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By Administration
January 27, 2016

What to do now that you’ve been to the beach and local pool a million times?

We have a few helpful ideas to try, rain or shine…

1.      Foot art. Although a little messy, these make great pieces of kid’s art and keep sakes - even gifts for the grandparents!



By admin
March 27, 2015

If you're an Allyson Gofton fan, here's your chance to say hello and have your cookbooks signed. She'll also be giving away signed copies of Recipes from my French Kitchen to a few lucky people in each cafe.

28th April
Nelson (1:30-2:00pm)
Richmond (2.30-3:00pm)

29th April
Featherston Street, Wgtn (10:00-10.30am)
Columbus at Kapiti Mitre 10 MEGA (3:00-3.30pm)

1st May
Plaza Palmerston

By Administration
February 10, 2015

In case you slept through 2014, the Paleo Diet is one of the latest dietary practices towards clean eating. We talked with our very own Menu Development Manager, Sarah Primrose, about her experience and knowledge of the ‘hunter-gatherer diet’ below.

“Late last year I started the Paleo Diet. I believe that Paleo is the most natural dietary approach on earth and the one most likely to support physical and emotional health. It’s all about balance – lean proteins, fruits and veggies and

By Administration
October 14, 2014

On a beautiful and sunny Monday afternoon at Columbus Coffee Auckland Hospital, franchisees and baristas from across our New Zealand stores gathered for the annual Columbus Barista Championship 2014.

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