What we do

Our chocolate creations are made right here in Kapiti using the talents and experience of our innovative and professional team.  We really listen to our customers and create what they want and need, combining one of the world’s finest chocolate with the best locally sourced flavours and fillings to deliver packaged creations that make people feel special and we’re focused on providing sustainable options for our customers.

60+years of experience

Who we are

Our chocolate confectioners have over 60 years of combined experience in making chocolates. They know their chocolate and are passionate about delivering quality products to our customers.  

Kyrie, our Sales Executive, loves to help customers achieve their dreams with chocolates.  Talk with Kyrie and she can find the best solution for you no matter what you want to achieve.

Sarah and James Abaniel are the new owners and purchased the factory in May 2018. They both love chocolate as do their 2 young children. They’re passionate about keeping this icon of Kapiti going.


Our History

The chocolate factory has been at the site in Raumati for over 25 years.  Originally started in Masterton by Lenore Nysse, her son, Steve Nysse brought the operation over to Kapiti under the name Nyco Chocolates.

Known for its colourful exterior and the large familiar model train in the factory shop, many Wellingtonians and Kapiti Coasters have fond memories of visiting the factory in their childhood

Nyco Chocolates was bought by Chocolate Brown in 2017 and then sold to Sarah and James and rebranded to Kapiti Chocolate Factory.  Even though it has had a few changes in name and ownership, many of the old recipes and favourites are still made on site today and some of the staff have been there since the first years of operation.

Kapiti Chocolate Factory


5 Lorien Court, Raumati Beach

Open Hours

Mon - Thurs - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday - 10am - 3pm
Sunday - Closed

Kapiti Chocolate Factory | Factory shop located in the Kapiti Coast, Wellington | New Zealand Chocolate Manufacturers
Branded Chocolate | Promotional Chocolate | Wholesale Chocolate | Hospitality Chocolate | Contract Manufacturing