The New Zealand specialty coffee industry bands together in the face of a complete café and hospitality lockdown.

New Zealand specialty coffee industry bands together

The New Zealand specialty coffee industry bands together in the face of a complete café and hospitality lockdown. Back in mid-March, few could have predicted a complete lockdown of New Zealand for five weeks, followed by two weeks of operating a business at level three restrictions. Overnight, the hospitality industry was halted.
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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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