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.

Water in schools

We encourage all schools to become water only. Go the H2O and be a water only school!

A to Z of our work

Want to know more about what we do? Use our A to Z directory to find the information you need.

Meningococcal disease

Know the signs and symptoms of meningitis as it can develop very quickly. Early treatment is very important.

Fruit and vege co-ops

Fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices delivered each week to your community. Join one today!

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Latest news

  • Healthy Housing organisations commit to ending cold, damp housing in the Wellington region

    9 Oct 2018

    The Wellington Healthy Housing Regional Response Group met on Thursday 4 October, at the Lower Hutt Events Centre, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the vision that ‘Everyone living in the Wellington region lives in warm, dry and safe housing by 2025’.

  • Water-only in schools

    3 Sep 2018

    The Wellington branch of the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is committed to a water-only future for our schools and have generously sponsored water kits to 16 decile 1-6 schools in the Wellington region.