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.

Stop the spread of the flu

Influenza can be anywhere - protect yourself, your family & your community from the flu.


If you are sick with diarrhoea and tummy upset - DO NOT swim in public pools or splash pads for at least two weeks.

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.

Save the date!

Register your interest today to receive up-to-date conference details, including access to early bird registration.

Fruit and vege co-ops

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

Water in schools

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

Latest news

  • School holidays prompt measles immunisation reminder

    13 Apr 2018

    Over the past week, there have been five confirmed cases of measles reported in the South Island. Health officials are now warning parents around the country to be aware of other possible cases.

  • SHIVERS-II influenza research

    6 Mar 2018

    The SHIVERS projects are aimed at improving the understanding of influenza and respiratory viruses and how to prevent their spread. Regional Public Health has been invited to participate in this significant research project.