See the articles below for the latest news from Regional Public Health, you can also visit our public health alerts page for up to date information on the health in our community.

  • What can we learn from Healthy Housing Initiatives?

    Published Wednesday 17 Jul 2019

    New evidence from the Wellington Well Homes scheme by University of Otago, Wellington

  • Press release: Wellington measles cases now 16

    Published Sunday 7 Jul 2019

    RPH contact tracing underway following another infectious measles notification.

  • Press release: Further Wellington measles cases

    Published Thursday 27 Jun 2019

    Regional Public Health tracing contacts after further Wellington measles cases.

  • Syphilis is back - get tested, get cured

    Published Thursday 27 Jun 2019

    The Ministry of Health has released a national action plan to stop New Zealand's syphilis epidemic.

  • Health information sent to schools and ECCs

    Published Tuesday 25 Jun 2019

    A reminder to notify RPH if you suspect an outbreak of influenza in your facility.

  • Update - flu vaccination stocks

    Published Thursday 13 Jun 2019

    There has been a high uptake of flu vaccinations around the country. GPs and pharmacies are now running low or have already run out of stock.

  • Press release: Measles

    Published Friday 24 May 2019

    RPH contact tracing underway after 4th Wellington measles case.

  • Game changer

    Published Wednesday 22 May 2019

    RPH recently joined locals to block another liquor outlet opening in Wellington’s Aro Valley.

  • Martinborough boil water notice lifted

    Published Friday 17 May 2019

    The boil water notice for the Martinborough water supply was lifted on 17 May. Martinborough residents no longer need to boil water for drinking and food preparation.

  • Research paper

    Published Thursday 16 May 2019

    RPH Medical Officer of Health, Craig Thornley, co-authored 'Expert Elicitation for Estimation of the Proportion Foodborne for Selected Microbial Pathogens in New Zealand'.

Last updated 31 July 2017.