• Zero Fees for Under 13's

    Zero Fees for Under 13's From 1 July 2015 all New Zealand children aged under 13 years will be eligible to access free GP visits any time, day or night, seven days a week, as well as free prescriptions.
  • Flu season is here

    The flu is about in our community. Stop the spread of the flu by staying away from other people when you are unwell.
  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week

    Māori Language Week 27 July - 2 August 2015 The theme for this year is "Whāngaihia Te Reo, Nurture the Language"
  • 5 messages to keep your family healthy

    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.
  • A sore throat can lead to rheumatic fever

    A sore throat can lead to rheumatic fever if it's left untreated. Rheumatic fever is very serious and can cause heart damage. Every time your child has a sore throat it could be serious. Take them to a nurse or doctor to get it checked. For more information call Healthline on 0800 611 116.

Public Health Alert

MERS-CoV - Updated Health Professional Advice

22 June 2015

Following the World Health Organization (WHO) meeting of its Emergency Advisory Committee to discuss MERS-CoV and the outbreak in South Korea, the Ministry of Health has developed updated information for Health Professionals.

Read the full updated information here.

Further information on Public Health Alerts, including past health alerts can be found here.

What's On Monday July 27, 2015
  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week
Tuesday July 28, 2015
  • World Hepatitis Awareness Day
Friday July 31, 2015
  • The Big Latch On