Waikanae station now has a little brown-coloured boxy structure containing 24/7 loos.

There was no official opening on Monday by the Governor General, Kapiti’s Guru of Gurus or even the present Waikanae ward councilor, although according to this media release, she is quoted as saying, “it will help the Waikanae commuting community to go about their business. The shortage of public toilets in Waikanae has been an issue Council has been trying to get to the bottom of for some time.”

As she is someone who rarely smiles, let alone makes jokes, we suspect this quote was actually composed by the Kapiti Ministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda, located at 175 Rimu Road, Paraparaumu.