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Welcome to Regional Public Health

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-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.

Well Homes newsletter

Well Homes supports whānau to live in a warm, dry and safe home. See the latest Well Homes newsletter 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!

Free ear checks for children

The Porirua Children's Ear Van provides free ear checks for children from 0 to 18 years old. Find out where the Ear Van is today and have your child's ears checked.

Find us on Facebook

In the event of an emergency, our Facebook page is one of the ways we will communicate with our staff and the community. Like our page to make sure you stay up to date.

Bee Healthy

Bee Healthy is the regional provider of FREE dental care for children up to 18 years. Follow their Facebook page to stay up to date on dental health for your children as well as free drop-in clinics.

Latest news

  • Peer counsellors support breastfeeding mums

    19 Sep 2017

    We are proud to be a member of Breastfeeding Wairarapa and along with this collective, support the recent Peer Counsellor programme for breastfeeding mothers.

  • Mumps cases on the rise

    4 Sep 2017

    We are experiencing an increase in the number of people who have contracted mumps. Since the beginning of the year, there have been 13 people confirmed with mumps in the greater Wellington region. 85% of these people with mumps are aged between 10-29 years.

  • The Big Latch On Wairarapa

    17 Aug 2017

    The Wairarapa ‘Big Latch On 2017’ celebrating World Breastfeeding Week was held on Friday August 4 at the Carterton Events Centre. Sarah Taylor-Waitere, Regional Public Health Wairarapa coordinated the event which was well attended with 109 mummies.