Kapiti Coast boasts 40kms of unspoilt beaches, a warm climate and friendly people – the perfect place to enjoy real Kiwi experiences.

An hour north of Wellington, Kapiti is easy to get to on the Wellington rail network, State Highway 1 or via Kapiti Coast Airport. The quaint village atmosphere and rolling coastal landscape is sheltered by the internationally recognised Kapiti Island.

Regardless of the season, this is a place to escape from a busy city life. Whether you want a leisurely stroll or a picnic, to sip wine and eat fish n chips on the beach at sunset or play golf at a world renowned golf course, you will feel at home in Kapiti.

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Kapiti Island photo by Janine McDonald, Teacher - Kenakena School

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 Kapiti Coast from the Census 2013

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The Kapiti Coast District Council provides other information about visiting Kapiti