About us

Established in 1995, Nova Flowtec Services has over 20 years' experience and are the industry leaders in fire hydrant flow testing. We are a 100% NZ-owned company providing independent inspection and testing services. We provide no services relating to repairs or maintenance, so you can be confident we are completely impartial.

For service and advice you can trust, contact us for all your hydrant flow testing requirements.


We are Watercare approved contractors for the testing of in-ground fire hydrants in the Greater Auckland region. Testing is conducted in accordance with PAS 4509 2008.

We carry out commissioning and annual testing and inspections on hydrant systems in buildings (riser mains) located between Kaitaia and Taupo. We are IQP registered for Building Warrant of Fitness purposes. Testing and inspections are in accordance with NZS 4510.


Our skilled and experienced technicians are fully trained in all areas of fire hydrant flow testing. We are a safety conscious company with a robust health and safety policy. We are members of the Fire Protection Association of New Zealand and hold the following certificates:

  • Registered IQP - Riser Mains
  • Site Safe
  • Site Traffic Management Supervisor
  • Working at Heights
  • Hazard Identification
  • Permit Receiver
  • First Aid


Nova Flowtec Services has two fire appliances available to meet all your pumping requirements for riser main flow testing. We use identical hoses and couplings to those used by the New Zealand Fire Service. All our gauges are calibrated and IANZ certified for accuracy - certificates are available on request.