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Kiwi classic to raise money for Alzheimers New Zealand

Monday, 19 June 2017, 9:49 am | Countdown Supermarket

Move over pavlova, lamington yet another icon Australia claimed as its own 19 June, 2017: Kiwis are expected to eat more than 380,000 lamingtons over the next four weeks to raise money for Alzheimers New Zealand. From Monday 26 June until Sunday 23 July, ... More >>

Countdown kicks off Winter Appeal

Monday, 29 May 2017, 9:09 am | Countdown Supermarket

29 May 2017: New research has highlighted a huge gap in New Zealanders’ understanding of the role foodbanks play in the community, including what triggers the need for help. More >>

Countdown encourages customers to give generously

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:27 am | Countdown Supermarket

20 March 2017: For the next two weeks (Monday 20 March until Sunday 5 April) Countdown is offering a range of cheaper sanitary products at $4 each, and encouraging customers to donate a pack to The Salvation Army, either in-store or online via The Foodbank ... More >>

Countdown named NZ Direct Marketing Organisation of the Year

Friday, 24 February 2017, 1:38 pm | Countdown Supermarket

24 February, 2017: Countdown was awarded gold, silver and bronze at last night’s New Zealand Direct Marketing Awards for its myCountdown personalised email programme, as well as taking out the coveted Keith Norris - Direct Marketing Organisation of ... More >>

Expiry dates get the heave-ho this Christmas

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3:16 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown removing expiry dates from gift cards and Christmas Club vouchers purchased in the last year More >>

Trolleys to be piled high for those in need this Christmas

Monday, 28 November 2016, 8:35 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown and The Salvation Army team up for Christmas Food Rescue Appeal More >>

Countdown announces Family Violence Policy to support team

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:58 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown announces Family Violence Policy to support team 25 November 2016: To mark this year’s White Ribbon Day, Countdown has today launched its Family Violence Policy, aimed at supporting its 18,000 team should they be impacted by family violence. ... More >>

Countdown raises massive $1.1 million for Hospital Appeal

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:37 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Eleven children’s hospitals nationwide will benefit from local fundraising efforts 21 November 2016: The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal has raised a massive $1.174 million for 11 children’s hospitals nationwide, with fundraising efforts spanning ... More >>

Soft Plastic Recycling reaches the capital

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 1:28 pm | Countdown Supermarket

19 October 2016: As part of the Soft Plastic Recycling Programme, Wellingtonians can now recycle soft plastics at 18 Countdown stores from Otaki to Wellington. More >>

Countdown’s health and nutrition targets

Monday, 17 October 2016, 9:11 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown’s health and nutrition targets 17 October 2016: As part of the retail industry’s pledge under the Government’s Obesity Action Plan, Countdown has today announced its health and nutrition targets. More >>

Countdown’s August grocery prices drop 0.6%

Monday, 12 September 2016, 10:00 am | Countdown Supermarket

12 September 2016: Prices in Countdown’s basket of 100 dropped for the thirteenth consecutive month in August. The basket was 0.6 per cent lower in August 2016 than this time last year, and 1.7 per cent lower than the same period two years ago. More >>

Countdown celebrates cream of the crop

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 3:52 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Store Manager of the Year, Checkout Operator of the Year and Forklift Operator of the Year titles presented at 2016 awards dinner More >>

Programme for Free Range and Barn launches today

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 10:38 am | Countdown Supermarket

17 August, 2016: Countdown has today launched an Egg Producer Programme to support free range and barn egg farmers to increase the supply available for Countdown stores and our customers. More >>

Countdown’s July grocery prices drop by 1.9%

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 2:00 pm | Countdown Supermarket

11 August 2016: Prices in Countdown’s basket of 100 were 1.9 per cent lower in July versus the same time last year, and three per cent lower than the same time two years ago (July 2014). More >>

Plastics recycling programme extends for all Aucklanders

Monday, 8 August 2016, 9:11 am | Countdown Supermarket

8 August 2016: Countdown is expanding its soft plastic recycling across all its Auckland stores, adding an additional 53 of the specially marked recycling bins across stores in August. The Soft Plastic Recycling Programme launched in November last year and ... More >>

Countdown goes cosmic with Star Wars collectibles

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 11:26 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown goes cosmic with Star Wars collectibles Countdown and Lucasfilm join forces to offer Cosmic Collectibles to Star Wars fans of all ages 3 August, 2016: Characters, planets and vehicles from the original Star Wars movies and latest release The Force ... More >>

Countdown kicks off new partnership with AA Smartfuel

Monday, 1 August 2016, 11:20 am | Countdown Supermarket

1 August 2016: From today Countdown fuel vouchers can be redeemed with AA Smartfuel partners BP and Caltex*. More >>

The wait is over for new and improved Countdown Waiheke

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 10:54 am | Countdown Supermarket

26 July 2016: Countdown’s much anticipated new Waiheke store has been officially opened today by Green MP and Waiheke local Denise Roche. The new 3,490sqm store will have a team of over 100, have more than 12,000 new product lines, and will open as ... More >>

Countdown online shopping celebrates 20 years... and beyond

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 2:11 pm | Countdown Supermarket

20 July 2016: Countdown is today celebrating 20 years and millions of orders since introducing online grocery shopping to New Zealand in 1996. More >>

Countdown creates new customer-facing jobs

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 8:48 am | Countdown Supermarket

13 July, 2016: Countdown is investing in 600 new roles across the country to provide customers with more face-to-face service, including help with food choices and product advice. The move is aimed at boosting personalised service in-store by putting more ... More >>

 

 

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