Countdown Manukau’s low-sensory Quiet Hour

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Countdown Manukau’s low-sensory Quiet Hour

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Countdown stores across New Zealand* including Countdown Westfield Manukau have been successfully offering customers a low-sensory Quiet Hour every Wednesday from 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

Countdown’s Quiet Hours have been developed with the support of Autism New Zealand and offers customers a time to shop in Countdown’s stores that is easy on the eyes and ears by reducing noise, lighting and other distractions in-store.

Lighting throughout the store is reduced, in-store radio is turned off, checkout volumes are lowered, trolley collection and shelf-stocking is kept to a bare minimum, and there are no PA announcements except in emergencies.

Do you know someone with sensory needs that would benefit from shopping during Quiet Hour?

Low-sensory Quiet Hour is held every Wednesday from 2.30pm to 3.30pm at Westfield Manukau - Spread the news.

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