Regional Public Health (RPH) is the public health unit for the Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast District Health Boards. Our purpose is to improve and protect the health of the population in the greater Wellington region with a focus on reducing inequalities. Read more about our service here.

Measles information

See information sheets sent to early childhood centres and schools in the greater Wellington region on 14 March 2019.

Share the warmth

Winter's on its way - you can make a difference to new parents in need by donating your wool/merino.

Water in schools

We encourage all schools to become water only. Go the H2O and be a water only school!

A to Z of our work

Want to know more about what we do? Use our A to Z directory to find the information you need.

Fruit and vege co-ops

Fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices delivered each week to your community. Join one today!

Meningococcal disease

Know the signs and symptoms of meningitis as it can develop very quickly. Early treatment is very important.

Latest news

  • Measles information from Regional Public Health, Wellington

    19 Mar 2019

    Regional Public Health measles information for early childhood centres and schools in the greater Wellington region.

  • Christchurch

    18 Mar 2019

    Following the tragic events in Christchurch, the Ministry of Health & [text]1737 have created resources for those experiencing mental distress, including how to help and support children. See https://www.1737.org.nz/trauma/index.html

  • Pēpe Ora in Featherston

    18 Mar 2019

    Around 200 local women, children/tamariki and families/whanau joined over 20 health and wellness providers recently at a Regional Public Health Wairarapa-led Pepe Ora Expo in Featherston. The event highlighted local services on offer for babies, hapū wahine and those caring for babies.