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Thursday, 9 May 2013
Lease signed for new Countdown supermarket - Reading Centre in Wellington CBD

Reading International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDI) and Countdown have announced today that they have entered into a lease to incorporate a new supermarket as an anchor tenant into Reading's "flagship" Courtenay Central Entertainment Centre in Wellington.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Countdown unveils new store in Petone

Lower Hutt Mayor, Ray Wallace, has today opened Countdown’s newest Hutt City store, located on Jackson Street in Petone, a rapidly developing area for both retailers and residents.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013
New self-service technology arrives at Countdown Paraparaumu

Countdown Paraparaumu has today completed a six month refurbishment, and introduced five new self service checkouts and two additional express lane tills for customers.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Onecard 10th Birthday: Supermarket shock - We're just like our parents...but we save more

Data released today by Countdown, to mark the tenth birthday of its popular customer loyalty programme Onecard, confirms that for the most part, modern New Zealand grocery shoppers like to stick to the tried and true almost as much as our mums and dads did.

Monday, 29 April 2013
Countdown launches new crusty bread range: no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives

In a first for New Zealand supermarkets, Countdown has today announced it has removed artificial colours, flavours or preservatives from its in-store fresh baked ‘crusty’ bread range.

Monday, 22 April 2013
Recall of Homebrand Crunchy Peanut Butter 375g and 1kg

Friday, 19 April 2013: Woolworths New Zealand is recalling Homebrand Crunchy Peanut Butter 375g and 1kg with a best before by date of 17 January 2014, purchased at any Countdown, Fresh Choice or SuperValue store.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Countdown launches the Onecard Visa credit card

Countdown has today launched the Onecard Visa credit card, an all-in-one loyalty card and credit card, that provides one of the most practical and rewarding loyalty programmes on offer in New Zealand.

Thursday, 7 February 2013
Tawa opens its first Countdown store
Monday, 4 February 2013
New Countdown to open in Mt Roskill

Countdown will unveil its newest Auckland store this week, located on Stoddard Road in Mt Roskill, a rapidly developing area for both retailers and residents.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
New Countdown Pharmacy to open in Palmerston North

Countdown will unveil its new pharmacy store at Countdown Rangitikei Street in Palmerston North this Wednesday....