From 1 February 2024, you need to put your lids, caps, bottle-tops and spray cans into your rubbish bag or wheelie bin, when new government recycling rules come in.
Our laboratory offers water testing services to the public.
We test the quality and safety of water including:
Please contact us for advice before you collect a sample to make sure it is correct for the analysis required.
Our laboratory is accredited with International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) for a range of chemical and microbiological tests.
Whangarei's wastewater is regularly tested for COVID-19 to monitor the community spread of the virus. You can view the latest testing on the ESR website.
Wastewater Testing Results (esr.cri.nz)
Current charges for specific sample tests we perform can be found within the Fees and Charges. Eftpos payment is available.
Laboratory testing fees and charges
Find out more about taking water samples and form to submit a water sample:
79 Kioreroa Road, Port Whangārei, Whangārei 0110 View Map
79 Kioreroa Road, Port Whangārei ,
Closed on public holidays. All samples should be received before 3:30pm.
Use our online forms to report water issues.
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Water Testing Laboratory
Private Bag 9023
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