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 achieving equity. Read more about our service here.

Latest news

27 Jun 2019

Press release: Further Wellington measles cases

Regional Public Health tracing contacts after further Wellington measles cases.

27 Jun 2019

Syphilis is back - get tested, get cured

The Ministry of Health has released a national action plan to stop New Zealand's syphilis epidemic.

25 Jun 2019

Health information sent to schools and ECCs

A reminder to notify RPH if you suspect an outbreak of influenza in your facility.

13 Jun 2019

Update - flu vaccination stocks

There has been a high uptake of flu vaccinations around the country. GPs and pharmacies are now running low or have already run out of stock.

Measles information

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

Come and work with us

Do you want to make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities? Click here for details

Vaping facts

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

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!