50 days ago

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More messages from your neighbours
44 minutes 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?

3 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.

2 hours ago

Kia ora Kāpiti – it’s very wet out there.

The Team from Kāpiti Coast District Council

*Update: 1.00pm , 6 December:

-Nikau Palm Road – Stop/ Go on site, road is currently open but down to one lane.
-Paekakariki Hill open – minor detritus
-Akatarawa Hill open – minor detritus, small slips.
-Mangaone South/Riekorangi open

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*Update: 11.20, 6 December:

Te Kupe Rd in Paraparaumu is closed, please use an alternative.
The intersection of Waterfall and Emerald Glen roads is closed ********************************************************************************************************************
Here’s the situation as at 10am today:

- Motorists are asked to please drive with care and if possible stay at home
- Streams and rivers across the district are high and rising – for safety, people are asked to please stay away from river walkways
- We’re closely monitoring the weather situation and crews are out checking usual hotspots
- There is a diversion in place at Rimu Rd in Paraparaumu due to flooding
- We have received reports of some slipping on rural roads and Maungakotukutuku Rd is closed due to slipping
- There are multiple sites of road surface flooding and the potential for more serious flooding if rain persists at the current rate
- High tide is just before midday and may cause further issues
- There will be delays to the bus network
- Farmers keep an eye on low-lying paddocks and move stock as required

Please report serious rain-related issues on 0800 486 486
or log it on Antenno www.kapiticoast.govt.nz...

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