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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 >>

Waiheke ‘aisles’ to receive $35m Countdown makeover

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:29 am | Countdown Supermarket

18 March, 2015: Countdown is pleased to confirm it will be bringing a new supermarket to Waiheke Island next year, to replace the current store on Ostend Road. Countdown’s General Manager for Property, Adrian Walker, says the company is very pleased to ... More >>

Bumper hot cross bun season forecast

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 12:35 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Kiwis on track to eat more than 11 million hot cross buns and half a million chocolate eggs from Countdown this Easter More >>

Countdown confirms additional security in place after threat

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 4:34 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has confirmed it has put additional security measures in place in its Countdown stores, following the New Zealand Police and Ministry for Primary Industries’ announcement about a threat to infant formula. More >>

Parents set to save close to $1 million

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 3:31 pm | Countdown Supermarket

26 February, 2015: Countdown has dropped the price of Homebrand Nappies from $19.99 to $15 for all 44-60 pack nappies. From tomorrow, this range joins more than 970 other grocery items with lower prices every day. Countdown’s General Manager Merchandise, ... More >>

Scorching January followed by cooling prices in February

Monday, 16 February 2015, 11:34 am | Countdown Supermarket

16 February, 2015: After a record-breaking hot January, Countdown announced today that it is cooling down the prices of 100 freezer items adding to the 970 products already reduced – long term. More >>

Countdown’s latest collectibles hit stores with a roar

Friday, 30 January 2015, 3:23 pm | Countdown Supermarket

30 January 2015: Countdown has teamed up with the SPCA to launch the next collectible craze, a limited edition range of Super Animals sound cards. In a first for any Countdown collectibles campaign, the Super Animals cards come to life when swiped through a ... More >>

Recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 6:23 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Saturday, 24 January 2015: Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g sold in Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue stores nationwide, including all best before dates. This product is being recalled as it may contain ... More >>

New and improved Countdown Orewa back in business

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 11:13 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has reopened its Orewa store today together with Rodney MP, Mark Mitchell, Red Beach Primary School and members of the community. Store Manager Nicky Turner says the new supermarket, which was built on the same site as the previous store ... More >>



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