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.

Learn more about what we do.

150K

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

200

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

150

Our trained phlebotomists work across our 150 collection centres nationwide.

25

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

 APHG news

What you need to know about the different Covid tests

As we approach the two-year anniversary of the first Covid test taken in Aotearoa, there’s now a variety of test types and different ways of taking samples. What’s the difference, and when should you…

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Tube Crew proving heroic helpers in COVID-19 testing efforts

This is a glimpse into the dedicated contribution being made by the Tube Crew from the Manaaki Ability Trust.

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Labtests reaches 1 million COVID-19 Tests

We speak with Labtests' Head of Microbiology Susan Smith about reaching the 1 million test milestone, the constant drive and support within her team, and how they’re preparing for a busy summer of…

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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