New Zealand’s trusted water and air quality laboratory testing provider.

Our IANZ accredited laboratories are trusted for providing reliable and efficient water, air and solids testing services for New Zealand.

Welcome to Watercare Labs

Get in Touch

Value We Offer

Ribbon award with seal of approval

Committed to delivering the highest possible outcomes

Graphic illustration of test tubes

Your one-stop testing service provider

Graphic illustration showing scientist with a white coat

Expert advice at your fingertips

Graphic illustration of the New Zealand flag

Testing in New Zealand for New Zealand

Our Testing Specialties

Boy drinking water with ice and lemon

Water Testing

We provide comprehensive testing of drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, environmental and recreational waters, and trade waste discharges.

Learn
White clouds and blue sky

Air Quality Monitoring

We have the largest air quality testing operation in the country and offer monitoring in the areas of ambient air, stack emissions and odour.

Learn
Woman and man looking at graph from a print out

Data Analytics & Integration

Our results are made available in formats that suit our customers’ needs. Full integration to 3rd party applications can be provided.

Learn
Scientist holding three test tubes with different soils in each

Other Services

Our laboratories across the country offer a range of testing on soils, biosolids and shellfish.

Learn

If you are unsure about which testing to choose, we can help you determine the right testing for your needs.

Get in Touch

Who We Work With

Water Service Providers

These include councils or council-owned entities and private operations, that provide drinking water, wastewater and/or stormwater services.

Businesses

We support small, medium and large businesses across New Zealand with efficient, accurate testing services. 

Business meeting - manager discussing work with his colleagues.

Residential Customers

Our team has carried out testing for more than two million residential customers. 

Happy family of four infront of their house
Auckland Laboratory
52 Aintree Avenue, Mangere, Auckland 2022 0800 522 365 Monday to Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm. Saturday & Sunday 7:30am - 3:30pm.
Wellington Laboratory
480 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012 04-595 6665 Monday to Sunday 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Queenstown Laboratory
74 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9371 03-409 0559 Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm. Saturday & Sunday - by appointment only.
Invercargill Laboratory
142 Esk Street, Invercargill 9810 03-214 4040 Monday to Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Saturday by appointment only. Closed on Sunday.

Related Articles

Eden Park Turf Manager walking towards sprinklers spraying water from new water bore

Eden Park gets helping hand to save 16 million litres of water a year

Read how water quality testing enabled a modified treatment process to be commissioned on site and resolve the sediment issues that had led to Eden Park’s bore being decommissioned in 2008.

Read more
Boy swimming in a dam

WHO launches guidelines for recreational water quality

Read the latest WHO guidelines which feature targets and recommendations when it comes to the surveillance and pollution control of water at beaches, lakes, and rivers.

Read more
Water being poured into a glass

What is the state of drinking water testing around New Zealand?

Read how Watercare’s water quality scientists go above and beyond to ensure Auckland’s drinking water is of a high standard. The team test for E coli and chlorine as well as clarity and pH levels.

Read more