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.

Fruit and vege co-ops

Fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices delivered each week to your community. Save $$ on your food bill and join a fruit and vege co-op today!

Give a Flick!

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

Water-only School Toolkit

We have a vision to support schools to become healthier places to learn and play - learn about making your school a water-only school.

Titahi Bay Intermediate learns about Legionnaires' disease

Children from local Porirua schools are being educated on how to stay safe while gardening.

Water restrictions for the Wellington region

A ban on the use of residential sprinklers and irrigation systems took effect for Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt and Porirua on 29 November 2017.

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Latest news

  • 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.

  • Stay safe in the garden this summer

    29 Nov 2017

    RPH staff visited local schools during November to raise awareness of Legionnaires’ disease and educate staff and students on how to protect themselves while in the garden.