Famous US bulk store Costco is coming to NZ

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Move over Gilmours - US giant bulk retailer Costco is coming to New Zealand.

The discount retail store will set up shop in Auckland's northwest mall Westgate, where it will offer everything from groceries to glasses.

Spanning 14,000 square metres (roughly the size of two rugby fields) The Westgate warehouse will include a Costco fuel station, tyre centre, food court, optometrists, hearing aid services along with groceries and homewares. 

Construction of the new site will cost $90 million with an estimated 350 full-time jobs to be created.

Michelle Keighley