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Entomology Laboratory

NZB Entomomology Laboratory
Principal Entomologist - Dr Mariana Musicante
Taxonomist - Carolyn Edgecumbe
Taxonomist - Lachlan Gilbert
Laboratory 04 5663311
ON-CALL Mobile: 021 522 476

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NZBEL has been in operation since 2001 and provides entomology identification services and technical advice (including Border Health training to Authorised Officers) for the Ministry of Health, New Zealand's 12 District Health Boards and a range of other clients.
We operate from Bell Road South, Gracefield Research Site, Lower Hutt. Contact details for the site can be found in the Contact Us section. 

Our Taxonomists are continually involved in collaborative research projects with other organisations including CRI's, Councils, Universities, and Government Departments as well as industry and private organisations. Past projects have included; product testing for Mosquito repellants, Odour Attraction trials, Flea taxonomy, Blackfly and Willow Sawfly control, design and testing of insect traps, Mosquito and Tick taxonomy and ecology, and vectors and vector-borne disease investigation.

To contact the Laboratory for general enquiries please email us at or complete the on-line enquiry form.

For more details regarding specimen collection and submission, click here.

Border Health Surveillance Data can be viewed through the on-line database and in summary format in the monthly newsletters and don't forget to click here to view the Documents and Links sections of this website for articles and publications relevant to NZB activities!

The Online National Mosquito Surveillance Database and Surveillance and Sampling Resources have been relocated

Click here for the online database direct access and resources related to the database

Click here to access the surveillance and sampling resources

Southern Monitoring Services Ltd is 100% Kiwi owned and operated business established in 1995. The company Directors have a strong public health background having qualified and worked in the public sectors of Environmental Health and Health Protection. 
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Southern Monitoring Services 

PO Box 108
Arrowtown 9351
See the Contact Us page for locality email and phone numbers