King’s birthday weekend

All of our collection centres will be closed on Monday June 3 for the King’s birthday public holiday.


Our collection centres will be closed on Thursday 25 April for the ANZAC day public holiday.

Easter Weekend

Please note that all Awanui Labs collection centres are closed on Good Friday (29 March) and Easter Monday (1 April). Collection centres that normally open on Saturdays will be open on the weekend.

Northland Pathology is now Awanui Labs

Northland Pathology changed their name to Awanui Labs on Wednesday 20 March. 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 unified Aotearoa New […]

Upgrade to Laboratory Information System

We are upgrading our Laboratory Information Systems. Here is how it will affect referrers. From 17 February 2024, Northland Pathology 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 make for a more robust […]

Anniversary & Waitangi day

All of our collection centres will be closed on Monday 29 January for the Auckland regional anniversary day and again on Tuesday 6 February for Waitangi day. (Photo credit: Aaron Mickan, Unsplash)

Festive season opening hours

All of our collection centres are closed on the Christmas and New Year public holidays. Normal opening hours will apply for the remainder of the time with the following exceptions: We wish you a happy and safe festive season.

Labour day

All of our collection centres will be closed on Labour day (Monday 23 October), and they will reopen with normal operating hours on Tuesday 24 October. Enjoy your long weekend and travel safely if you are heading away.

Skin prick referrals

Wait times have increased to 4 weeks in the Northland region and over 6 weeks in the Auckland region for skin prick testing. To help reduce demand, please consider if skin prick testing is right for your patient. Skin prick testing identifies IgE antibodies. It is not helpful in non-IgE mediated conditions such as food […]

Book a blood test online

You can make online bookings for routine blood tests at any of our Collection Centres. The following tests however CANNOT be booked online due to special requirements: To book for any of these tests, please call us on 0800 667 522 or 09 438 4243 How to make an online booking: Note: This service is […]