Kāpiti winters have lots to offer those looking for fun filled family adventures, a relaxing escape to the coast or an outdoor experience off the beaten track.
Right on the doorstep there is amazing bush for biking, hiking and hunting; kilometre after kilometre of the safest beaches you’ll ever experience; exceptional fishing and diving; unforgettable nature reserves and experiences; world class artisan food production; fine dining and award winning fish and chips.
Te Kāhui o Matariki
16 Jun – 9 Jul 2020
Māoriland, 68 Main Street,, Otaki
An exhibition of Māori art based on the 2008 book of the same name co-edited by the late Colleen Waata Urlich and Māoriland’s Libby Hakaraia.
The book features Māori artists who created works based on Matariki that were then photographed by Ngā Puhi photographer Norm Heke. Many of the artists featured in the book will exhibit works and talk about their careers.
The recently launched Toi Matarau website will feature a series of interactive works for a digital audience including live feeds, short films, interviews, gallery tours, performances and writings (Te Pae o Toi Matarau – He Aronga Māori).
The Winter Warm Up
4 Jul 2020
Te Raukura ki Kāpiti, Coastlands Theatre, 32 Raumati Rd, Paraparaumu
Te Raukura is bringing the laughs to celebrate re-opening. Break out of your bubble and warm yourself with some hearty laughs as some of the region's funniest comedians take centre stage in the Coastlands Theatre at Te Raukura ki Kāpiti.
Featuring three hilariously talented local comedians, Te Raukura presents The Winter Warm Up, hosted by award winning Kāpiti local comedian Cohen Holloway (who's that?) That funny guy from "Boy" to "Thor Ragnorok", yeah mainly Taika Waititi's films... Also starring Li'i Alaimoana and Sera Devcich.
These three standout stand ups bring laughs to locals back at Te Raukura!