Sustain the potential of our place.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES
AVIATION
FUTURES
AVIONIC INNOVATION
CONTEMPORARY
HOUSING
ENVIRONMENTAL VALUE
AIRPORT OPERATIONS
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  • Choose our local air carrier

  • Help us rally & connect local voices to collectively lobby the Council

  • Financially support this cause & the potential of our place - find out how

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  • Continuity of disaster recovery and civil defence services

  • Access to lifesaving emergency services in Wellington

  • Tourism & ability to attract large scale events

  • Regional distribution of goods & services

  • Restoration of environmental assets

  • Retention of open spaces and walkways

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  • A key link in regional air transport infrastructure

  • Economic growth: high value jobs & connectivity

  • Contemporary housing that is eco-efficient urban 

  • Recovery of cultural value and mana whenua

What does success look like?

PAST

14%

POPULATION

8,000 commuters to/from the region

OF THE 

Tourism expenditure was approximately

$157

MILLION

2019-20

Jobs in Health & Social Assistance

15%

MAKES UP ABOUT

GDP IN KĀPITI

In 2018 reports show retaining the airport is worth

$4.3

MILLION

annually in our region

PRESENT

90%

Employed in services...private and public sector.

+

Agree the airport is an important economic asset. 

78.1%

70%

Aotearoa productivity against OECD average...

AND DECLINING

GDP for the Kāpiti District was almost

$2

BILLION

FUTURE

Higher Paid/Export

$280

MILLION

over the next 40 years

Council upgrading infrastructure

Population growth forecast

85,658

By 2051

Carbon Neutral Aotearoa

Net 0

By 2051