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News and updates

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


PAK'nSAVE Papanui set to open ahead of Easter

21 February 2024. Foodstuffs South Island is excited to be bringing a brand new standalone PAK’nSAVE store to the community of Papanui in time for Easter 2024. The store will replace PAK’nSAVE Northlands, located just over 2km away in Northlands Mall, which will be closing just ahead of the opening of the new store. Read more.


PAK’nSAVE Rangiora gifts refurbished electric walkie stacker to help feed the community

January 2024. PAK’nSAVE Rangiora owner operators James and Catherine Flanagan have donated a fully refurbished electric walkie stacker forklift to Satisfy Food Rescue, supporting their efforts to provide surplus food to the community. Read more


Ham-azing! PAK’nSAVE’s Savey Meal-bot gets a Christmassy update

December 2023. PAK’nSAVE’s Savey Meal-bot, an online recipe generator that helps people reduce their food waste and save money, has added Christmas leftovers just in time for the festive season to make sure nothing goes to waste this Christmas. Read more.


Owner-Operators farewell PAK’nSAVE Invercargill after 31 Years

December 2023. It was a very different world in 1992 when Bryan and Anne Dobson first took the reins as owner-operators of PAK’nSAVE Invercargill, one of only two PAK’nSAVE stores in the South Island at the time. Bryan and Anne are beginning the process of passing PAK’nSAVE Invercargill on to the incoming new owners – Brent and Nicola Prue, the former owners of New World Hokitika. Read more



Nivesh Nitendra Wins $12,000 PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe Scholarship

December 2023. Waiuku College student Niviesh Nitendra has won the 2023 PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe Scholarship. The impressive recipient will put the $12,000 scholarship fund towards studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences at The University of Auckland. Read more.


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 Countdown. Read 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.