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Friday, 24 October 2014
New Zealanders save $30 million and there’s more to come

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. 

Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Bay of Plenty checks out ahead of the rest

Most people are still hunting to find their Onecard by the time Rosie Dunn has finished scanning and packing their groceries.

Monday, 20 October 2014
Toilet tissue and Tea take top spots

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.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Recall of Macro Almond Spread 250g

Countdown has issued a recall of Macro Almond Spread 250g sold in Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue stores nationwide. 

Saturday, 27 September 2014
Recall of Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew spread 250g

Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew spread 250g sold in Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue stores nationwide. The recall applies to all dates of this product.

Saturday, 13 September 2014
Recall of Homebrand Honey Poppas 425g

Saturday, 13 September 2014:  Countdown is recalling Homebrand Honey Poppas 425g sold in Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue stores nationwide from 14 July 2014 with best before dates of 03 JUL 15 and 04 JUL 15.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Countdown Paihia closed from 10 September

Countdown has announced today that its Paihia supermarket has had to close after a lengthy negotiation with its landlord and a court decision.

Monday, 8 September 2014
Countdown customers donate 16,000 cans for KidsCan

Countdown stores have collected more than 16,000 cans for KidsCan’s Lunchbox Day fundraiser over the weekend, thanks to the generosity of customers.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Work on Countdown Ponsonby begins

Woolworths New Zealand is pleased to appoint Ebert Construction as the main contractor to build the Countdown supermarket in Ponsonby on the former DYC Vinegar site on Crummer Road, Pollen Street and Williamson Avenue in Auckland.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Countdown unveils new store in Dargaville

Kaipara District Council Commissioner, John Robertson, has today opened Countdown’s new Dargaville store, following an opening ceremony and an impressive official welcome from Dargaville Intermediate School.