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KFC opening 24 hours to meet increased demand

7 September 2011

KFC opening 24 hours to meet increased demand

KFC is extending its trading hours at key stores around the country from tomorrow.

Ten high-traffic stores will move to 24-hour trading for the seven weeks from Thursday 8 September. The 24-hour trading will apply from Thursday to Sunday and is limited to drive or walk-through only.

The KFC stores with extended trading hours include: Quay St, Balmoral and Ponsonby in Auckland, Hamilton North Mall and Frankton in Hamilton, Hornby in Christchurch, New Plymouth, Kent Terrace in Wellington, Dunedin South and Dee St in Invercargill.

Selected other KFC stores will also be open until 12pm midnight.

For a full list of store hours, go to or

KFC in New Zealand
New Zealand’s first KFC restaurant opened in Auckland in 1971 serving the Colonel’s Original Recipe chicken. Today, KFC has 98 stores and more than 2,700 staff nationwide, offering great tasting, fresh chicken that keeps customers coming back.

KFC is part of the Restaurant Brands Group. Restaurant Brands NZ Limited is listed on the NZ stock exchange and also operates the Pizza Hut and Starbucks brands in this country.


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