Welcome to Rabbit Island Coffee Co.

Our goal at Rabbit Island Coffee Roastery is to be your favorite coffee roaster. 

Our coffees are carefully selected from our direct-trade partners with you in mind. We roast it to be fresh, delicious & perfectly suited to the sophisticated Kiwi palate. Our space is designed for you to get close to the roasting process and sample an array of coffees and brew methods. You will find us located on the picturesque Mapua Wharf, about 40 minutes drive from Nelson, New Zealand. We love what we do and happily share it with you. We hope to see you soon. 

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Our ethical values

Rabbit Island Coffee Co. supports all initiatives that work towards a fair and equitable exchange between coffee seller & coffee buyer. We are humbled by the commitment & work carried out by coffee farmers all over the world, who bring us truly amazing coffees each and every year. We take great pride in knowing the coffees we purchase, all of the highest quality, been fairly traded & the coffee farmer has been rewarded for an outstanding product. We believe the growth of the micro-roasting movement has been monumental in bringing about positive change in the green coffee market. When you purchase coffee from a specialty roasting you are helping coffee farmers getting a fair price for their produce. 

Our store

Shed 4 / Mapua Wharf 
6 Aranui Rd / Mapua 

We are currently CLOSED until mid-Oct while Council do alteration to our building.  You can get our beans online (free local shipping) or from the following cafes:




Sorry for any inconvenience & we hope to be of service soon.