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  • Smokefree Lower HuttPublished Wednesday 24 May 2017 By Lucy Butler

    Hutt City Council is leading the way to make Lower Hutt healthier by helping reduce smoking.

  • Now is the time to be immunised aganist influenzaPublished Tuesday 18 Apr 2017 By Lucy Butler

    Influenza vaccination is FREE for people who are most at risk. To find out if you can get a free flu vaccine visit

  • SmartStart - a one stop shop for expectant and new parentsPublished Monday 13 Mar 2017 By Demelza Obrien

    SmartStart provides step-by-step information and support to help you access the right services for you and your baby.

  • The cost of tobaccoPublished Friday 29 Jul 2016 By Demelza Obrien

    Currently, smoking a pack of 20 a day costs more than $8,300 a year! Imagine how much money you could save if you stopped?

  • How much sugar do you drink?Published Friday 29 Jul 2016 By Demelza Obrien

    Soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and energy drinks can contain 5-7 teaspoons of sugar in a 250ml glass. Water is the best choice.

  • Health Navigator - health information you can trustPublished Tuesday 28 Jun 2016 By Lucy Butler

    Trustworthy, reliable and accurate health information is now available at the touch of a button for patients and the public in the greater Wellington region.

  • Bringing fresh fruit and vegetables to your communityPublished Thursday 20 Aug 2015 By Lucy Butler

  • 5 messages to keep your family healthyPublished Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 By Lucy Butler

    The vision for the Porirua Social Sector Trial is that through interagency collaboration we can improve the health of the Porirua community, by keeping people well and by providing prompt local treatment when people are unwell.

  • Free Dental Care for Under 18'sPublished Thursday 30 Jul 2015 By Lucy Butler

  • Flu season is herePublished Wednesday 15 Jul 2015 By Lucy Butler

    The flu is about in our community. Stop the spread of the flu by staying away from other people when you are unwell.