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Develop your career within an industry leading organisation and play an active role in improving health outcomes of New Zealanders.

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Our values

We are committed to the future of pathology in New Zealand through excellence in technical, clinical and service innovations.

Service excellence

  • We strive to provide the highest standard of health care
  • We look for new opportunities/ways to improve our care and service
  • We seek to understand and exceed expectations

Teamwork and integrity

  • Our workmates know they can rely on the team
  • We are open and honest in all our communications with each other
  • We embrace constructive feedback and recognise achievements
  • We earn each others’ respect and receive it in return


  • We look to the future, always ensuring that we have stable platforms from which to build
  • Continuous learning and creativity are integral to our jobs and the success of our company
  • We are proactive and innovative in response to new and emerging industry and community opportunities and needs


  • We are accountable to our colleagues, our clients and stakeholders, our company and our shareholders
  • Our decisions are made with a balanced focus on financial security and service excellence
  • Services are delivered in a way that incorporates the principles of Treaty of Waitangi and acknowledges cultural diversity

Human health departments

Our areas of speciality.

  • Specimen reception
  • Patient services
  • Biochemistry
  • Cytology
  • Haematology
  • Histology
  • Immunology/serology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular pathology
  • Mortuary department
  • Point of care testing department

Animal health departments

Our areas of speciality.

  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Serology
  • Molecular
  • Histology
  • Cytology
  • Export testing – live animal and germplasm
  • Aquatic, avian, wildlife pathology and post mortem / expert witness services
  • Food, feed, feed meal and tallow testing
  • Pet cremation services

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