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Countdown looks to fill 500 jobs nationwide

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 12:12 pm | Countdown

27 October 2015: Countdown is embarking on a major recruitment drive to fill approximately 100 jobs in Christchurch, hosting a bulk recruitment event at the Riccarton Park Function Centre today. More >>

Free Fruit for Kids launches in all Countdown stores

Monday, 19 October 2015, 2:15 pm | Countdown

19 October 2015: Countdown is rolling out Free Fruit for Kids to its 180 stores nationwide. From tomorrow, kids will be able to snack on fresh fruit in any Countdown while their parents shop. More >>

Countdown team winners for 2015

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 3:34 pm | Countdown

Store Manager, Fork Lift Driver, Truck Driver and Checkout Operator of the Year winners announced at awards ceremony Countdown last night recognised stand-out members of its 18,000 person team at the annual Countdown Supplier of the Year awards, held ... More >>

Countdown Hobsonville now open

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 1:43 pm | Countdown

17 September 2015: Countdown has today opened the doors to its newest store – Countdown Hobsonville. More >>

Countdown’s Champion Apprentice Butcher of the Year

Friday, 11 September 2015, 4:08 pm | Countdown

Friday, 11 September 2015: Countdown’s apprentice butcher, Hohepa Smith, has been named Competenz Butcher Apprentice of the Year at Auckland’s Shed 10. More >>

Chef to transform unloved ingredients into four-course feast

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 8:24 am | Countdown

20 August 2015: Kaibosh Food Rescue, the official charity partner of Visa Wellington On a Plate is to host the sold-out All Taste, No Waste event sponsored by Countdown on Sunday, 23 August. More >>

Countdown wins big at Steak of Origin

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:58 am | Countdown

The Awards, which have been held for the past 13 years, are an annual event run by New Zealand Beef and Lamb to select the best steak producer in the country. More >>

Recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 2:29 pm | Countdown

Wednesday, 14 January 2015: Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores nationwide from 1 August 2014 to 12 January 2015 with a best before date of 4 July 2016. More >>

Countdown announces new Click & Collect services

Monday, 8 December 2014, 4:23 pm | Countdown

8 December 2014: As we head into the crazy Christmas season, when every spare moment is precious, Countdown is extending its time-saving Click & Collect service to more locations in the South Island which now means all stores will offer this service. ... More >>

Countdown launches Christmas Food Rescue Appeal

Monday, 17 November 2014, 1:53 pm | Countdown

Countdown today begins its annual Christmas Food Rescue Appeal to help the growing number of New Zealanders who have registered for food assistance More >>

Toilet tissue and Tea take top spots

Monday, 20 October 2014, 4:11 pm | Countdown

20 October 2014: Countdown’s annual Supplier of the Year Awards saw Kiwi company ABC Tissue Products and Cerebos Greggs Ltd taking out Supreme Suppliers of the Year for the small and large business categories respectively. More >>

Recall of Macro Almond Spread 250g

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 5:40 pm | Countdown

Tuesday, 30 September 2014: Countdown has issued a recall of Macro Almond Spread 250g sold in Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue stores nationwide. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal helps Coast kids

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 10:22 am | Countdown

Dreams are wonderful things. But despite what we are led to believe, dreams aren’t free and neither are they always easy to achieve. For one-year-old Ruben Stewart, who dreams of one day becoming Superman, he has to be healthy to get there. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal helps Kiwi kids’ dreams

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:20 pm | Countdown

Dreams are wonderful things. But despite what we are led to believe, dreams aren’t free and neither are they always easy to achieve. For three-year-old Wiremu le Comte, who dreams of one day becoming a race car driver, and 10-year-old Katie Reed, who ... More >>

Recall of Select Dog Bones Wholegrain 1kg

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:37 pm | Countdown

Countdown is issuing a recall of Select Dog Bones Wholegrain 1kg purchased at any Countdown, SuperValue or FreshChoice store nationally from 13 June 2014 with a best before date of 26/11/15. More >>

Heihei for dinner?

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:53 am | Countdown

Countdown customers will have a chance to perfect their Māori language this week with in-store translations for some of their favourite everyday items as part of Māori Language Week 2014. More >>

Countdown backs New Zealand Commonwealth Games team

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:21 am | Countdown

16 July 2014: New Zealanders will have the opportunity to send handwritten messages of support to their favourite athletes as part of Countdown’s sponsorship of the New Zealand Commonwealth Games team. More >>

Missing Shrek, Puss in Boots, or Kung Fu Panda?

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 10:08 am | Countdown

DreamWorks Heroes swap meets coming to all Countdown stores 28 May 2014: Countdown customers looking to build the full set of DreamWorks Heroes limited edition character cards will be able to trade cards with other collectors at swap meets around the ... More >>