Testing Services

Analytical testing, it's what we do...

We perform a wide range of analytical lab tests focusing on Agricultural, Environmental and Food tests with a huge variety of different sample types. We use the latest technology, analytical chemistry techniques and also Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) 

Our Testing Services

Water Testing

Using the very latest technology our water testing suites have been designed to meet the requirements of specific situations, including chemistry and microbiological tests.


Soil Testing

Using the latest technology, Hill Labs offers a complete range of soil tests for evaluating fertility and soil health, as well as tests to meet organic certification requirements.


Wine and Beverage Testing

Hill Labs offers you a suite of testing for every stage in wine production. We specialise in wine export analysis and have a number of other related analyses to meet all major winery testing needs.


Asbestos Testing

Hill Labs is IANZ accredited to analyse and report suspected asbestos containing materials, asbestos in soil and asbestos fibre counting.


Drug Testing

Hill Labs was a pioneer in bringing affordable methamphetamine drug testing services to the New Zealand market.


Honey Testing

At Hill Labs we have an extensive range of honey tests. These are performed using the latest technology and methods, and are analysed on state-of-the-art instruments.


Plant and Crop Testing

Plant and crop testing can be done on its own or as a compliment to the information supplied by soil testing.


Food Testing

Our dedicated teams can offer microbiological, chemical and nutritional testing solutions and our scientists have many years of experience development and validating methods specific to food samples.


Microbiology Testing

Hill Labs offers a large range of accredited microbiology testing for different sample types, ranging from raw material to finished product, as well as environmental monitoring by swab.


Feed Testing

Hill Labs provides the widest range of feedstuffs testing of any commercial lab in New Zealand, including a range of tests specifically designed to help farmers assess the feed quality of their pasture and forage crops.


Other Testing

As New Zealand's largest privately owned analytical laboratory, Hill Labs offers an extensive array of unique test options.


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.