Countdown is New Zealand’s leading supermarket brand, serving more than 2.7 million customers every week. 

Our team is committed to providing our customers with consistent choice, value and convenience. Every interaction with our team involve friendly responsive service so they’ll enjoy the best overall shopping experience and we become their favourite food store.

Our team across New Zealand work in a number of different roles. They form our nationwide network of over 180 stores. They provide operational and corporate support from key locations around the country. They form part of the logistics team who ensure our stores receive deliveries and they operate our processing plants to maintain the highest standards for the products being supplied.

Countdown ensures everyone counts by providing opportunities to every team member, to ensure they have personal and career growth during their time with us.  

Countdown wants to ensure you are eating well for less.

Ensuring a fresh quality range, maintaining competitive prices, providing great specials and keeping hundreds of items on price lockdown assists us to do this for you.  We want to this to be your inspiration to create meals, which bring people together and provide you with warm memories.

Continually looking at ways to provide convenience, quality and top level service to our customers, our support team work tirelessly to ensure we are at the forefront of innovation to implement systems and service to enhance our customers experience with us and to ensure we are their favourite food store.

While we’re known as Countdown, we form part of Woolworths New Zealand, a subsidiary of the publicly-listed Australian company, Woolworths Limited. In addition to Countdown, Woolworths New Zealand is also the franchise co-ordinator for the Fresh Choice and SuperValue banner groups.