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Cheap water locks in more jobs

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:09 am | Countdown Supermarket

New 24-pack 600ml water first to lock down at less than 42c each 21 November 2014: From tomorrow Countdown is locking down the price of water to less than 42c a bottle, with a new 600ml Signature Range 24 pack available for just $10. Countdown’s General ... More >>

Supermarket looks to the future as case closed

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:15 am | Countdown Supermarket

20 November 2014: Today the Commerce Commission announced it has closed its investigation into Progressive Enterprises Ltd having found no evidence to support false allegations made under Parliamentary Privilege earlier this year, or in any of the other matters ... More >>

Countdown Trolley Report unpacks shoppers’ changing behavior

Monday, 17 November 2014, 9:53 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has today launched its inaugural Countdown Trolley Report, a detailed analysis of New Zealand food and grocery trends based on the 2.7 million Kiwis who shop at Countdown each week. More >>

Recall of Chevron 4 and 6 Outlet Power Boards

Friday, 7 November 2014, 4:10 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Friday 7 November 2014: Countdown has issued a precautionary recall of Chevron 4 (model WH-4PBS) and Chevron 6 (model WH-6PBS) Outlet Power Boards with Surge Protection, with a 3 metre lead. The recall applies to those two products sold in Countdown, ... More >>

New Zealanders save $30 million, and there’s more to come

Friday, 24 October 2014, 10:24 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has announced today that New Zealand shoppers have saved more than $30 million in the first year of its Price Lockdown and Price Drop initiative – a bold programme that’s seen the supermarket drop the price of more than 700 grocery items ... More >>

Bay of Plenty checks out ahead of the rest

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 1:22 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Most people are still hunting to find their Onecard by the time Rosie Dunn has finished scanning and packing their groceries. 22–year-old Rosie is Countdown Bethlehem’s resident checkout operator star, and has now been named the best in the country at ... More >>

Countdown customers donate 16,000 cans for KidsCan

Monday, 8 September 2014, 3:17 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown stores have collected more than 16,000 cans for KidsCan’s Lunchbox Day fundraiser over the weekend, thanks to the generosity of customers. More >>

Jamie At Your Table

Friday, 15 August 2014, 10:02 am | Countdown Supermarket

Customers can now dine in style with half-price Jamie Oliver dinnerware from Countdown’s newest stamp collection programme. More >>

Countdown drops price of bread to $1 a loaf

Friday, 18 July 2014, 11:06 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has dropped the everyday price of its Homebrand bread range to $1. From tomorrow (Friday, 18 July), these products join more than 430 other grocery items with a new everyday low price. More >>

Consent received for Stratford

Friday, 23 May 2014, 12:55 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown is pleased to confirm it has received Council consent to build a $15 million supermarket in Stratford that will create up to 110 jobs and engage dozens of local construction workers and building contractors. More >>

Doors open for first Countdown in Amberley

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 12:20 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has opened its first supermarket in the North Canterbury town of Amberley today, creating 87 jobs in the local community. More >>

Get collecting at Countdown with DreamWorks Heroes

Monday, 5 May 2014, 10:41 am | Countdown Supermarket

A limited edition range of DreamWorks Heroes 3D collectible character cards is launching in Countdown stores this month. From now until stocks last, shoppers can be part of the action and start their own collections of some of DreamWorks Animation’s ... More >>

Countdown Ferrymead reopens

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 8:21 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown Ferrymead reopens Team of 150 ready to serve locals 10 April 2014: Countdown Ferrymead will reopen its doors today after it sustained extensive damage in the 2011 earthquake, and had to be subsequently closed and demolished. More >>

Fruit in store today safe to eat

Friday, 14 March 2014, 1:10 pm | Countdown Supermarket

14 March 2014: Countdown has confirmed that the fruit affected by MPI’s precautionary withdrawal was removed from sale late yesterday, 13 March. More >>

Statement from Dave Chambers, Managing Director, Countdown

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 7:18 pm | Countdown Supermarket

We note the letter from Shane Jones MP to the Commerce Commission. We are disappointed that Parliament has been used to raise very serious and unsubstantiated accusations and the letter released today is equally unspecific. We work hard every day in our ... More >>

Countdown’s Feed Four for $15 proves popular with shoppers

Friday, 17 January 2014, 3:17 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Brett McGregor and Jax Hamilton have returned to develop 17 new recipes that are light, tasty, and easy to create on a budget – ranging from fresh summer salads and pasta dishes, to spicy pork burgers, new ways to use seafood and some delicious ... More >>

Countdown welcomes back new store in Crofton Downs

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 3:55 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown will today be serving the community of Crofton Downs once again with the opening of its 168th supermarket, Countdown Churchill Drive, opened today by local MP Peter Dunne. More >>

Countdown donates a record $1.22 million to children’s wards

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 1:53 pm | Countdown Supermarket

From cheese rolls and cake stalls, to cycle challenges and treadmill races, donations to this year’s Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal have tallied a staggering $1.22 million, with the results of all fundraising efforts to be presented to 10 children’s wards ... More >>

Countdown Lincoln Road opening fuels local job creation

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 11:13 am | Countdown Supermarket

21 November 2013: Countdown has opened its 167th store today on Lincoln Road in Henderson, creating 44 new jobs as part of its 100-strong team, including 14 for previous Work and Income clients thanks to a partnership with the local Waitakere Work and Income ... More >>

Vinegar Lane comes to life

Monday, 11 November 2013, 3:02 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Work has officially started on Progressive Enterprises’ Ponsonby retail development, Vinegar Lane, located on the corner of Pollen Street and Williamson Avenue in central Auckland. More >>



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