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

9 May: There are now two people in the Wellington region with confirmed measles. MMR vaccine, given on-time, is the best way to prevent measles. It is free in NZ to people born on/after 1 January 1969. Click here for updates and more information.

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.

Want to work with us?

RPH is looking for an ace Public Health Advisor - part time/fixed term. Role closes Mon 27 May. Click the image above for more info.

Well Homes

Well Homes could help make your house dry, warm, healthy and safe. Check here for more info.

Share the warmth

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

Fruit and vege co-ops

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

Latest news

  • Martinborough boil water notice lifted

    17 May 2019

    The boil water notice for the Martinborough water supply was lifted on 17 May. Martinborough residents no longer need to boil water for drinking and food preparation.

  • Research paper

    16 May 2019

    RPH Medical Officer of Health, Craig Thornley, co-authored 'Expert Elicitation for Estimation of the Proportion Foodborne for Selected Microbial Pathogens in New Zealand'.

  • We salute all nurses on International Nurses Day

    13 May 2019

    Did you know RPH employs 39 nurses across Wellington, the Hutt Valley, Porirua and the Wairarapa?