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News and updates

Find out the latest updates and news from our stores, our people and our communities.


PAK’nSAVE once again proves commitment to low, low prices in latest mystery Shop Off 

October 2023. Customers are continuing to save money at the checkout on their weekly shop at their local PAK’nSAVE based on results of their latest Shop Off, a mystery shop to compare a real typical weekly shopping list of a shopper at their local PAK’nSAVE and CountdownRead more. 


PAK’nSAVE Extends 'PAK Your Pantry' to Support Cyclone-Affected Esk Valley Community & Announces Long Term Plan for Addressing Food Insecurity in the Hawke’s Bay

August 2023. In the aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle, the PAK’nSAVE grocers from across the North Island set up a community support program called 'PAK Your Pantry'. Recognising the practical, hands-on support delivered by Esk Valley Community Hub, PAK’nSAVE has provided support via its PAK Your Pantry program. Read more


Warkworth Welcomes New $46 Million PAK'nSAVE

Foodstuffs North Island, the 101-year-old New Zealand owned co-operative behind PAK’nSAVE, New World and Four Square stores across the North Island, is proud to announce the opening of PAK’nSAVE Warkworth. Read more.


Who’s the fairest of them all? PAK’nSAVE ranks number one for fairness in Aotearoa 

Friday 16 June 2023: PAK’nSAVE and New World have been recognised as leaders in fairness and responsibility in the latest Kantar Reputation Index, released today.

PAK’nSAVE has been named New Zealand's leading company for fairness for the ninth year in a row and has placed within the top three performing companies in Aotearoa. And New World ranked in the top five of the country’s responsibility leaders, and secured 14th spot overall in the top 20 index. Read more.


Introducing the Savey Meal-bot – PAK’nSAVE latest greatest way to help save you money 

8 June 2023. PAK’nSAVE is helping customers become even more savey with the Savey Meal-bot, an easy-to-use webtool that uses the latest in stick-innovation to create recipes out of food you already have at home. Using the magic of AI, the Savey Meal-bot generates an easy-to-make recipe that uses ingredients that might otherwise be thrown away, along with a few basic pantry staples that most kiwis have at home.  Read more


Named the most trusted supermarket for the 12th year in a row

Monday 24 May 2023. PAK’nSAVE has been named the country's most trusted supermarket for the 12th year in a row. Read more.


Cyclone Gabrielle Impact updates

Stores are open – times may temporarily change - please check your local store's Facebook page for updates and please buy only what you need for 2-3 days. Our priority is always to keep our teams and customers safe – take care. Read more.



NZ egg supply

Dec 2022. You may notice may not be able to get the eggs you usually buy, there’s shelf limits, or temporary out of stocks. Read more.


Are you, or a member of your household, allergic to peanuts? 

3 Dec 2022. Due to a supplier packaging error, some packets of Pams Finest Decadent Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies may contain peanuts. Read more.


PAK’nSAVE says no to collectibles reinforcing commitment to low prices all year round

28 October 2022. No kids toys at PAK’nSAVE this Christmas as the no-frills brand continues to say no to collectable marketing campaigns. Read more.


PAK’nSAVE Shop Offs continue to win out with real savings for real people 

26 October 2022. Over the years PAK’nSAVE has regularly reinforced its commitment to low prices with its Shop Offs. Working with an independent mystery shopper agency Aotearoa’s Fairest Supermarket*, regularly enlists shoppers from across the country to complete their weekly shop, first at their local PAK’nSAVE and then at Countdown. Read more.


PAK’nSAVE extends Price Rollback to help customers save more millions 

With food price increases at record levels globally and household budgets under continued pressure, PAK’nSAVE introduced the Price Rollback initiative in May 2022, rolling back the prices of 110+ of the most shopped products, to the prices they were a year ago. Read more.


PAK’nSAVE Ranked New Zealand’s Fairest Company

17 June 2022. PAK’nSAVE has been recognised as NZ’s leading company for Fairness and one of the top 5 performing companies in the 2022 Kantar Corporate Reputation Index. Read more.


Stickman calls on ‘real world’ friends to help set the record straight on quality

23 June 2022. Stickman, who usually loves having all the attention to himself, is happily sharing the screen with his first real-life co-star in a vibrant new campaign to myth bust and celebrate PAK’nSAVE’s top quality fresh fruit, veges, meat and seafood. Read more.


Brand new PAK'nSAVE store for Warkworth locals.

9 August 2022. PAK’nSAVE Warkworth is due to open in mid-2023, with Foodstuffs North Island investing over $40 million in the project, taking it from the planning stages to completion. Read more.