By Administration
April 26, 2019

 

If you’ve been out on the road over the school holidays, you may have a few takeaway coffee cups, why not turn them into something creative with the kids. Great for rainy day activities or for something creative to do at home.

Best of all the first step is visiting a Columbus Coffee so you can enjoy a coffee! A perfect excuse to grab lunch, coffees, hot chocolates and smoothies for the kids or head to the park or beach for a picnic. Then bring your

By Administration
November 8, 2018

Looking for a homemade gift idea to spoil a loved one over the festive period? Why not bake them a treat with our delicious Peanut Butter Cookies. Best of all you can get the kids to help to make special gifts for grandparents, teachers or neighbours.

What you’ll need:

• 3 cups flour

• 2 tsp baking powder

• 1 tsp salt

• 1 cup sugar

• 1 cup packed dark brown sugar

• 170g unsalted butter, softened

• 2 eggs

• 1 cup peanut

By Administration
October 11, 2018

Our 2018 Barista Championship saw Rob Cruz from Columbus Coffee Sylvia Park take out the Elite win, here we share a little behind the scenes interview with Rob as he explains his love for coffee and being part of an amazing team.

Why did you become a Barista?

Being a Barista is a heartfelt passion for me that’s why I love my job and encourage others to love what they do. Every coffee made by me is made with love and passion. I’m proud that all my

By Administration
September 25, 2018

It’s that time of year again, when our talented baristas gather from around New Zealand to compete for the title of Columbus Coffee Barista Champion. Our competitors are put through rigorous tests using international standard judging methods.

We had a record breaking 45 baristas competing this year, from as far south as Timaru and as far north as Whangarei. All met at our Albany Columbus Coffee in Mitre 10 MEGA to compete.

Laid out in front of the competitors were top of the

By Administration
December 15, 2017

We can’t quite believe Christmas is just around the corner! If you are suddenly panicking that you need a fabulous gift idea for loved ones or to impress work colleagues at the office. Why not try making your own biscuits with our easy gingerbread recipe! You can make these in Christmas shapes and package in a lovely box or tin for the perfect gift.

Best of all you can even get the kids to help and give to the grandparents, taking the pressure off last minute gift

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