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

12 Oct 2020

The show goes on!

School immunisation team on track amongst COVID-19 school closures.

30 Sep 2020

COVID-19: A view from Wellington Regional Public Health

What are public health units, who works there, and what are they doing to stop the spread of COVID-19?

23 Sep 2020

WellKiwis research study

Tineke Jennings is the nurse and clinical coordinator for WellKiwis - a study about influenza (flu) immunity in children.

1 Sep 2020

Rheumatic fever cases increase

This year has seen an increase in cases of rheumatic fever in the greater Wellington region. Of the nine cases notified this year to Regional Public Health (RPH) this year, seven are children aged under 15 years.

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.