Post-entry quarantine facilities for plants

Facilities that are approved by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to provide post-entry quarantine for plant seeds or nursery stock.

Plant post-entry quarantine

Plant post-entry quarantine (PEQ) facilities are approved to the facility standard: Post Entry Quarantine for Plants [PDF, 833 KB]

Read MPI's step-by-step guides for importing:

Contact the facility to find out if their approval will cover the crop you want to import, and whether they have quarantine space available.

Find out about MPI's plant quarantine facilities

Facilities marked with an asterisk (*) in the tables below have experience with crops that require traceability in post-entry quarantine (such as high-value crops that need testing).

Level 2 PEQ facilities – greenhouse

Facility nameFacility #LocationContact details
Bambina Rose NZ Ltd 26157 Vaile Road
Newstead
Hamilton
Janette Barnett
Email: moreroses4me@gmail.com
Telephone: 027 272 7177
Nick Martin Floriculture 12462 Smeaton Road
Waiuku
Nick Martin
Email: nmfloriculture@gmail.com
Telephone: 021 052 5123
Plant & Food Research * 16623 Corner of Crosses and St Georges Road
Havelock North
Mary Horner
Email: Mary.Horner@plantandfood.co.nz
Telephone: 06 975 8930
Fax: 06 975 8881
Plant & Food Research 16652 Canterbury Agricultural & Science Centre
Gerald Street
Lincoln
Mary Horner
Email: Mary.Horner@plantandfood.co.nz
Telephone: 06 975 8930
Fax: 06 975 8881
Te Horo Ornamentals 781 Settlement Road
Te Horo
Geoff Jewel
Email: geoff@tehoro-protea.co.nz
Telephone: 06 364 2051
Tuckers Orchid Nursery 1929 Bayswater Avenue
Bayswater
Auckland
Ross and Susan Tucker
Email: orchids@clear.net.nz
Telephone: 09 473 8629
Fax: 09 473 8629
Waimea Nurseries * 789 Golden Hills Road
RD1
Richmond
Philippa Collier West
Email: pip@wvm.co.nz
Mobile 027 310 8353
Telephone: 03 544 2700 ext 739

Level 2 PEQ facilities – tissue culture laboratory

Facility nameFacility #LocationContact details
Lifetech Laboratories Ltd 1638 Albany Highway
Albany
Auckland
Mark Wilson
Email: mark@lifetech.co.nz
Telephone: 09 415 9873
Fax: 09 415 9893

Level 3A and Level 3B PEQ facilities – greenhouse

Facility nameFacility #LocationContact details
ArborGen NZ Limited *
Level 2 and Level 3A PEQ facility
9511 State Highway 30
Te Teko
Whakatane
Jude Redington
Email: Jude.Redington@arborgen.co.nz
Telephone: 021 983 293
Fax: 07 322 8451
MPI Plant Health & Environment Laboratory *
Level 3B PEQ facility
25508 Morrin Road
St Johns
Auckland

Kirsty McDermid
Email: PEQTesting@mpi.govt.nz
Telephone: 09 952 6881
Fax: 09 909 5739

Level 3 PEQ facilities – tissue culture laboratory

Facility nameFacility #LocationContact details
ArborGen NZ Limited * 9511 State Highway 30
Te Teko
Whakatane
Jude Redington
Email: Jude.Redington@arborgen.co.nz
Telephone: 021 983 293
Fax: 07 322 8451
Lifetech Laboratories Ltd * 1638 Albany Highway
Albany
Auckland
Mark Wilson
Email: mark@lifetech.co.nz
Telephone: 09 415 9873
Fax: 09 415 9893
MPI Plant Health & Environment Laboratory * 25508 Morrin Road
St Johns
Auckland

Kirsty McDermid
Email: PEQTesting@mpi.govt.nz
Telephone: 09 952 6881
Fax: 09 909 5739

The Quarantine Lab Ltd * 28613 Aongatete
Katikati
Nicky Geary
Email: nicky@thequarantinelab.com
Telephone: 0274 718 271
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