NZSCA president

NZSCA elects new President

Roz Cattell from Beverage Services was elected President of the New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) at the 2020 NZSCA Annual General Meeting on 22 May. David Burton has stepped down from the role to become the Immediate Past President. The NZSCA thanked him for two years of steering the ship, fronting the media, and emceeing events.
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Tamper Tantrum

New Zealand throws a Tamper Tantrum

Movers and shakers offer insights into the state of the New Zealand coffee industry with international flavour. It’s been a while since the last Tamper Tantrum, so Ozone Coffee Roasters thought ‘why not kick one off again?’, this time in New Zealand. The main instigators, Natalie Clausen and Steph Noble from Ozone Coffee Roasters, hatched a plan to make a work trip for their Director of Coffee, Stephen Leighton, into an event for the wider coffee community.
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New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association

New Zealand Specialty Coffee Guild commits to community

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Guild (NZSCG) has concentrated on building community, education, and expanding the committee by adding new members and holding fun, exciting events around the country.  With Sam Low leaving the fold to venture to Canada on the great Kiwi tradition of the “overseas experience”, we opted to add an additional three new Guild committee members into our team. 
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New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship

NZSCA announces 2019 Latte Art and Cup Tasters Championships

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) has announced it will hold the 2019 New Zealand Cup Tasters and Latte Art Championships on 3 May and 5 May, respectively. The 2019 New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship will be held at Ozone Coffee Roasters on 18 Westmoreland Street West, Grey Lynn, Auckland.
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New Zealand Barista Championship

New Zealand Barista Championship on this weekend

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) will host the 2019 Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship at the Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre in Upper Hutt, New Zealand from 2 to 3 February. New Zealand’s best baristas will compete on stage in an effort to win the coveted Champion title and represent their country on the world stage at the World Barista Championship in Amsterdam in June. 
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