Dr Roger Hill

Roger Hill - Executive Director


Roger Hill was born in Te Aroha and studied at the University of Auckland, graduating with a PhD in Chemistry in 1979. His first and only employment was with a small company called Analytical Services Ltd. in Cambridge. This involved setting up and then managing the privately owned soil testing laboratory. After eight years, he left to start up Hill Laboratories with his wife Anne in 1984. The rest, as they say, is history.

Roger remains active in the company, providing both strategic leadership and a vast amount of technical knowledge to the executive team. Roger has been involved in many industry organisations, including the Australasian Soil and Plant Analysis Council and the New Zealand Association of Consulting Labs. He is a trustee of The Hamilton Science Awards Trust and in 2012, was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Waikato for his contribution to science.

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.