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Friday, 15 August 2014
Jamie At Your Table: Collect stamps at Countdown to receive 50% off Jamie Oliver dinnerware

Customers can now dine in style with half-price Jamie Oliver dinnerware from Countdown’s newest stamp collection programme.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014
Countdown welcomes home triumphant New Zealand Commonwealth Games team

Countdown, official partner of the New Zealand Olympic Committee, is proud to welcome home the 232 New Zealand athletes who took part in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year, collectively bringing home 45 medals.

Friday, 1 August 2014
Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal helps Kiwi kids' dreams come true

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 dreams of becoming a singer, they have to be healthy to get there.

Thursday, 24 July 2014
Countdown Vogeltown receives consent

Countdown is pleased to have received consent to build a new supermarket in Vogeltown with local developer Brooklands Development Ltd, which will create up to 80 new jobs for the city and engage dozens of local construction workers and building contractors.

Monday, 21 July 2014
Heihei for dinner? Countdown stores celebrate Māori Language Week

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.

Monday, 21 July 2014
Recall of Select Dog Bones Wholegrain 1kg

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.

Thursday, 17 July 2014
Countdown drops price of bread to $1 a loaf

Countdown has dropped the everyday price of its Homebrand bread range to $1.  From tomorrow (Friday, 18 July), these products join more than 430 other grocery items with a new everyday low price.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Countdown to Glasgow!

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.

Friday, 4 July 2014
Consent received for Peachgrove Road

Countdown is pleased to confirm it has received Council consent to build a $23 million supermarket in Hamilton East that will create up to 100 new jobs and engage dozens of local construction workers and building contractors.

Monday, 30 June 2014
A sweet treat to help those who can’t remember

Through the month of July, more than 300,000 individual lamingtons will be baked and iced in Blenheim and then shipped around the country to fundraise for the Annual Alzheimers New Zealand Appeal.