Supermarket Chains in Auckland
19 locations throughout Greater Auckland
Open 7 Days — Store Hours vary by location
New World is arguably New Zealand’s most upscale supermarket, boasting the widest selection of gourmet and specialty foods, imported and domestic cheeses, deli and dairy products, beer and wine along with a huge range of traditional grocery items. International offerings include Indian, Asian, South Asian, South African and a limited selection of Mexican foods. The store carries a wide selection of kitchen items and some branches carry some small appliances. Prices can be a few cents higher than other stores, but the store runs specials and promotions on many items. New World participates in the Fly Buys reward system. No online shopping option as each store has an individual franchisee owner.
http://shop.countdown.co.nz/ (for online shopping)
http://www.progressive.co.nz (for other info)
36 locations in Greater Auckland
Open 7 Days — Store Hours vary by location and include some 24-hour locations
Countdown is is a large, well-stocked supermarket with a large selection of fresh foods and grocery items and some kitchenware. Countdown stocks a medium-sized range of domestic and imported beer and wine, a few gourmet and specialty food items, and international foods from India and Asia. Countdown also rewards their shoppers through the OneCard programme.
12 locations throughout Greater Auckland
Open 7 Days – 8AM – 10PM
PAK’nSAVE is a large, food-warehouse-style supermarket that claims to offer New Zealand’s lowest food prices. The setting is no-frills, shopping bags are only provided for a fee, and customers pack their own bags. Beyond that, PAK’nSAVE stocks all the basic items you would find at a traditional New Zealand grocery store, in traditional sizes and quantities. PAK’nSAVE carries fresh produce and meats and a medium-sized selection of beer and wine, as well as a basic range of Asian and Indian grocery items. They also have a small selection of cooking and kitchenware, and occasionally feature a single small appliance, such as a toaster or blender.