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.


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

Creekfest 2018

RPH is proud to be at Creekfest 2018! Make sure to check us out at Cannons Creek Park, Porirua.

Give a Flick!

Kiri from Well Homes sees energy poverty a lot and it's why they're backing Flick Electric's latest promotion.

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!

Well Homes

We support whānau to live in warm, dry and safe homes. Click here to learn more.

Latest news

  • Cryptosporidiosis and swimming facilities

    16 Feb 2018

    Regional Public Health has noticed an increase in cryptosporidium cases, many associated with swimming facilities, in the Wellington region over recent weeks.

  • Toxic algae alert for Hutt River

    30 Nov 2017

    Greater Wellington Regional Council together with Regional Public Health are warning swimmers to stay out of the Hutt River below Kaitoke due to the increased risk of swallowing potentially fatal toxic algae, which is blooming in the warm dry weather.