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Countdown Announces Proposal To Require All Team To Be Vaccinated

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 4:36 pm | Countdown

2 November 2021: In a move designed to further protect the health and safety of its team, Countdown has announced a proposal to require all roles across the business to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 10 January 2022. This proposal has come ... More >>

Countdown To Super Saturday

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 8:40 pm | Countdown

Saturday 16 October marks the National Day of Action to get all of Aotearoa vaccinated. We need to support communities to increase rates of vaccination, particularly vulnerable groups. Countdown is supporting local community responses, including in Otara, alongside ... More >>

Trading Hours Reduced To 8am - 9pm In Some Waikato Countdown Stores

Sunday, 3 October 2021, 6:13 pm | Countdown

Store trading hours at a number of Waikato Countdowns will be reduced to 8am - 9pm from tomorrow, following the change to Alert Level 3 for parts of the region at 11.59pm tonight. The store hours will change at Countdowns Huntly, Bridge St, Te Rapa, Rototuna, ... More >>

Countdown Stores Outside Of Auckland Back To Regular Trading Hours From Thursday, 9 September

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 5:04 pm | Countdown

All Countdown stores outside of Auckland, which are now at Alert Level 2, will move back to their regular trading hours from tomorrow, Thursday 9 September. Countdown’s General Manager of Safety, Kiri Hannifin, says, “With customers adjusting to Alert ... More >>

Countdown devastated by events at Lynnmall store; all Countdown supermarkets nationwide to open at 10am on Saturday, 4 September

Friday, 3 September 2021, 5:34 pm | Countdown

3 September 2021: In light of the events at Countdown’s Lynnmall store in Auckland today, all Countdown stores throughout Aotearoa will open at 10am on Saturday. Countdown’s General Manager of Safety, Kiri Hannifin, says: “We are devastated by this violent ... More >>

Countdown supermarkets to open early for health workers

Friday, 3 September 2021, 10:04 am | Countdown

With increased pressure on Auckland-based medical personnel, MIQ and emergency workers as they respond to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Countdown will open its Auckland stores early from tomorrow (Saturday 4 September) to enable people to shop more easily. More >>

Countdown Delivers The Latest Online Shopping Tech To Christchurch Shoppers

Monday, 29 March 2021, 6:10 am | Countdown

As demand for online shopping continues to grow in Christchurch, Countdown is today introducing brand new technology to its Moorhouse store which will increase the availability of online shopping in the city by an additional 4,000 orders per week. Known as Order ... More >>

Countdown Launches Micro-fulfilment Tech To Make Online Shopping Five Times Faster

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 4:14 pm | Countdown

Countdown has unveiled the next generation of online shopping in New Zealand, with brand new technology that sorts and moves products directly to its team of 200 personal shoppers in Countdown’s Penrose eStore in Auckland. Known as micro-fulfilment centres, ... More >>

Countdown Creates Magic To Fundraise For Kiwis In Need This Christmas

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 8:35 am | Countdown

For every Countdown Santa snap shared, Countdown will donate $5 to The Salvation Army to support thousands of families in need. Countdown is enlisting the services of Santa Claus to help raise $100,000 to support families in need this Christmas. ... More >>

Countdown’s COVID Approach Awarded At NZ CIO Awards

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 8:42 am | Countdown

Countdown's Sally Copland was named New Zealand CIO of the Year. Countdown is today celebrating last night’s NZ CIO awards, with Sally Copland, General Manager Brand and CountdownX, and currently Acting Managing Director, named New Zealand CIO of ... More >>

Countdown Celebrates Te Reo Māori Year-round

Monday, 21 September 2020, 11:52 am | Countdown

21 Mahuru 2020: Customers may have noticed more te reo Māori during their supermarket shop last week but can rest assured it won’t be disappearing now that Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has come to an end. Committed to increasing the use of te reo, Countdown ... More >>

Countdown Unveils Contactless Shopping And Artificial Intelligence With New Scan&Go Tech

Monday, 21 September 2020, 10:06 am | Countdown

21 September 2020 : Countdown is testing out a contactless Scan&Go service where hi-tech scales know what you’re buying and customers can skip the regular checkout for an easy in-store shopping experience. Available from today at Countdown’s ... More >>

Countdown Releases New Zealand’s First Nationwide Grocery Shopping App

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 2:13 pm | Countdown

Countdown has this week launched grocery shopping directly from its myCountdown app across the country, the first time Kiwis nationwide can shop seamlessly from a mobile app, anytime and anywhere they like. Countdown’s General Manager Brand ... More >>

Millennials All Over The Shop During Level 4 Lockdown

Friday, 29 May 2020, 3:23 pm | Countdown

29 May 2020: Life under lockdown looked similar for most Kiwis, but the way we shopped at the supermarket divided the nation amongst old and young. Countdown’s Onecard data shows that younger customers boldly swapped their usual takeaways and dinners ... More >>

Countdown Fast-tracks Rototuna Store Opening To Focus On Online Shopping – Includes Drive Thru

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 7:23 am | Countdown

Countdown is today opening its brand new store in Rototuna one month earlier than planned, with the store initially solely focused on the significant demand for online shopping seen in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As well as home delivery, the ... More >>

Countdown Opens Country’s First 24-hour e-Store To Service Massive Online Shopping Demand

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 7:39 am | Countdown

Countdown is today opening New Zealand’s first purpose-built and permanent eStore in Auckland, which will help the busy supermarket business service the significant and growing demand it is seeing for online shopping delivery. The 8800 square metre ... More >>

Countdown to raise more than $1 million for kids hospitals

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 11:48 am | Countdown

8 August 2019: Countdown’s Kids Hospital Appeal is in full swing and hopes to raise more than $1 million for sick and recovering children and teens around the country. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal Kicks Off for 2019

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 3:18 pm | Countdown

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal 2019 was aptly launched today with a fantastic performance from the Whangarei Primary School kapa haka group at the Child Health Centre in Whangarei. More >>

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raises more than $1 million

Monday, 26 November 2018, 11:22 am | Countdown

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal raises more than $1 million for 21 hospitals 26 November 2018: Christmas has come early for 21 children’s hospitals and wards across New Zealand, with the 2018 Countdown’s Kids Hospital Appeal raising $1.2 million for ... More >>

Countdown donates $90,000 of groceries to The Salvation Army

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:01 am | Countdown

Demand for food parcels remains high with no sign of slowing down; Shoppers also urged to donate in-store or online More >>





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