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By Administration
July 12, 2017

You may recognise the new faces at Columbus Dunedin as Leo and Belen from our Gate Pa café in Tauranga and from our ads. The couple, originally from Chile, have been in hospitality all their life and part of the Columbus Coffee family for just over 3 and half years.

After owning our Gate Pa café and becoming a firm favourite in Tauranga the couple decided they wanted to

By Administration
March 10, 2017



Cast your vote and we'll put you in the draw to win a year of treats!

The winner will enjoy a hot beverage of their choice every single week day for an entire year! That's 260 treats on us - sure to improve any work day morning! Cast your vote for your local favorite cafe here

By Administration
November 30, 2016


Paleo Christmas Pudding


We can’t quite believe Christmas is just around the corner! If you are suddenly panicking that you should have made your Christmas puddings months ago or you are

By Administration
October 18, 2016

Halloween is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to get a little scary with your food! We’ve found 8 great ideas to spook up your meals and party platters.

1.         We all know we should eat at least 5 portions of fruit and veg a day, so why not make a spooky fruit plater. Simply cut bananas in half and use either chocolate drops (or raisins) to create spooky ghosts, use celery in mandarins for  pumpkins. You can create teeth

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September 29, 2016

10 amazing and unusual coffee uses other than drinking!

At Columbus Coffee we love all things coffee, not just for the beautiful aroma; coffee is your go to, it wakes you up, it makes you happy, it listens, it gives you energy, and it’s even a handy