Getting New Zealand ready for supermarkets without single-use plastic bags at the checkout

Last year New World started the debate around plastic bags, and New Zealanders overwhelmingly expressed their desire to get rid of single-use plastic bags at the checkout.  But, are we ready as a nation to go cold turkey on bags by the end of the year?

  • 11.04.2016

    New World Milford Getting Ready To Open

    The scaffolding is being packed away and the finishing touches are being completed on New World Milford, as the eagerly anticipated replacement supermarket gets ready to re-open on Tuesday 3 May at 8.15am.  

  • 11.04.2016

    New Zealand’s largest Retail Food Show delivers up a mouth-watering event

    Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds was filled with the glorious aromas and mouth-watering sights of the annual Foodstuffs New Zealand Trade Expo. From Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 April, ASB Showgrounds was home to hundreds of supermarket suppliers showing everything from the latest supermarket equipment through to delicious deli delicacies.

  • 05.04.2016

    Pams supports The Great NZ Baking Book.

    Following on from the huge success of the Great New Zealand Cookbook, this year PAMS is supporting the launch of the Great New Zealand Baking Book. Celebrity chefs and bakers from around the country have lent their favourite baking recipes to this delightful book with proceeds going towards the charity, KidsCan.


  • 23.02.2016

    Work commences on New World Papakura

    Work has commenced on the latest New World store at the corner of East Street and Wood Street in Papakura, which means shoppers can look forward to a brand new supermarket in the not too distant future.

  • 22.02.2016

    Thousands of bottles of beer and cider are chilled and ready for judging

    More than 4000 bottles and cans of beer and cider have been transported, stacked and packed into Wellington’s Westpac Stadium, in preparation for the second New World Beer & Cider Awards judging on 23-24 February.

  • 18.02.2016

    PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe refurbishment set to begin

    Foodstuffs North Island Limited is pleased to announce the refurbishment of PAK’nSAVE Pukekohe, on the corner of Queen and Harris Streets, Pukekohe. The refurbishment is due to commence on site in late June.

  • 18.02.2016

    Four Square breaks ground in West Melton

    Foodstuffs is thrilled to announce to the West Melton community that construction of the new Four Square is well on track with the store planning to open in the third quarter of this year.

  • 16.12.2015

    Entries now open for New World Beer & Cider Awards

    Entries are now open for the 2016 New World Beer & Cider Awards.  Breweries, large and small, are encouraged to enter and compete in this unique celebration of great beer and cider from New Zealand and around the world.  

  • 15.12.2015

    New World Milford to open April 2016

    Foodstuffs North Island has today announced that the replacement New World Milford will open in April 2016.  The brand new store is currently under construction on Kitchener Road, Milford, after the old store was demolished in March 2015. 

  • 10.12.2015

    Beehive Shaved Ham Family Pack 200g product recall alert

    Foodstuffs North Island is following normal recall procedures and is working with the supplier. 

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