About

Welcome! A visit to one of our stores is a 'must do'. We're the trusted 'Kiwi' grocery retailer providing New Zealand communities with a service that is second to none.

With over 280 stores across the country, we can keep you stocked up with a range of groceries, fresh produce, meat, chilled beer and wines and a friendly smile!

So whether you're keeping it local, or on tour, we're here to make it easy for you. Become a local, and shop where all Kiwis love to shop. 

Always welcome. Always local.

Always Four Square.

Old 4 Square Logos

About Four Square

History

View the History recipeThe household name Four Square emerged in the 1920s out of the Foodstuffs grocery buying co-operative. Foodstuffs' founder, Mr J Heaton Barker, became concerned at the activities of the grocery chain stores of the day that were making life very difficult for independent grocers in Auckland.

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Cheeky Charlie

View the Cheeky Charlie recipeDuring the 1950s the Foodstuffs advertising department designed the famous Four Square man, or Charlie as he is more affectionately known.

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FAQs

Do we have a sponsorship program? How can you own a Four Square? Find the answers to these questions and more here.

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Careers

The grocery industry is a diverse and challenging place to work, and choosing a career in this field can be very rewarding.

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Gift Cards

View the Gift Cards recipeFour Square Gift Cards are the perfect gift for friends and relatives, allowing them to choose exactly what products they want at their local Four Square. They are easy to post and more durable than paper vouchers.

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Community

View the Community recipeWith a strong provincial presence throughout New Zealand, Four Square is committed to being a positive force in our local communities.

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They would stand 'Four Square' to all the winds that blew - J Heaton Barker

Did You Know?

Each year New Zealanders consume approximately 22-23 litres of ice cream per person

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