Press releases

Countdown’s Food Rescue programme is teaming up with Hamilton food rescue charity, Kaivolution. This latest partnership will focus on the collection of fresh food in Hamilton, to help Kiwis in need.

Countdown’s Palmerston North Food Rescue partner, Just Zilch, has officially opened their new food bank premises on Featherston Street.

Eleven of New Zealand’s next generation of retail leaders have taken their first few steps into the retail world, with Countdown’s Graduate programme.

The Food Price Index released by Statistics NZ shows that food prices are cheaper than they were a year ago, which is also reflected by Countdown's own data.

Woolworths Food Group today announced that Dave Chambers will return to the role of Managing Director of Woolworths New Zealand.

Countdown has today released its inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report, detailing its progress with charitable and environmental commitments over the past financial year.

The Countdown Corporate Responsibility Report for 30 June 2014 – 28 June 2015, illustrates the business’ support for local communities as well as its dedication to improving the environmental impact of its business.