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  • Stay safe on and off the fieldPublished Wednesday 21 Jun 2017 By Demelza Obrien

    Information for visitors to the Wellington region.

  • PJs for Hutt KidsPublished Wednesday 14 Jun 2017 By Lucy Butler

    Hutt Valley District Health Board have launched their PJs for Hutt kids appeal.

  • Know the signs of stroke – think FASTPublished Friday 2 Jun 2017 By Demelza Obrien

    Each year in New Zealand about 9,000 people have a stroke. Acting FAST can save lives, improve recovery and reduce ongoing costs from stroke to families, caregivers and communities.

  • Big change starts smallPublished Friday 2 Jun 2017 By Demelza Obrien

    Affordable meal and activity ideas to help your family make healthy choices every day!

  • 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.