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Friday, 27 February 2015
Countdown leadership changes

Countdown has today announced that current Managing Director Dave Chambers has been appointed to the role of Director, Woolworths Supermarkets, based in Sydney.

Thursday, 26 February 2015
Parents set to save close to $1 million

Countdown has dropped the price of Homebrand Nappies from $19.99 to $15 for all 44-60 pack nappies. From tomorrow, this range joins more than 970 other grocery items with lower prices every day.

Monday, 16 February 2015
Scorching January followed by cooling prices in February

After a record-breaking hot January, Countdown announced today that it is cooling down the prices of 100 freezer items adding to the 970 products already reduced – long term.  

Friday, 30 January 2015
Look out animal lovers, Countdown’s latest collectibles hit stores with a roar

Countdown has teamed up with the SPCA to launch the next collectible craze, a limited edition range of Super Animals sound cards.

Saturday, 24 January 2015
Recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g All Best Before dates

Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g sold in Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue stores nationwide, including all best before dates. 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
Countdown Metro coming to Cable Car Lane

Countdown is excited to confirm plans for its first metro store in Wellington on the corner of Lambton Quay and Cable Car Lane, expected to open late-2015.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
Recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g

Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores nationwide from 1 August 2014 to 12 January 2015 with a best before date of 4 July 2016. 

Thursday, 11 December 2014
New and improved Countdown Orewa back in business

Countdown has reopened its Orewa store today together with Rodney MP, Mark Mitchell, Red Beach Primary School and members of the community.

Tuesday, 9 December 2014
Countdown Hauraki Corner opens its doors

Countdown has opened a new store in Hauraki Corner on Auckland’s North Shore, creating 44 new jobs as part of its 70-strong team.

Monday, 8 December 2014
Countdown announces new Click & Collect services

As we head into the crazy Christmas season, when every spare moment is precious, Countdown is extending its time-saving Click & Collect service to more locations in the South Island which now means all stores will offer this service.