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

14 May 2020

COVID-19 cases recovered in Greater Wellington

Regional Public Health (RPH) can confirm that in the past week, the remaining active cases of COVID-19 in Wellington have now recovered.

28 Apr 2020

Day-in-the-life of a COVID-19 contact tracer

Liz Macdonald, Communicable Disease Clinical Nurse Specialist, gives a glimpse into life for contact tracing teams at the frontline of the COVID-19 response in Wellington.

23 Apr 2020

Ngā mihi maioha ki te whare herehere o Rimutaka

Well Homes would like to express their thanks and gratitude to Rimutaka Prison for their recent generous donation of 200 new duvets.

13 Dec 2019

Measles exposure on flights 6-7 December

RPH is asking passengers on the following flights on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th December to be aware of the symptoms of measles.

Water-only Schools

Go the H2O and become a water-only school today!

Fruit and vege co-ops

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

Vaping facts

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