style of interesting market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home and kids shows & games. Join in our sack races, tugs of war & musical bean bags & be in to win prizes! 

We've got it all going on!

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The Extravaganza Fair

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