Coffee is a staple of the kiwi diet and backbone of the 9-to-5 working life. As a result, New Zealanders are connoisseurs of their favoured black beverage.

Cafe Culture, Taranaki

New Zealand coffee connoisseurs will go a long way to get their daily caffeine fix and favoured cafés can be anything from a ‘hole-in-the-wall’ or mobile outlet just big enough to accommodate a good coffee machine and its skilled operator, to stylish venues with lounge-style seating serving gourmet treats and meals.

Wellington,New Zealand's capital, is a city obsessed with coffee; it also happens to have the highest concentration of cafes in the country.

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