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Monday, 5 May 2014
Get collecting at Countdown with DreamWorks Heroes

A limited edition range of DreamWorks Heroes 3D collectible character cards is launching in Countdown stores this month.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Help us help The Salvation Army - Donate in store to support the Red Shield Appeal

Countdown stores are proud to again be supporting The Salvation Army’s annual Red Shield Appeal for the next three weeks up and down the country. 

Thursday, 10 April 2014
Countdown Ferrymead reopens - team of 150 ready to serve locals

Countdown Ferrymead will reopen its doors today after extensive damage in the 2011 earthquake, and had to be subsequently closed and demolished.

Friday, 4 April 2014
Countdown confirms plans in Porirua

Countdown is pleased to confirm it has put forward plans for a $17 million supermarket in Aotea, which would create up to 80 new jobs, as well as opportunities for local construction workers and building companies.

Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Countdown’s great low prices now online in Taupo

Countdown will soon be delivering the goods to Taupo and its surrounding areas, when it launches its new online shopping service. 

Monday, 24 March 2014
Hot Cross Buns on the rise at Countdown: Kiwis will devour more than 10 million buns this Easter season

With just four weeks to go before Easter, bakers at Countdown are furiously busy baking millions of Hot Cross Buns, as the festive treat proves more popular than ever.

Friday, 21 March 2014
Appointment Announcement: General Manager for HR

Deborah Beegling has been appointed as General Manager for Human Resources for Woolworths New Zealand and Countdown supermarkets.

Friday, 14 March 2014
Fruit in store today safe to eat (Updated 3.30pm)

Countdown has confirmed that the fruit affected by MPI’s precautionary withdrawal was removed from sale from late yesterday, 13 March.

Monday, 10 March 2014
Fish Facts: Setting the record straight about our fish

Countdown processes around 40-50 tonnes of fresh fish a week and 99.8% of that fish is processed and sent to our 168 stores around the country.

Thursday, 30 January 2014
Countdown sponsors The Great Food Race

Countdown is proud to partner with TV3 as Broadcast Sponsor for The Great Food Race, airing this Sunday at 7pm.