Consumer information

Countdown is recalling Halloween Flashing tumbler (Article number 478646) sold in Countdown stores nationwide from 19 September to 28 October 2016.

As part of the retail industry’s pledge under the Government’s Obesity Action Plan, Countdown has today announced its health and nutrition targets.

Newly released data shows Countdown prices were 1.2 per cent lower in June versus the same time last year.

Countdown is encouraging customers to leave messages of support for the New Zealand Olympic team at Countdown stores around the country in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Newly released data shows food prices from Countdown’s Basket of 100 continue to drop, with a 0.9 per cent decrease in May 2016 versus the same time last year.

There is just one week to go until Countdown goes plastic shopping bag free on Waiheke Island.


Countdown customers will be able to redeem their fuel dockets issued after 1 August at BP and Caltex sites nationwide, thanks to a new partnership with AA Smartfuel.

Food prices continue on a downward trend with Countdown data showing a decrease of 0.8 per cent in April 2016 versus last year.

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

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.