Which Countdown rat are you?

Posted 4:19pm Sunday 25th February 2024 by Jodie Evans

Everyone and their mother are talking about the Countdown rats - those “unsanitary” intruders scurrying across the deli salad and whipping up an ODT storm. But have you stopped to consider how the rats feel? Perhaps each rat has its own complex life, just like yours. They, too, drink way Read more...

Countdown Central Declares They Hate Self-Expression

Posted 10:06pm Tuesday 18th July 2023 by Remy the Rat

After years of allowing them to exist on the Moray Place side of Countdown, the supermarket has finally decided to purge the wall of its posters.    Posters promoting local events and gigs, activism and art were common here. The postering spot was the largest stretch in the city, as Read more...

Egg Sales Spike During O Week

Posted 5:13pm Saturday 6th March 2021 by Callan George

There was a “small spike in egg sales” during O Week, thanks to the long-held tradition of egging freshers. A Countdown spokesperson said that they saw “a small spike in egg sales at our Dunedin stores over Orientation Week”. However, they encourage people to think Read more...

You Can Count On Us To Keep Workplace Gender Identity Issues Down

Posted 10:55am Sunday 14th May 2017 by Joel MacManus

Countdown supermarkets have garnered praise from LGBT support organisations after releasing a new policy to support employees transitioning between genders. The policy, which has been introduced at all Countdown supermarkets, distribution centres, processing plants, and support offices allows for Read more...

Central Countdown in the Crap

Posted 10:39am Sunday 30th August 2015 by Joe Higham

Central Dunedin’s Countdown store has been handed a three-day ban on selling alcohol as a result of selling illegally discounted drinks on two separate occasions earlier this year. The ban will run from 7–10 September. The store, located on Cumberland Street, was caught out after Read more...

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