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

17 Jul 2019

What can we learn from Healthy Housing Initiatives?

New evidence from the Wellington Well Homes scheme by University of Otago, Wellington

7 Jul 2019

Press release: Wellington measles cases now 16

RPH contact tracing underway following another infectious measles notification.

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.

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.

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.

Better burning

Protect the environment and your health by making sure you’re burning the right wood this winter.