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Friday, 17 January 2014
Summer meal inspiration for $15: Countdown’s Feed Four for $15 proves popular with shoppers

Summer meal ideas just got even easier with the latest release of Countdown’s Feed Four for $15 recipes.

Thursday, 12 December 2013
Countdown welcomes back new store in Crofton Downs

Countdown will today be serving the community of Crofton Downs once again with the opening of its 168th supermarket, Countdown Churchill Drive, opened today by local MP Peter Dunne. 

Wednesday, 4 December 2013
Call out for Christmas food donations: Anyone can be Santa this Christmas

Countdown supermarkets around the country have today launched a Food Rescue campaign with The Salvation Army, calling for donations to help feed 17,000 families in need this Christmas.

Saturday, 30 November 2013
Countdown to Christmas every day through the month of December!

Christmas is in the air and this year Countdown is celebrating something different every day in the lead up to Christmas.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal donates a record $1.22 million to children’s wards

From cheese rolls and cake stalls, to cycle challenges and treadmill races, donations to this year’s Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal have tallied a staggering $1.22 million, with the results of all fundraising efforts to be presented to 10 children’s wards around the country this week. 

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Countdown Lincoln Road opening fuels local job creation

Countdown has opened its 167th store today on Lincoln Road in Henderson, creating 44 new jobs as part of its 100-strong team, including 14 for previous Work and Income clients thanks to a partnership with the local Waitakere Work and Income branch.

Thursday, 14 November 2013
Support Oxfam’s Super Typhoon Haiyan Appeal at any Countdown store nationwide

From tomorrow, Friday 15 November, Countdown customers can donate to the Oxfam Super Typhoon Haiyan Appeal at any Countdown store across the country.

Monday, 11 November 2013
Vinegar Lane comes to life: Work starts on Woolworths New Zealand’ Ponsonby Retail and Business Precinct

Work has officially started on Woolworths New Zealand’ Ponsonby retail development, Vinegar Lane, located on the corner of Pollen Street and Williamson Avenue in central Auckland.

Monday, 7 October 2013
Countdown confirms plans for a new supermarket in Stratford

Countdown is pleased to confirm it has bought land for a new generation supermarket in Stratford, located at 21A - 27 Broadway.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Woolworths New Zealand confirms no sulphites in fresh meat

Woolworths New Zealand does not add sulphites to its fresh meat and the recent samples taken by the Ministry for Primary Industries, which showed positive results for sulphites, were not from any Countdown, SuperValue or FreshChoice supermarket.