203 days ago

We Say/You Say: Street Art

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Kāpiti Observer

Kia ora Kāpiti,

What's your opinion on street art? Are there any spots in your community that could do with a mural?

Construction sites and other disused structures around Wellington are getting facelifts, with local artists putting their touch on areas in a state of flux.

Wellington based artists Xoë Hall, Miriama Grace-Smith and Gina Kiel make up part of the Love Local: City Artwork initiative, with their work set to add vibrancy to revamps around the city.

The collaboration between Wellington City Council and WellingtonNZ has $60,000 which covers printing, installation and commission.

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9 days ago

Wanted: Old Desktop PC

Russell from Paraparaumu

I have a need for a used, but functioning desktop PC. Doesn't even need any drives, just a case & fan, CPU and motherboard.

Happy to collect mid-late December anywhere in Kapiti.

10 hours ago

Library Restrictions Inequitable

Marie from Waikanae

I was surprised to be asked for my vaccine pass at the local library this weekend. I would have thought public libraries were exempt, along with supermarkets pharmacies etc. They are public spaces afterall, which ratepayers, vaccinated or not, contribute to.
While I appreciate the wishes of Council to keep staff safe, in reality the risk posed by a library visit is low. With over 92% vaccinated in the region, measures such as a limit on numbers, masks, screens and distancing will serve to reduce risk. Im curious what the rationale was for this decision. (Though no doubt if I ask, it will be treated as an OIR request and I'll have to wait until next year for a response). It seems like a step too far to me. What do others think?

12 hours ago

Help with My Vaccine Pass

The Team from SeniorNet Kapiti Inc

If you (or anyone you know) are experiencing problems accessing or downloading My Vaccine Pass, tutors from SeniorNet Kapiti will be available at the Paraparaumu Library from 11.00 - 1.00 (12.00 - 2,00 Thursday) this week to provide assistance. This service is free and available to anyone in the community - Seniornet membership is not a requirement. Just pop in and have a chat with our friendly team members.