News & Communications

ANZAC day closures

Most of our collection centres are closed over the public holidays, but lists of those open can be found below

School holiday hours

Please see the attached schedule for some collection centre closures during the school holidays 13-28 April.

Easter weekend closures

Most of our collection centres are closed on the Easter public holidays, but a list of open centres can be found here.

Warkworth temporary operating hours

Due to operational requirements with the closure of SH1 Brynderwyn Hills, the Warkworth collection centre will temporarily close at 4pm from 26 February until 12 May 2024. The closest alternative collection centre is J/1 Cammish Lane, Orewa, opening hours are 07.00 – 16.45hrs. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Scope: February 2024

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Labtests is now Awanui Labs 

On 1 February we changed the name of our organisation from Labtests to Awanui Labs. Moving to become Awanui Labs is a significant milestone for our organisation and represents the nationwide network we are part of. Our new name brings all eight laboratory brands from in our network, from Northland to Southland, together under a […]

New Ranui collection centre

We are excited to announce the opening of our newly relocated Ranui collection centre. In response to the valuable feedback we’ve received from the community, we are dedicated to providing you with an improved and more convenient experience. To ensure we can serve you without delay, we have permanently relocated our Ranui Collection centre to […]

Upgrade to Laboratory information system

We are upgrading our Laboratory Information System and here is how it will affect referrers. From 17 February 2024, Awanui Labs – Auckland (Formerly Labtests) will be going live with upgrades to its Laboratory Information System (LIS). This is part of a nationwide initiative that will refresh our existing LIS. Not only does this upgrade […]

Waitangi day

Most of our collection centres will be closed on Tuesday 6 February for Waitangi Day. The open collection centres can be found here.

Auckland anniversary day

Most of our collection centres will be closed on Monday 29 January for the anniversary day public holiday. However, you can find details of the centres that will be open here. Enjoy the long weekend.