Supporting the community we're part of is important to us.

We are committed to sponsoring a variety of organisations and events that focus on:

- Supporting Sustainable Farming and Conserving the Environment
- Supporting Our Future Scientists
- Celebrating Scientific Excellence


Who we sponsor

Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Hill Labs is a national sponsor of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards. These awards recognise and celebrate good farm practices that promote sustainable land management through an annual awards program that runs in 11 regions throughout New Zealand. The Hill Labs Agri-Science Award recognises excellence in the use of technology tools to increase productivity and minimise environmental impacts.

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The KuDos Science Trust

Hill Labs has been a proud sponsor of the Kudos Science Trust since it was established in 2007. The Trust aims to recognise the achievements of our region's top scientists, excite young people about science and it's career opportunities and raise the profile of science within our community. At the annual awards night, we sponsor the Hill Labs Laboratory Technologist Award. This award recognises a technician/technologist who has significantly contributed to scientific research in the Waikato region.

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House of Science Central Waikato

House of Science Central Waikato strives to raise scientific literacy with a library of comprehensive science resource kits for primary and intermediate schools. They are committed to supporting teachers by providing resources that deliver an engaging introduction to science at an early age. We are proud sponsors of the Water Analysis and Land Analysis resource boxes where schools are provided with kits to test the water and land quality near them. We are thrilled to assist with supporting future scientists in our community.

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NIWA Waikato Science Fair

Hill Labs is proud to be a gold sponsor for the NIWA Waikato Science and Technology Fair. Students from year 7 up to year 13 get to present their science project and compete to win one of the top five awards. This is a great competition and strongly aligns with our commitment to supporting our future scientists in the Waikato.

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WINTEC Science and Primary Industries Special Awards

As part of our commitment to supporting future scientists and celebrating scientific excellence, we are proud to sponsor the Hill Labs Award for the Top Overall Student for the Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6) at the annual awards. 

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Bragato Research Institute

Hill Labs is a proud sponsor of Bragato Research Institute’s(BRI) research winery in Blenheim. BRI drives world-leading innovation for the New Zealand wine industry. At the winery, BRI partners with industry and other research organisations to set the national research agenda, trial world-first technologies, conduct commercial trials, and connect educators and students to science and industry.

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What our customers have to say

"We've always found them to be responsive in getting results back and giving advice on problems we might be facing."

Andrew Hutchinson, Technical Manager, Turners & Growers

"We strongly recommend Hill Labs as a sound testing service provider to the honey industry."

Nick Walker, Technical Manager, Egmont Honey

"Their sample registration system has made things simple and seamless - collect, scan and send!"

Mathew Bannister, Compliance Manager, First Fresh New Zealand


As a New Zealand accredited laboratory by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ), Hill Labs' commitment to quality is tantamount to our overall operating philosophy. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work.