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.

  • 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'.

  • We salute all nurses on International Nurses Day

    Published Monday 13 May 2019

    Did you know RPH employs 39 nurses across Wellington, the Hutt Valley, Porirua and the Wairarapa?

  • Hot stuff

    Published Thursday 9 May 2019

    Fire and Emergency NZ is offering Well Homes families a free smoke alarm and installation.

  • Boil Water Notice: Martinborough - 9 April 2019

    Published Wednesday 10 Apr 2019

    Users of the Martinborough Township water supply are advised that E.coli has been detected in the township. While the results were very low, in consultation with Regional Public Health, a Boil Water notice has been issued for the supply considering the recent event.

  • Get ready for the ‘flu’

    Published Tuesday 9 Apr 2019

    Regional Public Health’s advisory letters to local schools and long term care facilities.

  • Survey of nail bars

    Published Wednesday 27 Mar 2019

    A 2018 RPH survey of infection control in ‘nail bars’ across Wellington, Porirua, Kapiti, and the Hutt Valley is out now.

Last updated 31 July 2017.