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

26 Nov 2020

Regional Public Health awarded for COVID-19 pandemic response

At this year’s Hutt Valley DHB Ngā Tohu Angitu | Celebrating Success Awards, Regional Public Health (RPH) received two awards, for their pandemic response to COVID-19. RPH were awarded with the 'Toa Ranga i te Tira | Champion of Collaboration and Integration award' and the 'Hutt Valley DHB Chief Executive’s award.'

21 Nov 2020

COVID-19 Update

Regional Public Health can report another positive case of COVID-19 in our region.

10 Nov 2020

COVID-19 Update

Regional Public Health would like to reassure our greater Wellington communities, that currently the risk of community transmission of COVID-19 is low.

9 Nov 2020

Locations of interest in Wellington

On 8 November, the Ministry of Health confirmed 1 new case of COVID-19 in a close contact of the Auckland quarantine worker. They are now in a quarantine facility in Wellington. At this point, there is nothing to suggest there is any wider risk in the Wellington or Auckland regions.

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Vaping facts

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