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Monday, 14 March 2016
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.

Friday, 11 March 2016
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.

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Countdown and Kaivolution team up in Hamilton

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.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016
Charity Golf Day raises over $147,000 for Alzheimers Auckland

Countdown’s annual Suppliers Charity Golf Day has successfully raised more than $147,000 for Alzheimers Auckland, to help them provide support for people living with dementia and their carers.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016
Kiwis set to eat 11 million hot cross buns: Millions of hot cross buns and chocolate eggs expected to fly off shelves this Easter

Kiwis have munched on more than three million hot cross buns so far this year, with Countdown expecting to sell at least eight million more throughout the Easter period.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016
Recall of Signature Range Chocolate Ice Cream 2L

Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Signature Range Chocolate Ice Cream 2L with a best before date of 10 February 2018, sold in all North Island Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores.

Monday, 29 February 2016
Countdown congratulates Just Zilch on new home

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

Thursday, 25 February 2016
Donate to Oxfam’s Cyclone Winston Appeal at Countdown

From today, Thursday 25 February, Countdown customers can donate to the Oxfam New Zealand Cyclone Winston Appeal for Fiji and Tonga at any Countdown store across the country.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Countdown welcomes 2016 Graduate intake

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.

Friday, 12 February 2016
Food prices remain cheaper than a year ago

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.