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Countdown Kids Appeal grants top two wish list requests

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 3:06 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Tears of joy were shed by Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s frontline paediatric staff at the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal announcement this morning, with the news a special isolation room and dedicated outside space for immune-compromised kids would ... More >>

Wishes come true for 13 children’s wards

Monday, 27 November 2017, 8:54 am | Countdown Supermarket

This year’s Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raises $1.26 million for 13 children’s hospital wards 27 November 2017: The Countdown Kids’ Hospital Appeal has raised an impressive $1.26 million for 13 children’s wards nationwide, with all proceeds ... More >>

Countdown and The Salvation Army help fill Christmas lists

Friday, 24 November 2017, 9:43 am | Countdown Supermarket

24 November 2017: Countdown and The Salvation Army have teamed up for their annual Countdown Food Rescue Christmas Appeal to help the growing number of New Zealanders for whom food is a wish list item this Christmas. More >>

Five million ways to avoid supermarket meltdowns

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:01 am | Countdown Supermarket

27 October 2017: Parents nationwide have been spared the gruelling task of grocery shopping with kids thanks to five million pieces of free fruit to munch on at Countdown. More >>

Countdown calls on Kiwis to help get sick kids home

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:54 am | Countdown Supermarket

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal runs from 7 August – 29 October and aims to raise more than $1 million to help get sick Kiwi kids home from hospital faster More >>

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 >>

 

 

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