News & events

  • Bring Your Own Containers FAQs

    Posted 16 May 2019
    Our North Island customers are pretty excited about BYO containers coming soon to our stores and have asked us a whole bunch of really good questions. Here we go with some answers. We’ll update this page as more come in.
  • Bring Your Own Containers

    Posted 13 May 2019
    Now you can save the planet while you’re saving your hard earned cash. BYO containers are now welcome at North Island PAK'nSAVE stores! Bring your own clean, leak-proof containers to use at our butchery, seafood, bakery and delicatessen counters. It’s just one of the loads of things we’re doing to reduce waste and look after New Zealand.
  • Fighting for fair – PAK'nSAVE customers are winning every day, but they’re not the only ones.

    Posted 12 Apr 2019
    “The fact New Zealanders have nominated PAK'nSAVE as the second most reputable brand in New Zealand in the Colmar Brunton Corporate Reputation Index, means we’re honouring our commitment to them and they’re rewarding us with their custom. We’re humbled,” says Dominic Quin, GM Marketing and Customer Experience, Foodstuffs NZ.
  • PAK'nSAVE steps up to help the Auckland City Mission this Christmas

    Posted 20 Dec 2018
    We’re giving $15,000 to the Auckland City Mission
  • Looking after our patch: people, community and planet

    By Foodstuffs
    Posted 14 Dec 2018
    Foodstuffs gives back to New Zealand in so many ways; whether directly through millions of dollars of donations, as an employer of more than 30,000 New Zealanders, as a partner to thousands of businesses, or as kaitiaki or guardian of our environment.
  • At the foot of the Remarkables, PAK'n SAVE Queenstown electrifies our vehicles

    Posted 30 May 2018
    Minister for Energy and Resources, the Hon Dr Megan Woods unveiled the latest in electric vehicle charging at PAK'nSAVE Queenstown today. With a nationwide focus on reducing our reliance on fossil fuels, this high-speed charger is another link in a chain which is fast becoming the norm and is many times more extensive than in Australia.
  • Foodstuffs – why we’re not using ‘compostable’ bags

    Posted 25 May 2018
    Foodstuffs (New World, PAK'nSAVE and Four Square supermarkets) will not be making compostable grocery bags available to customers as they are not in line with our approach. We believe these bags are not an option for the New Zealand environment.
  • Getting New Zealand ready for no single-use plastic bags at the checkout

    Posted 7 May 2018
    Last year New Zealanders said loud and clear they want to get rid of single-use plastic bags at the checkout. Well, we’re joining in and they’ll be gone from PAK'nSAVE checkouts too. We’re going reusable!
  • PAK'nSAVE takes $2 deals to a whole new level – providing a community centre to Kaitaia youth for a single gold coin

    By PAK'nSAVE
    Posted 10 Apr 2018
    The site of the former PAK’nSAVE supermarket in Commerce St, Kaitaia, is destined to become a much needed work and meeting space for local youth; all for a $2 investment by the newly formed Kaitaia Youth Centre.
  • How to Feed a Superkid

    Posted 28 Jan 2018
    Healthy nutrition is vital for our children to reach their potential. What they eat and drink will have a huge impact on the rest of their life. Building a SuperKid with good nutrition takes practice and we can all do with a few more tips and tricks.
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