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Food Price Index shows lower grocery prices for consumers

Friday, 15 January 2016, 11:39 am | Countdown Supermarket

15 January 2016: Today, Statistics New Zealand announced that the Food Price Index is at its lowest levels since July 2012, dropping by 1.3 percent in the year to December 2015, led by grocery food prices, which decreased 3 percent over the year. Since ... More >>

NZ’s first online foodbank available nationwide

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:39 am | Countdown Supermarket

15 December 2015: Countdown has teamed up with The Salvation Army and web developer – Lucid to create and launch New Zealand’s first online foodbank. More >>

Food Price Index shows lower grocery prices

Friday, 11 December 2015, 12:23 pm | Countdown Supermarket

11 December 2015: Today, Statistics New Zealand announced that the Food Price Index has dropped once again. Since October 2013, Countdown has dropped the everyday price of 3,000 products. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raises $1.1 million

Friday, 11 December 2015, 9:05 am | Countdown Supermarket

11 December 2015: Months of fundraising efforts by Countdown stores, customers and District Health Board staff have paid off, with this year’s Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raising more than $1.1 million for children’s hospital wards around the ... More >>

Countdown launches great value cookbook for Kiwis

Monday, 7 December 2015, 8:56 am | Countdown Supermarket

7 December 2015: Countdown has today launched the limited edition Feed Four for $15 Cookbook featuring a range of value meal ideas for New Zealanders. More >>

Collect NZ Post parcels from Countdown

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 10:52 am | Countdown Supermarket

Tuesday 1 December: New Zealand Post and CourierPost customers can now choose to have their packages redirected to one of 11 Countdown Auckland supermarkets. More >>

Recycle Plastic Bags at Countdown

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 10:06 am | Countdown Supermarket

25 November 2015: Ten Countdown stores in Auckland are participating in the new Soft Plastic Recycling Programme, which was launched today. The Soft Plastic Recycling Programme is a consumer recycling initiative that invites customers to recycle unwanted ... More >>

Countdown looks to fill 500 jobs nationwide

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 2:34 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Up to 50 varied roles available in Wellington will boost local employment 28 October 2015: Countdown is embarking on a major recruitment drive to fill approximately 50 jobs in Wellington, hosting a bulk recruitment event at The Mercure Hotel today. More >>

Countdown Queenstown delivers lower prices and jobs

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 2:46 pm | Countdown Supermarket

22 October 2015: Countdown is now bringing its lower grocery prices to Central Otago with the official opening of the brand new Countdown Queenstown store. More >>

KiwiHarvest is Countdown’s newest Food Rescue partner

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 4:34 pm | Countdown Supermarket

7 October 2015: Countdown’s Food Rescue programme is expanding further with the announcement of the newest charity partner, KiwiHarvest. This latest partnership focuses on the collection of fresh produce in the Auckland region. KiwiHarvest, a ... More >>

Countdown announces 2015 Checkout Operator of the Year final

Monday, 7 September 2015, 11:52 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has narrowed down the field for the 2015 Checkout Operator of the Year competition, with three competitors scanning, serving, and working their way to the top. More >>

Countdown Christchurch Airport ready for arrivals

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 11:13 am | Countdown Supermarket

13 August 2015: Countdown has opened its Christchurch Airport store today with an official opening ceremony held by Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck, members of Christchurch International Airport Board and members of the community. More >>

Doors open at Countdown Mangere East

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 11:23 am | Countdown Supermarket

6 August 2015: Countdown has opened its Mangere East store today with an official opening ceremony held by Mayor Len Brown, local Labour MP Su’a William Sio and members of the community. More >>

Stack ‘em up, knock ‘em down

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9:37 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown brings Kiwi families a modern twist on a classic playground toy with the release of Disney • Pixar Domino Stars More >>

Countdown’s $1 bread drives $9 million in savings

Monday, 20 July 2015, 12:20 pm | Countdown Supermarket

20 July 2015: Kiwi shoppers have saved $9 million one year after Countdown dropped the price of its Homebrand bread to just $1 a loaf. More >>

Countdown to participate in soft plastic recycling scheme

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 10:43 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown supermarkets will join the soft plastics recycling programme announced by Minister for the Environment Dr Nick Smith and the Packaging Forum today. More >>

New role for Countdown Managing Director

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 3:21 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Tuesday, 7 July 2015: Countdown’s Managing Director Steve Donohue will take up a new role within Woolworths Food Group following his appointment as Director of Buying and Merchandising for Woolworths Supermarkets, based in Sydney. Over the last ... More >>

More than 600,000 lamingtons to hit the shelves

Monday, 29 June 2015, 9:21 am | Countdown Supermarket

More than 600,000 lamingtons to hit the shelves for Countdown Alzheimers Appeal Countdown stores across New Zealand supporting Alzheimers New Zealand’s month-long annual appeal 29 June, 2015: Bakers will be working overtime for the next four weeks to ... More >>

Strong support for neighbours in need

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 9:37 am | Countdown Supermarket

6 May 2015: Countdown customers have donated just over $35,000 for Oxfam to help the people of Vanuatu recover following Cyclone Pam. More >>

Help Kiwi families in need at Countdown

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 9:10 am | Countdown Supermarket

29 April 2015: Countdown stores up and down the country are once again getting behind The Salvation Army’s annual Red Shield Appeal to help Kiwi families in need. More >>



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