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

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.

The Scope: February 2024

In this issue you will find: Please find the latest edition of our newsletter here >>

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.

Festive season opening hours

Some of our collection centres are closed during the festive season and others are operating reduced hours. Please find details of all collection centre opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period here. NOTE: All collection centres will close at 4.00pm (or earlier if normal closing time is before 4pm) during all of January. […]

Labour day opening hours

Most of our collection centres are closed on Labour day (Monday 23 October), but you can find a list of the centres that are open here. Enjoy your long weekend and travel safely if you are heading away.