Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) for New Zealand

Commercial customers: please email info@ngaio.co.nz for orders.

General public: or small volume credit card orders: Please order through our online store by pressing the button below:

Ngaio Diagnostics are authorized distributors of Orient Gene rapid antigen RAT tests for NZ. Direct from the Manufacturer.

The product is Orient Gene Rapid COVID-19 (Antigen) Test. Anterior Nasal, Nasopharyngeal, or Oropharyngeal swab can be used. They have been authorised by the New Zealand government and can now be supplied to NZ businesses, organisations and the general public.


The New Zealand Ministry of Health has strict criteria in place for authorizing RAT tests and OrientGene was approved because of its international acceptance backed by independant studies and good performance. Many millions of tests have been sold worldwide. Shipping with expiry dates of over one year. Ngaio Diagnostics has been proudly suppling New Zealand businesses, labs, hospitals and universities for over 30 years with high quality microbiological and molecular testing supplies.


We currently supply the Orientgene brand of professional R.A.T kits available in boxes of 20 tests with individual buffers. (Minimum order 1 box)

We also stock Self Tests in packs of 5 tests (Minimum order online 2 packs, Minimum order via info@ngaio.co.nz, 4 packs).

For large orders we could potentially offer different package sizes – please discuss with us.

To order:

Commercial customers and organisations: Simply email info@ngaio.co.nz with your requirements – we can then contact you to complete the process and advise you of likely delivery dates.

Freight Free to one destination.

Pricing: Competitive pricing based on volumes, please talk to us.


  • Information for business, and for details about approved tests can be found on the New Zealand government website: HERE

Rapid Antigen Test RAT