Live in Kāpiti

Kāpiti Coast boasts 40kms of unspoilt beaches, a warm climate and is just an hour north of New Zealand’s capital city.

With five town centres, stretching from Paekakariki to Otaki, a growing population and unique natural beauty crowned by Kāpiti Island our district is the best place to live, work and play.

Roading connections to the north and south of Kāpiti are bringing the district closer to Wellington and Palmerston North, and with a direct rail link to Wellington running every day, you can enjoy everything Kāpiti has to offer while remaining close to regional hubs and cities.

Looking for something to do in Kāpiti? We have a growing foodie reputation with world-class restaurants across the Coast, a growing boutique fashion industry, and is home to Tuatara Brewing and Duncan’s Brewing Co – not to forget our thriving arts and craft sector, nature tours, walking tracks and bike paths.

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Anyone who lives in Kapiti whether it be for a long time or a short time, will all tell you what a wonderful place it is live, work and play. Kapiti welcomes you.

Quick Stats about the population of Kāpiti Coast from the Census 2013

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The Kāpiti Coast District Council provides other information about visiting Kāpiti