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.
News and media releases
The latest news and media releases.
Countdown to go plastic shopping bag free on Waiheke Island
Countdown has today announced it will be going plastic shopping bag free on Waiheke Island from 23 May 2016.
Doors open at Countdown Redwoodtown
Countdown’s new Redwoodtown store has been officially opened today by Marlborough Mayor Alistair Sowman.
Countdown’s own brand evolution
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.
Countdown customers love organics
Today Organics Aotearoa New Zealand released their Organics Market Report 2016, showing Kiwis are buying more organic product, a trend reflected by Countdown customers.
Countdown and Disney conjure up creativity through latest collectible craze: Countdown and Disney team up once again to bring classic stories to life through the new collectible range, Disney Movie Stars.
Countdown’s latest collectible range, Disney Movie Stars, takes Kiwi kids on a magical journey through popular Disney animated films.
More than $38,000 raised for Oxfam
Countdown and Countdown customers have raised more than $38,000 for Oxfam’s Cyclone Winston Appeal.
Waikato stores now recycling plastic bags
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.
Health Star Rating roll out supported by Countdown
Countdown is supporting the Health Promotion Agency's campaign to better inform customers about the Health Star Rating system.
Countdown food basket price drops 2.7%: Statistics NZ Food Price Index shows food prices down 0.5 per cent since February 2015
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.