Our business

The Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG)

We’re proud to be a New Zealand owned national network of 25 laboratories, 150 collection centres and employers of over 2,100 people throughout Aotearoa.

Our team of specialist pathologists, scientists, technicians, phlebotomists, couriers and shared services personnel deliver a world-class service that together collects, analyses and reports over 7 million patient results annually.

Our network began operating laboratory services in New Zealand over 60 years ago, and hold IANZ accreditation against international standards. APHG is owned by the NZ Super Fund, Te Pūia Tāpapa (TPT), and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

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We deliver over 150,000 tests every day across New Zealand through the private and public sector, including 13 DHBs.


Our internal network of 200 couriers collecting and delivering samples to our labs support fast-turnaround results for patients and healthcare providers.


Our trained phlebotomists work across our 150 collection centres nationwide.


Our 25 IANZ accredited laboratories give us the largest testing capacity in New Zealand.

 APHG news

Covid-19 saliva testing plays vital role in successful pilot scheme

When the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) was asked to support a pilot scheme allowing seasonal workers back in the country, our operations team swung into action.

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APHG is investing in testing

As New Zealand moves on from a COVID-19 elimination strategy, our laboratories are gearing up for some of the largest testing volumes ever needed in New Zealand’s history.

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Faster and easier blood testing in Canterbury

Canterbury SCL, part of the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) has made the process of getting a blood test easier and much faster for patients this month through the launch of their new online…

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Whatever it takes – Team APHG gears up for Delta

Once again, teams across the country, no matter their role or location, gear up to increase testing capacity, redeploy to where support is needed most, secure supply chains, extend lab operations,…

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 Our services

We deliver critical information to support the best healthcare for New Zealand

We provide laboratory testing services to over 75% of the New Zealand population.

APHG provide a critical service in New Zealand’s COVID-19 testing and surveillance programmes through our diagnostic laboratories. We have been delivering around 40% of all COVID-19 testing in New Zealand, the largest of any single service provider.

We are a leading provider of veterinary pathology services in New Zealand, with a growing presence in the analytical testing sector.

APHG laboratories also deliver a comprehensive range of direct-to-patient testing services.

  • Human pathology
  • Veterinary pathology
  • Covid-19 testing
  • Workforce saliva testing
  • Clinical trials & studies
  • Food testing
  • Non Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT)
  • Insurance testing
  • Wellness testing
  • Sexual health testing
  • Drug testing
  • Pre-departure testing