COVID-19 ALERT LEVELS 2 & 3

During this heightened period of alertness, our laboratories are all continuing to operate ‘business as usual’. We will keep you updated if there any changes to our service. Stay safe no matter where you are.

New ownership . .

This is to notify you that as of Tuesday 4 August, Healthscope has entered into a binding agreement to sell its New Zealand pathology business, Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG), to the NZ Super Fund and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) who will each take a 50 percent stake. While the sale contract has been […]

ANZAC day lab closures

All of our laboratories will be closed on Saturday April 25 and Monday April 27 to commemorate ANZAC Day.  We recommend you do not send samples by overnight courier on Friday night as they might not be in a suitable condition for testing on Tuesday.  If you do send samples, please ensure you include an ice […]

Easter hours & reduced Saturday service

All of our laboratories will be closed over the entire Easter long weekend.  Please avoid sending samples overnight on Thursday 9 April as they will not be in a suitable condition for testing when the laboratory reopens on Tuesday. Stay safe and enjoy your long weekend. NOTE: Due to the decreased number of submissions during […]

Service Update – COVID-19

During this COVID-19 crisis, we will be making changes to testing and services as required in order to minimise the impact of COVID-19 on staff and help reduce the spread, as well as continue to provide you with a high level of service.  We will keep you updated with changes as and when required. We […]

COVID-19 posters for your work-space

Did you know the Ministry of Health has a bunch of fabulous online resources including posters available on their website? So if you haven’t already, check them out and put up a poster or two in your work-placeto remind people about how to protect themselves and others during this tricky time. This one covers a […]

Otago anniversary opening hours

Our Dunedin laboratory will be closed on Monday 23 March for the regional holiday, but will be open normal hours on Saturday. Enjoy your long weekend and travel safely if you are heading out of town. If you have any questions or require any further information, please feel free to contact us at anytime.

Waitangi day laboratory closures

Our laboratory will be closed on Thursday 6 February for Waitangi day.  Please note: Any samples sent on Wednesday via overnight courier will not be delivered to the laboratory until Friday.  Given the very warm temperatures currently being experienced nationwide, the samples may not be suitable for testing on receipt. If you do send samples, […]

Christmas / New Year opening hours

Our Dunedin laboratory will be open right up until Christmas day, but is closed on the statutory holidays.  We will be open normal business hours for the remainder of the working days during the festive season with the exceptions noted below. *+ CHRISTMAS WEEK Monday Dec 23 – OPEN Tuesday Dec 24 – OPEN Wednesday Dec 25 […]

Labour weekend opening hours

Our laboratory will be closed for the day on Monday October 28 for Labour day, but will be open normal hours on Saturday 26 October. Please note:· We do not recommend you courier your samples to the laboratory overnight on Saturday October 26 as they will not be delivered to us until the following Tuesday.  On […]