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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 >>

Steve Donohue appointed Managing Director

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 10:27 am | Countdown Supermarket

Steve Donohue appointed Managing Director Progressive Enterprises today announced Steve Donohue has been appointed Managing Director, based in Auckland. Mr Donohue will lead more than 18,000 Countdown staff across 174 supermarkets throughout New ... More >>

New Super Animals munch their way to Countdown

Friday, 17 April 2015, 9:47 am | Countdown Supermarket

Friday, 17 April: Hot on the heels of the popular Super Animals collectible craze, Countdown is launching a second round with new Super Animals sound cards to raise more money for the Royal New Zealand SPCA (RNZSPCA). From Saturday 18 April, 72 new ... More >>

Help support the RSA

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 9:47 am | Countdown Supermarket

14 April 2014: Countdown is proud to be supporting the Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) in the lead-up to Anzac Day this year, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli. Countdown customers can show their support for ... More >>

Countdown saves Kiwi shoppers $70m

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 3:34 pm | Countdown Supermarket

9 April 2015: Kiwi families have saved more than $70 million thanks to Countdown’s long-term price reductions on over 1,000 everyday products, with more savings promised. Acting Managing Director, Steve Donohue says, “Countdown is leading the charge ... More >>

Super effort raises $218,000 for the SPCA

Monday, 30 March 2015, 10:20 am | Countdown Supermarket

30 March 2015: Just over $218,000 has been donated to the SPCA to support animal welfare in New Zealand, following the success of Countdown’s Super Animals collectable sound card campaign. More >>

Support Oxfam’s Cyclone Pam Appeal at any Countdown store

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:12 pm | Countdown Supermarket

18 March 2015: From today, Wednesday 18 March, Countdown customers can donate to the Oxfam New Zealand Cyclone Pam Appeal for Vanuatu at any Countdown store across the country. More >>



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