The Kapiti Chamber can help open doors and navigate the red-tape for any business wanting to join our beautiful district. Kapiti boasts nearly 5,000 local businesses who are informed, connected and investing in the future of Kapiti. We welcome all new businesses to help us grow the future of Kapiti.

Our local Kapiti Coast District Council provides a launch pad for existing and new businesses looking to invest in Kapiti.

Their web site provides full information, including:

The 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Annual Economic Profiles for Kapiti – ranking in New Zealand and Kapiti at a glance.

Information for start-up and existing businesses can be found here 

Doing Business in Kapiti

Having a strong, healthy engaged business community is essential if the district is to adapt as the world economy changes. A place where people want to live, invest and do business. Visit the Council web site to read more about moving your business to Kapiti.

The Kapiti Coast District Council details the planning undertaken by the Council to improve the lifestyle and resources within the district.

Visit the Council web site to find out more information, including:

  • Building Control
  • Resource Consents
  • District Plan
  • District Plan Review
  • Development Impact Fees
  • Consultation
  • Long Term Plan
  • Annual Plan
  • Community Outcomes
  • Sustainability

Economic Development

The Kapiti Chamber of Commerce supports business growth and attraction to achieve a growing Kapiti which creates wealth and employment, while being a collective voice for business issues.

The Strategy for Supporting Economic Development – the prime focus is Innovation and Positioning, Creation and Capture of added value, and Growing the Base.