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Countdown Delivers A Fresh New Offer For The Growing Neighbourhood Of Taupō South

Thursday, 20 October 2022, 3:33 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Taupō South residents have today welcomed a newcomer to the neighbourhood with the official opening of the state-of-the-art Countdown Taupō South store this morning. The new 2,300sqm supermarket is a joint investment by Countdown and Kokomea Village ... More >>

Countdown Project Lands New Fish Name In Māori Dictionary

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 11:43 am | Countdown Supermarket

What’s in a name? Well, quite a lot if you’re a Deep Sea Cod that has spent centuries unnamed in te reo Māori, only to be thrust into the linguistic spotlight in 2021. Nau mai haere mai to the mighty Moramora ! Moramora or the Deep Sea Cod ... More >>

Countdown Limits Ibuprofen Sales To One Pack Per Customer

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 7:52 am | Countdown Supermarket

From today Countdown stores nationwide are limiting the sale of ibuprofen and items containing ibuprofen to one pack per customer, following similar limitations introduced last year on the sale of paracetamol. A July 2020 report by coroner David Robinson ... More >>

Struggling Families Banking On Generosity Of Kiwis To Keep Pantries Full This Winter

Monday, 5 July 2021, 3:07 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Despite huge numbers of families struggling to make ends meet, communities across the country have taken action on food poverty in greater numbers than ever before with New Zealand's only online foodbank seeing a record breaking 500 percent increase ... More >>

Countdown Rototuna Store Now Open To The Public With Exciting NZ-First Initiatives

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 4:31 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Countdown Rototuna Countdown’s brand new Rototuna supermarket has officially opened to the public today, after initially serving as an online-only store to keep up with the demand for online orders throughout the last few months. The increased demand ... More >>

Countdown moves to 100% free farmed fresh pork nationwide

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 10:27 am | Countdown Supermarket

30 October 2018: Countdown has announced that all its fresh pork sold nationwide will now be 100 per cent free farmed and sourced from Canterbury. More >>

Countdown bolsters its support of teams' mental wellness

Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:12 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Monday 8 October 2018: Countdown is one of the largest employers in the country and is very serious about providing a supportive and safe workplace for its 18,400 strong team. With so many Kiwis affected with mental health, Countdown has introduced ... More >>

Media advisory re Australian strawberries

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 5:50 pm | Countdown Supermarket

23 September 2018 – Countdown has withdrawn a brand of Australian strawberries from sale as a precautionary measure, and is advising customers to cut up strawberries before consuming them. More >>

Lower prices aim to help reduce period poverty

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 10:40 am | Countdown Supermarket

24 July 2018: Countdown has dropped the price of its Homebrand and Select sanitary products to make them more affordable for women and girls in New Zealand. More >>

Dementia and Alzheimer’s on the rise as population ages

Monday, 25 June 2018, 3:57 pm | Countdown Supermarket

Dementia and Alzheimer’s on the rise as population ages – 170,000 cases predicted by 2050 Countdown and Alzheimers New Zealand team up to raise money for new ‘Dementia Friends’ training 25 June, 2018: From today, Countdown bakers will be baking up ... More >>

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 >>





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