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.

  • 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.

  • Measles information from Regional Public Health, Wellington

    Published Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

    Latest updates.

  • Christchurch

    Published Monday 18 Mar 2019

    Following the tragic events in Christchurch, the Ministry of Health & [text]1737 have created resources for those experiencing mental distress, including how to help and support children. See

  • Pēpe Ora in Featherston

    Published Monday 18 Mar 2019

    Around 200 local women, children/tamariki and families/whanau joined over 20 health and wellness providers recently at a Regional Public Health Wairarapa-led Pepe Ora Expo in Featherston. The event highlighted local services on offer for babies, hapū wahine and those caring for babies.

  • Love Petone East?

    Published Friday 15 Mar 2019

    Help RPH, Hutt City Council, Police, Housing New Zealand and the Hutt Union Community Health Service make it rock even more.

  • Winter's on its way

    Published Tuesday 12 Mar 2019

    Well Homes public health nurse, Whitney Tapurau, today received a boot load of blankets from a private donor as part of the 'Share the Warmth' campaign.

  • Healthy Housing organisations commit to ending cold, damp housing in the Wellington region

    Published Tuesday 9 Oct 2018

    The Wellington Healthy Housing Regional Response Group met on Thursday 4 October, at the Lower Hutt Events Centre, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the vision that ‘Everyone living in the Wellington region lives in warm, dry and safe housing by 2025’.

  • Water-only in schools

    Published Monday 3 Sep 2018

    The Wellington branch of the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is committed to a water-only future for our schools and have generously sponsored water kits to 16 decile 1-6 schools in the Wellington region.

Last updated 31 July 2017.