Cawthron Laboratories Queen’s Birthday and Matariki hours

27 May 2022

With Queen’s Birthday and Matariki fast approaching, we’d like to share with you our availability for testing during the upcoming public holidays.

Cawthron Testing Laboratories will be closed on the following days:

  • Monday 6 June 2022 – Queen’s Birthday
  • Friday 24 June 2022 – Matariki Day
Queen’s Birthday: Monday 6 June 2022

Please do not send perishable items to us on Friday 3 June 2022, as freight will not be delivered by courier to us until the following Tuesday.

You can still send freight to us on Friday 3 June if you have a Saturday delivery ticket on the item, but couriers will not guarantee Saturday deliveries.

Matariki: Friday 24 June 2022

Please do not send perishable items to us on Thursday 23 June 2022, as freight will not be delivered until the following Monday.

Non-perishable items may be sent on Thursday 23 June and delivered on Saturday if you have a Saturday delivery ticket on the item.

Please note.

Local regional councils can continue to deliver routine water samples on statutory holidays between 9 am and 12 pm – please ring our after-hours sample reception buzzer and someone from our Microbiology Team will pick up your samples.

Thank you for your continued business, if you have any questions please get in touch by emailing [email protected]

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