Regional Public Health (RPH) is the public health unit for the greater Wellington region (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 achieving equity. Read more about our service here.

Latest news

6 Sep 2019

Measles on Wellington/Auckland flights 30 August and 1 September

RPH is asking passengers on two flights between Wellington and Auckland last weekend or who visited Te Papa (on Saturday 31 August between 11am and 1pm), to check their immunity to measles.

30 Aug 2019

Smoke-free cars - the right to clean air for tamariki

Protecting children from secondhand smoke was the topic of RPH's submission to the Health Select Committee this week.

29 Aug 2019

Updated advice for measles vaccination

People travelling to Auckland should be immunised against measles before they travel. Babies travelling to Auckland should be vaccinated at 12 months of age and at least two weeks before travelling to allow their immunity to develop.

23 Aug 2019

Measles on Wellington to Auckland flight

Regional Public Health (RPH) is asking passengers on a flight between Wellington and Auckland last Saturday 17th August to check their immunity to measles.

Measles information

Click here for updates. This page will be updated with the latest information.

Fruit and vege co-ops

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

Share the warmth

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

Vaping facts

Want the facts on vaping? The Ministry of Health with the Health Promotion Agency have launched a new website.

Flu - don't get it, don't give it

Click here for public health information for the education sector, health professionals and long term care facilities.