New World news

New World news

rsz_screen_shot_2015-10-23_at_124308_pmFoodstuffs North Island Ltd is pleased to announce that construction of the new New World in Te Kuiti is set to start this month.

“It is very exciting for us to start construction of the new store,” says Angela Bull, General Manager Property Development, Foodstuffs North Island Ltd. “The current New World in Te Kuiti has served the local community incredibly well for over 50 years but it is now time for a new store. The new store will be of the latest building design, with plenty of natural light, a great fresh food offer and in a convenient location for the community.”

Mark Brittenden, the owner-operator of New World Te Kuiti is looking forward to opening the new store, and providing the community with an even better food and grocery offer. “The new supermarket will be a great store,” says Brittenden. “The community have been so supportive and patient as we have worked through the design and details of the new store.  The team and I can’t wait to bring a new, modern fresh food and grocery offer to Te Kuiti with all the great service you expect from New World.”

The new World is located at 41-43 Rora Street and will be 2,470 square metres in size. The new store will provide 141 car parks and is expected to open in the third quarter of 2016.


New World Pioneer to get a facelift

Foodstuffs North Island Ltd will soon also start work to upgrade New World Pioneer, located on 179-197 Main Street, Takaro, Palmerston North. “The planned upgrade of New World Pioneer will see improvements to both the inside and outside of the supermarket,” says Angela Bull, Foodstuffs North Island General Manager Property Development. “The project includes a ‘facelift’ to the outside and improvements to the inside providing our customers with a more modern and brighter store to do their weekly shop in.”

The exterior of New World Pioneer will be repainted, and changes to the inside will see the entrance area modernised, including an upgrade to the café. Improvements within the store will mean wider aisles, an increased fresh foods offer and a full upgrade of the interior décor.

Owner-operator Darrin Wong is excited about the investment in the store. “We can’t wait for our customers to see the finished product so that we can offer our customers an even better shopping experience,” says Wong.

Work on the upgrade to New World Pioneer will start this month.  During this time the store will remain open, and staff will make sure customers can do all their shopping in a safe and convenient environment.

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