Story: Wellington places

Rapid growth

Rapid growth

Since the 1980s Kāpiti has had one of the country’s highest growth rates. New housing developments, such as this one in Waikanae, have sprung up to meet rising demand.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Kāpiti Coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016