About Us

About UsTaranaki Medlab is a privately owned Medical Laboratory offering a full range of community pathology services to the greater Taranaki region.

We provide pathology testing to patients and pathologist support to requesting doctors midwifes and nurses.

The services we offer:

  • Biochemistry
  • Cytology (non-gynaecological)
  • Haematology
  • Histology
  • Immunology/Serology
  • Microbiology
  • Patient Services
  • Specimen Services

Taranaki Medlab is accredited by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ).
IANZ perform annual audits to test our quality systems compliance to ISO 15189:2012.

As an accredited Medical Laboratory we:

  • Collect and transport specimens
  • Test, analyse and report
  • Provide expert advice and consultation

We employ approximately 50 staff which includes our satellite collection centres in Stratford and Hawera.

Everyday about 850 patient samples get registered in our laboratory and we undertake more than 2,000 pathology tests.

We are committed to providing high quality service to:

  • Medical practitioners
  • Specialists
  • Midwives, nurse practitioners and smear takers
  • Insurance companies
  • Immigration applicants
  • Individuals who wish to self-request tests
  • Employers for workplace testing and pre-employment testing
  • Clinical trials and surveys
  • Alternative health providers