Tired of waiting days for Salmonella results?

Tired of waiting more than 48 hours for Salmonella test results? Would receiving results within 24 hours reduce your stress levels and help you meet your deadlines? … well wait no more! So if you are looking for … > an IANZ accredited laboratory to provide all of your food testing services, > fast turn-around […]

Alert level 4 update

All of our laboratories will be operating under Alert Level 4 as we are an essential service. Please follow all Ministry of Health guidelines regarding COVID Alert level 4 safety.

Adverse weather – courier delays!

Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in many South island destinations, which will have a severe impact on the road freight network.This will mean that a large portion of freight has unfortunately missed the connections with South Island destinations. There will be no day run courier services at all today due to several road closures […]

Queen’s birthday weekend

All of our laboratories will be open normal business hours on Saturday 5 June, but will be closed on Monday 7 June for the Queen’s 95th birthday public holiday. Normal business hours will resume at all sites on Tuesday 8 June. Enjoy the long weekend, and travel safely if you are going away.

Aquaculture services

Gribbles Scientific’s laboratory testing services provide the results you need to optimise your aquaculture production process and get your product to market quickly and economically. True science is at the heart of what we do. Our team of experts can assist with all your aquatic food testing requirements. We provide accurate results, with fast turnaround […]

ANZAC day laboratory closures

We will remember them. All of our laboratories will be closed on Monday 26 April for ANZAC day. All laboratories will be open as usual on Saturday 24 April, and normal business hours will resume on Tuesday April 27.

Easter laboratory closures

All of our laboratories will be closed for the entire Easter weekend. We DO NOT recommend sending any samples overnight on Thursday 1 April, as they will not be delivered to the laboratory until Tuesday and will likely be unsuitable for testing. Normal business hours at all locations will resume on Tuesday 6 April. If […]

Otago anniversary day

The Dunedin team will be having the day off on Monday March 22, so the laboratory will be closed. They will however still be hard at it on Saturday, normal working hours. If you submit to the Dunedin laboratory but do not live in the Otago region and need assistance on Monday, please just call […]

Our name is changing!

We are delighted to announce that our company name will be changing as of 1 March 2021, from Gribbles Labnet to Gribbles Scientific. “Labnet” has been used in the name of our laboratory for over 20 years, but we have made the change to better reflect the nature of the work carried out in our […]

We’re now majority-owned by NZ’ers!

I am pleased to share that our parent company Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) is now majority owned by New Zealanders. You may recall that in November last year APHG was jointly acquired by NZ Super and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Earlier this month Māori investment fund Te Pūia Tāpapa (TPT) purchased about 4 percent […]