Kāpiti Coast Event Guide

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


29 Sep 2022

32 Raumati Rd , Paraparaumu

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A Māori girl, with a Māori name, in a New Zealand School.

Presented by Kāpiti College, Hineraukatauri is a play about a Māori girl starting her education at a mainstream secondary school. On her first day, Hineraukatauri encounters a teacher that refuses to call her by her real name because it’s too difficult to pronounce, and instead asks if she can call her by her middle name, Katrina. This causes major conflict between the two. Hineraukatauri is on a journey to reclaim her identity, where the teacher Betty Campbell fights against change until she has an epiphany.

Kāpiti College once again combines the talents of many students to present this new work. The mediums of drama, kapa haka, music, dance and poetry are used to tell this relatable story to thousands of people with Māori names in our country.

Te Raukura ki Kāpiti, Coastlands Theatre, 32 Raumati Rd, Paraparaumu

Tuesday 27 September 2022 – Thursday 29 September 2022 7:30pm – 9:10pm


Waikanae Holistic Wellbeing Spiritual Fair

1 Oct 2022
Waikanae Memorial Hall

7 Pehi Kupa St, Waikanae

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With 10 Mediums to choose from, you can guarantee that you will find one that will fully suit your requirements.

We will have a variety of exhibitors offering a wide range of products and services.

Keep checking our Facebook event page at GKSHolism LTD for the stallholders and mediums that are attending, as we will be uploading their details right through to the day of the event.

Lucky Dip On the Road

1 Oct 2022
Otaki Memorial Hall

69 Main Street

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Do Ya Feel Lucky?

The best tv game show, Lucky Dip on the Road, is coming to your town for one night only.

Lots of laughs and unreal prizes.

Piri mai! Whakaata Māori is rolling into town.


Kāpiti Festival of India

1 – 2 Oct 2022

Cnr Beach Rd and Ames St , Paekākāriki

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Saturday Programme 5pm - 8.30pm. Tickets $20

The festival will feature nationally-renowned dancers from Wellington's Mudra Dance Company and a classical Indian music programme from Auckland's Basant Madhur Ensemble.

Tickets from Under the Radar

Sunday Music Workshop with Basant Madhur Ensemble 10am - 12.30pm.  Tickets $20 

The Ensemble's Sunday morning workshop is suitable for intermediate to professional levels.

Tickets from Under the Radar

Sunday Film Screening 6pm - 8pm. Tickets $10

A rare screening of the 1965 romance-comedy Shakespeare Wallah will raise funds for the upkeep of Paekākāriki beloved community hall. 

Tickets from Eventfinda

Waka Kori Play Trailer - Paraparaumu

6 Oct 2022
Kaitawa Reserve, Paraparaumu

Kaitawa Crescent

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Nau Mai, haere mai! Come join Waka Kori, play trailer as we visit local parks and halls bringing play out and about these school holidays.

Waka Kori is designed to help creative play thrive in our community and give whānau an introduction to unstructured play and loose parts. It’s a treasure chest of materials and equipment designed to spark the imagination and inspire creative play.

Find out more on the Kāpiti Coast District Council website


The Wizard of Oz

7 Oct 2022

32 Raumati Rd , Paraparaumu

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This fun-packed Pantoloon pantomime twist on the original story is guaranteed to have you cheering Glinda the Good Fairy, booing the evil Wicked Witch of the West and rolling in the aisles with laughter. Follow the brave foursome along the yellow brick road to find out if the Scarecrow gets a brain, the Tin man gets a heart, the Lion gets some courage – and Dorothy finds her way back home! With fabulous costumes and hilarious comedy, this is a treat for all the family.


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