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NEWS & MEDIA RELEASES

Tuesday, 2 December 2014
Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal Donates $1.3 million to Kiwi Children’s Wards

Over the last three months, Countdown and District Health Board staff from around the country have taken part in fundraising activities for the annual Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal. 

Monday, 24 November 2014
Works starts at Countdown Vogeltown

Countdown is pleased to confirm work is starting on Countdown Vogeltown, located on Hori Street, New Plymouth, which will create up to 80 jobs in the city and engage dozens of building and construction companies.

Monday, 24 November 2014
Nominate someone to have a Cracker Christmas

Countdown stores around the country are calling out for people to nominate a deserving individual or family to receive $500 of groceries to make Christmas a little easier this year.

Friday, 21 November 2014
Cheap water locks in more jobs

From tomorrow Countdown is locking down the price of water to less than 42c a bottle, with a new 600ml Signature Range 24 pack available for just $10.

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Supermarket looks to the future as case closed

Today the Commerce Commission announced it has closed its investigation into Woolworths New Zealand Limited having found no evidence to support false allegations made under Parliamentary Privilege earlier this year, or in any of the other matters investigated.

Monday, 17 November 2014
Countdown launches Christmas Food Rescue Appeal

Countdown today begins its annual Christmas Food Rescue Appeal to help the growing number of New Zealanders who have registered for food assistance.

Monday, 17 November 2014
Inaugural Countdown Trolley Report unpacks shoppers’ changing behaviour

Countdown has today launched its inaugural Countdown Trolley Report, a detailed analysis of New Zealand food and grocery trends based on the 2.7 million Kiwis who shop at Countdown each week.

Friday, 7 November 2014
Recall of Chevron 4 and 6 Outlet Power Boards with Surge Protection

Countdown has issued a precautionary recall of Chevron 4 (model WH-4PBS) and Chevron 6 (model WH-6PBS) Outlet Power Boards with Surge Protection, with a 3 metre lead.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014
New Countdown Bureta Park fuels local job creation

Countdown has opened a new store in the Tauranga suburb of Otumoetai, creating 63 new jobs as part of its 95-strong team.

Monday, 3 November 2014
Countdown brings fresh approach to insurance market

In a first for New Zealand supermarkets, Countdown is launching a range of simple, great value personal insurance products to help Kiwis protect their loved ones and themselves.