Herne Bay locals now have a fresh, new grocery shopping destination on their doorstep, with the opening of Countdown’s fourth Metro store on the corner of Kelmarna Ave and Jervois Road earlier today.
News and media releases
The latest news and media releases.
Media & Government enquiries
Woolworths New Zealand starts work on opening up wholesale grocery supply
Woolworths NZ is starting work on opening up wholesale grocery supply, with other retailers or organisations who might be interested in buying from them encouraged to register their information online.
Statement from Woolworths NZ re: Government's response to the Commerce Commission's market study
To be attributed to Spencer Sonn, Managing Director, Woolworths New Zealand
Balclutha, there’s a new kid in town! New Countdown delivers jobs, competition and innovative services
Balclutha residents will spoilt for supermarket choice, with the new, state-of-the-art Countdown Balclutha opening today, after 12 months of construction. The $18 million dollar development has also created over 80 new jobs for the community and is the first Countdown for the area.
$50,000 of funding up for grabs for students to combat climate change
Countdown is putting its annual call out for innovative, climate change focussed projects as it launches its fourth year of Growing for Good grants. The funding is centred on the biggest crises facing the planet, and this year applications are open to secondary schools for the first time ever.
Countdown recalls Woolworths Choc Berry Mix 400g
Countdown has issued a recall for two batches of Woolworths Choc Berry Mix 400g due to the presence of milk, which was not included in the on-pack ingredients list.
Great new grocery store for Greville with opening of Countdown Greville Road
Residents on Auckland’s North Shore now have a brand new Countdown supermarket to enjoy with the latest store, Countdown Greville Road, opening earlier today.
Buns, choccy and maybe a roast - how Kiwis are celebrating Easter this year
Kiwis will be enjoying some traditional - and not so traditional - fare to celebrate Easter this year. While the Easter Bunny is getting a helping hand with Kiwis snapping up Easter classics like chocolate eggs and hot cross buns early, there’s also a noticeable trend this year for ‘traditional with a twist’.
Countdown welcomes modern slavery legislation proposals
Countdown has welcomed the start of a public consultation on potential legislation that could change the lives of people working in modern slavery and exploitative conditions both locally and around the world.