Put the kettle on: coffee and tea drinking traditions from around the world

putthekettleonLearn about different traditions and share your own!

  • Experience Gongfu Cha – Chinese tea ceremony at Johnsonville library: Wednesday 23 March (11am)
  • High tea – English tea tradition at Kilbirnie library: Thursday 24 March (10.15am)
  • Masala tea – Indian tea tradition at Karori Library: Thursday 24 March (7pm) and Tawa Library: Thursday 31 March, (7pm)
  • Fair Trade¬†coffee growers’ traditions at Newtown library: Friday 1 April (6pm)
  • Oromia – Ethiopian coffee ceremony at Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library: Tuesday 5 April (11am)

Further details can be found on the Wellington City Libraries’ event calendar


A big thank you to the Dutch coffee group for letting us eavesdrop on their recent session talking about their memories and customs. Check out this videoclip!

Link to blog with more info