Winter at Alberta's

Ali Slotemaker

Well its nearly 6 months since we opened our sister café on Mapua Wharf called Alberta’s.  As anyone in the region can confirm, it has been a sensational summer.  Its only feel like summer has just finished and we are in June!  We are still having sunny days where the customers are complaining about being too hot sitting in the sun outdoors, but Jack Frost certainly lets you know winter is here when we are opening up in the mornings.

Alberta's Sunrise June 2016

We are sticking to our bright and early opening time of 7.30am, 7 days a week ALL winter.  We might be mad but the sunrises are so stunning we think there might be a few others out there who will appreciate them too and good coffee at the same time.

So pop down and see up before school, work or whatever it is you do – we would like to enjoy the sunrise with you.

Alberta's Team

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Container opening in November 2015

Ali Slotemaker

Most of you probably know that we are opening second outlet in Mapua later this year.  We have really grown up from our beginnings of serving 'coffee in a paddock' back in 2013 to a brand new building smack in the middle of Mapua Wharf.  This is a huge leap of faith for us and there is mountain of work ahead, however, we couldn't be more excited to get the opportunity to have a real shop all year round. You can now buy our coffee beans online.

We didn't quite know if we had the man power to do the container plus the new shop at Mapua this year, but we can now confirm plans are in place to open the container aka 'coffee in a paddock' in early November 2015.  We love the simplicity of serving up delicious coffee surrounded by open space and green grass.  Not doing the container really wasn't an option at all.

We hope to see at both Mapua and the container over the summer.

From Ali

 jimi serving

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Photo Competition - Rabbit Island Coffee Co. Calendar 2016

Ali Slotemaker

We are looking for 12 stunning images of Rabbit Island to publish in bespoke calendar for 2016!

To find out how to enter click here.
 

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Exciting Times Ahead - Mapua Wharf

Ali Slotemaker

We are super excited to announce Rabbit Island Coffee will be opening at Mapua Wharf later in 2015, for year round coffee goodness! Our container/coffee in a paddock concept (on the road to Rabbit Island) will continue to open for the summer months while our new outlet will give our customers somewhere warm and cosy to visit every day of the year - we think this is pretty fab! You can also purchase our coffee beans online here.

 

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