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 […]

TTK at the Sustainable Home and Garden Show

We were at the Kapiti Sustainable Home and Garden show over a somewhat wet weekend (25th & 26th March). Despite the weather, we had a fairly good turnout. We spent our weekend talking to lots of really interesting people about transitioning their homes and community, as well as helping to re-build our local community.


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 […]

Earth Whisperers Papatuanuku – Kapiti Screening – Aug 30, 2pm

We’re thrilled to be able to bring you what is likely to be Kapiti’s only screening of the celebrated NZ movie Earth Whisperers Papatuanuku this Sunday, August 30th at 2pm. Director Kathleen Gallagher will be there doing a bit of Q + A after the screening. $15 a ticket – very limited seating so don’t […]

Seedy Sunday (aftermath 21st June)

It was a great day today and a good speech by Sarah Frater from Edible Gardens. There was a lot of swapping going on and there were 40 people crammed into the room so it was well attended(we’ll be in the larger room next time). There were a couple of people selling stuff like books […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fair Weather at Sustainable Home and Garden Show

Hi all,

We had an excellent weekend at the Sustainable Home and Garden Show in Kapiti. The weather was brilliant all weekend, so there was an awesome turnout on both days. Our tent was especially cool because we had living economies and not 1, not 2, but 3 Transition groups: TTKapiti, TT Otaki and the […]

Seedy Sunday

First meeting – Sunday 19 April

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 or video at each meeting and a bit of discussion about what should […]

Tommorrow S.H.A.G.S.

Sustainable Home and Garden Show

We’re gonna be at the show 4th and 5th of April, we’ll be sharing Tent 23 with TT Otaki and TT Waikanae. See you there.

Earth Hour 28th March

I’ll be at the Paraparaumu Library from 9am to 1pm handing out FREE energy saving lightbulbs as part of Earth Hour Promotion Saturday 28th March. Come on down, grab a light bulb, read some books, be enLIGHTened.

Cheers, Sam

Ecobolb Swap for Kapiti/Paraparaumu

We’re running a fundraiser for light bulb drive in conjunction with the council, basically delivering 2 energy saving bulbs to every residence in paraparaumu. There are some other community groups involved, but if anyone wants to donate some of their time and deliver 2 light bulbs to 100 houses each, please either email me “sam […]

Next meeting of Transition Towns Waikanae

When: 7.30pm, 25 March Where: Rick’s place, Riverfield Address: 69 Ngatiawa Road, Reikorangi

The Venue, as stated above, is Riverfield on the corner of Ngatiawa and Mangaone South Roads, Reikorangi, East of Waikane towards the Tararuas.

To get there :

At the Northern traffic lights at Waikanae, turn East across the railway lines into Elizabeth […]

DOCO Reminder 17th March @ Kapiti Uniting Church 7:30

We will be showing

Garbage Warrior The Earthships Architect

The epic story of radical Earthship eco architect Michael Reynolds, and his fight […]

TT Waikanae – Community Gardening Session

Hi all,

For those who like a bit of gardening, we thought we’d have a session at the community garden at 26 Greenaway Rd, this coming Monday 9th March. Come any time between 6:30 and 8:30pm. There’ll be some cleaning up of the pumpkin patch, harvesting, preparing growing beds and planting winter crops or […]

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