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Countdown launches food foundation to help Kiwis stay fed

Food for Good foundation launched to combat rising food inequality.

Zero-waste grocers form new association

Sustain Aotearoa wants to increase the prevalence of zero-waste grocers in NZ.


Restaurant Brands suffers severe sales drop in New Zealand

New Zealand sales fell by $45 million during the lockdown period.


Restaurants flout social distancing rules as in-store service returns

Union slams industry for “compromising safety for profit”.


Online grocery jumped 42 per cent in March: BNZ

Additionally, spending on pharmacy and cosmetics rose 10 per cent, and electronics rose 7 per cent.

Image of a DC3 plane at the McDonald's in Taupo, New Zealand.

Maccas mayhem as NZ ends lockdown

Kiwis lined up before dawn to purchase McDonald’s after Level 4 restrictions eased today.

“We see COVID-19 as a time to do good, rather than do well”: Domino’s

The QSR chain outlines the steps it has taken to serve customers and staff in the current climate.

Thousands of free meals to go out to frontline hospital workers from today

Up to 3000 meals will be sent out across the North Island.

How Countdown will change in lockdown

Supermarket details the changes coming to stores amid lockdown.

Food delivery, non-essential stores to close under lockdown

Still unclear whether non-essential businesses can sell online after midnight tonight.

Food retailers urged to adapt to survive isolated customers

Food retailers are being urged to adapt to survive the social isolation measures Kiwis are taking on.

Retailers react to online price gouging, panic buying

Trade Me enacts new emergency policy, and Countdown urges shoppers to be thoughtful.

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