Peoples Coffee

Peoples Coffee Lukes Lane

After spending 12 years based in Newtown, just out of Wellington City, roaster Peoples Coffee has opened its second flagship café in the heart of Wellington’s CBD. “We really wanted to take what was so beautiful about [the Newtown café], an inclusive space serving great coffee with a simple complementary menu, and transplant it into the city,” Peoples Coffee Marketing Manager Jesse Finn says. “[Newtown started as] a little hole in the wall and over the years the space has really grown. Now it’s this fantastic café that attracts a real cross section of the community. This time, we can take everything that we’ve learnt and really hit the ground running with the new space.”
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Sydney council votes on reusable cup scheme

The Inner West Council of New South Wales has voted to support an investigation into a pilot reusable coffee cup scheme. The pilot, which is based on the successful model pioneered by the German city of Freiburg, aims to recruit cafés across a specific geographic area to participate in a scheme. Customers would drop off their empty cup at any participating café, which will clean and provide another for reuse.
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