News and media releases

The latest news and media releases.

Countdown has been recognised as a Good Business Egg, winning the Health and Wellbeing category at last night’s Business and Community Shares’ (BACS) annual awards.

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Countdown has today announced it will be going plastic shopping bag free on Waiheke Island from 23 May 2016.

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Countdown’s new Redwoodtown store has been officially opened today by Marlborough Mayor Alistair Sowman.

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Countdown is refreshing its own brand range to make it easier for Kiwi shoppers to choose quality products they can trust at low prices every day.

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Today Organics Aotearoa New Zealand released their Organics Market Report 2016, showing Kiwis are buying more organic product, a trend reflected by Countdown customers.

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Countdown’s latest collectible range, Disney Movie Stars, takes Kiwi kids on a magical journey through popular Disney animated films.

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Countdown and Countdown customers have raised more than $38,000 for Oxfam’s Cyclone Winston Appeal.

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Following the success of a trial in Auckland, ten Countdown stores in and around Hamilton are now participating in the industry-led Soft Plastics Recycling Programme.

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Countdown is supporting the Health Promotion Agency's campaign to better inform customers about the Health Star Rating system.

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The downward trend in food prices is continuing, with Countdown data showing a decrease of 2.7 per cent in the year to February 2016.

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