Film screening & panel discussion: what can we do about climate change? – Wednesday 16 July

Climate change has been called “the defining issue of our generation”, but for many people it seems too big, too difficult or too far off to address in their everyday lives.

On Wednesday 16 July,

Kāpiti residents will have an opportunity to hear from a panel of experts who grapple with the issue of climate […]

What I have learned, what we should be thankful for, what remains to be done

by Geoffrey Chia, a Cardiologist based in Brisbane, Australia. He sent this essay to the supporters of his D3SJ (Doctors and Scientists for Sustainability and Social Justice) group as a prelude to discontinuing their meetings after November.

Download pdf (1.9mb) or read online at

Have a read of this article if you are planning […]

Calling for Transition Towns Interested peoples

Hi People on the Transition towns Kapiti Mailing list.

I am sending out a call for anyone who would be interested in getting together to support and further Transitions Towns here on the Kapiti Coast.

Andrew here, many of you may know me as the presenter who introduced to you any number of documentaries or […]

Great interview of Chris Martenson

Here is a great interview by Peak Moment of Chris Martenson. If you don’t know who Chris Martenson is or have not watched his Crash Course then watch this interview and if inspired go and view the crash course.

Watch it below or Interview link here:

Crash Course link here:

I really liked his […]

Scythe workshops – learn the rhythm (13th to 15th November)

Hi permaculture and natural ways enthusiasts,

Another fantastic workshop!

Do away with your lawn mower and your gym subscription, and make hay/mulch for your garden.

On tour with Austrian scythes and trainer. Coming to Otaki on 13th to 15th November.

Strictly limited numbers – unless you have your own scythe.

Please enroll by November 7th […]

TTK will be screening “The Age of Stupid” on Tue the 17th November 2009

The Age of Stupid is the new four-year epic from McLibel director Franny Armstrong. Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite stars as a man living alone in the devastated world of 2055, looking at old footage from 2008 and asking: Why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance?

The Age of Stupid Global Premiere […]

Seedy Sunday is next Sunday – September 20, 2pm – new venue!

Just a quick reminder, hoping to see you next Sunday. Because things have got a little bit tight lately, with SS becoming so popular, we’ve now had to move to a bigger venue – the Paraparaumu Memorial Hall on the corner of Tutanekai and Aorangi Sts. Click here to see it on Google Maps.

This […]

Money makes the world go round…or does it?

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to an informative Documentary Film Evening. We will be showing “Money as Debt” Why banks have so much money and everybody else has so much debt? A 47-minute animated presentation of “Money as Debt” tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is […]

Seedy Sunday 21st June – Sarah from Edible Gardens

Sarah from Edible Gardens has confirmed for the 21st to be the guest speaker

What is Seedy Sunday?

It’s a relaxed gathering for those who garden, or want to learn about gardening, growing food and sustainability, to share ideas and inspiration. There will be a short talk by Sarah from Edible Gardens and a […]

Transition Towns New Zealand

The TT NZ site has been updated. If you’re not part of Transition Towns Kapiti check out If you are check it out anyway.

Also, as part of the promotion of the new Australasian edition of The Transition Handbook Gabrielle Young, Rob Hopkins and James Samuel will be on Chris Laidlaws morning show this […]

The end of civilised life as we know it!

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to an informative Documentary. We will be showing

End of Suburbia

Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the Western Dream

Suburbia, and all it promises, has become the Western Dream. But as we enter the 21st century, serious questions are beginning to emerge about the sustainability of this way […]

Kapiti Cycling Evening meeting – Take a Ride on a Bike

Kapiti Cycling is holding an event on 27 May at 6.30pm in the Committee Room of the Community Centre, Paraparaumu.

We will be showing DVD’s about the Otago Rail Trail and the Little River Trail between Christchurch and Little River on Banks Peninsula. Fliers are now being printed and we will send the advert to […]

Post Your Support for Raumati Railway Station!

Throw your support behind getting a new railway station.

Raumati Station Website

TTKapiti Documentary Night : A Farm for the Future

Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family’s farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key. With her father close to retirement, Rebecca returns to her family’s wildlife-friendly farm in Devon, to become the next generation to farm the […]

Seedy Sunday Exchange

I’ve been asked for a bit more information regarding the ‘swap’ part of Seedy Sunday. As this is our first meeting, we’re going to give this a bit more structure until we can talk as a group about what we would like to see happen here.

So the plan so far for April […]

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