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Christmas/New Year Operating Hours 2018/19
Sunday, November 11, 2018

Christmas/New Year Operating Hours 2018/19

As Christmas approaches, we wanted to let you know our plans for receiving samples and testing over the statutory holiday period. Please see details below for each of our laboratory testing divisions.

If you have any questions or would like to make contact with us regarding any special requirements you will have over this time, please email us at sales@analytica.co.nz 

 


HONEY DIVISION

Normal service will be available up to Friday 21 December 2018. Operational hours for the period Monday 24 December 2018 through to Friday 4 January 2019 are as follows:

2018

  • Monday 24 December - Laboratory operating at normal capacity; able to receive samples but note, samples received on this Monday will not be reported before Christmas.  
  • Tuesday 25 December (Christmas Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Thursday 27 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Friday 28 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Monday 31 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples


2019

  • Tuesday 1 January (New Year's Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Wednesday 2 January - Laboratory closed
  • Thursday 3 January - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Friday 4 January - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples


Service returns to normal on Monday 7 January 2019.

All routine tests will be available on the dates of operation listed above (includes: 3in1, Leptosperin, MPI 5 Attributes - DNA Marker and Chemical Markers, Tutin, C4 Sugar AOAC and C4 Sugar Screen), but turn-around times may be longer than usual. 

 


ENVIRONMENTAL DIVISION

Normal service will be available up to Friday 21 December 2018. Operational hours for the period Monday 24 December 2018 through to Friday 4 January 2019 are as follows:

2018

  • Monday 24 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Tuesday 25 December (Christmas Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Thursday 27 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Friday 28 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Monday 31 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples

2019

  • Tuesday 1 January (New Year's Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Wednesday 2 January - Laboratory closed
  • Thursday 3 January - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Friday 4 January - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples

Service returns to normal on Monday 7 January 2019.

The laboratory will be ready to receive any samples that you choose to send to us during skeleton staffing periods.  We will be in a position to carry out a limited range of testing over this period, but turn-around times may be longer than usual. Please note that couriers are not working on the public holidays listed – please take this into account if your samples are temperature sensitive and may be affected by sitting in the courier network for extra time over this period.

 


METHAMPHETAMINE & DRUGS OF ABUSE DIVISION

Normal service will be available up to Friday 21 December 2018. Our Saturday service will be available on Saturday 22 December 2018. Operational hours for the period Monday 24 December 2018 through to Friday 4 January 2019 are as follows:

2018

  • Monday 24 December - Laboratory operating at normal capacity; able to receive samples but please note, samples received on this Monday are not guaranteed to be reported before Christmas unless booked and confirmed on an Urgent same-day service.  
  • Tuesday 25 December (Christmas Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Thursday 27 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Friday 28 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Saturday 29 December - Laboratory closed; no Saturday service 
  • Monday 31 December - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples


2019

  • Tuesday 1 January (New Year's Day) - Laboratory closed
  • Wednesday 2 January - Laboratory closed
  • Thursday 3 January - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Friday 4 January - Laboratory operating with skeleton staff; able to receive samples
  • Saturday 5 January - Laboratory closed; no Saturday service


Service returns to normal on Monday 7 January 2019.


 

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a relaxed and enjoyable time over the Christmas and New Year period, and great success through 2019.

 

 

 

 

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