Kapiti Economic Development Association KEDA

Auros Project

Project Description and Objectives: Our vision is that one day, all New Zealand will be able to dispose of rubbish without landfill. Our initial aim is to create one Auros processing plant in Kapiti that will be able to dispose of 2,000 Kapiti households waste in an environmentally friendly manner. Why this project is of …

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Community-Owned Power Generation

This project aims to provide fully community-owned power generation of  4 MegaWatts. It would create management and employment job opportunities, provide an alternative power source from the Transpower High Voltage Grid, a lower price retail power, a reduced reliance on High Voltage transmission and local resilience in power failure events. As a community owned cooperative, it …

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The Māori land Hub is excited to host the first Latin America and Spain Film Festival (LASFF) in Kāpiti from September 7th-16th. LASFF Kāpiti will launch on the 7th of September at 6 pm with a screening of documentary “BEYOND MY GRANDFATHER ALLENDE” (Chile). With free entrance and food.

Positioning Kāpiti

The aim of this project is to develop and communicate an inspiring vision for Kapiti to attract businesses and tourists to our region. The project will be done with key stakeholders and has three phases: Stage 1 – Researching the Kapiti Story. Data analysis of current Kapiti businesses, economic conditions in the region and local …

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Whale Song

Kapiti Artist Mike Fuller’s “Whale Song” is an inspirational public sculpture and community/education project. A one acre site has been secured that is visible from the new expressway,  situated alongside the Wharemauku Stream near the end of Ihakara St, Paraparaumu. This large sculptural installation comprises a family of seven life-sized Humpback Whales swimming in pod …

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Wellington Community Trust   The Wellington Community Trust vision is Thriving Communities Across the Wellington Region. It is an independent funder – giving out over $2 million dollars in grants, every year, in the Wellington region. It funds applications that: support equity and inclusion in our communities serve and are led by members of these population groups: Māori …

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Building Business Resilience Webinar – Kapiti

WellingtonNZ is hosting a webinar on Building Business Resilience for Kapiti Businesses on Tuesday 24 March 10am-12noon. Date: Tuesday 24th March Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm Webinar link:  https://livestream.com/vidcom/wreda2 Each workshop will run through video advice from experts on how to manage the impact of COVID-19 on your business. The topics covered are: Cashflow and forecasting …

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Kāpiti Marine Education, Research and Activity Centre

KEDA is providing project support to The Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve (GoKMR) to consider the feasibility of establishing a community marine education, research and activity centre near the beachfront in Raumati. It is proposed that this centre would include 3 main areas of business/operation as follows: A public marine discovery center including: Aquariums, wet/touch …

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