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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 >>

Countdown Hauraki Corner opens its doors

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:43 am | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown has opened a new store in Hauraki Corner on Auckland’s North Shore, creating 44 new jobs as part of its 70-strong team. Store Manager Andre Ciseau says the new supermarket will offer Hauraki Corner customers a fantastic new and improved shopping ... More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal Donates $1.3 million

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 10:48 am | Countdown Supermarket

02 December 2014: Over the last three months, Countdown and District Health Board staff from around the country have taken part in fundraising activities for the annual Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal. From baking cheese rolls to organising a car poker ... More >>

Nominate someone to have a Cracker Christmas

Monday, 24 November 2014, 11:28 am | Countdown Supermarket

24 November 2014: Countdown stores around the country are calling out for people to nominate a deserving individual or family to receive $500 of groceries to make Christmas a little easier this year. More >>

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 >>



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