Regional Public Health (RPH) is the public health unit for the greater Wellington region (Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast District Health Boards). Our purpose is to improve and protect the health of the population in the greater Wellington region with a focus on achieving equity. Read more about our service here.

Latest news

8 Jul 2021

Regional Public Health toast the introduction of folic acid in bread

Regional Public Health (RPH) welcome today’s Government announcement to approve the mandatory addition of folic acid to bread-making flour.

23 Jun 2021

Wellingtonians and visitors urged to check locations of interest

Ministry of Health media release: The first six locations of interest in Wellington visited by an Australian traveller from Sydney last weekend who has tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to Australia have been published on the Ministry of Health website.

23 Jun 2021

Australian traveller tests positive for COVID-19

A traveller from Sydney, who visited Wellington from Saturday 19 June until Monday 21 June, has tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to Australia.

21 Apr 2021

Face coverings on public transport

Metlink and Regional Public Health would like to remind our greater Wellington communities to get their COVID-19 and vaccination information from trusted sources.

Water-only Schools

Go the H2O and become a water-only school today!

Fruit and vege co-ops

Fresh fruit and vegetables at affordable prices delivered each week to your community. Join one today.

Vaping facts

Want the facts on vaping? The Ministry of Health with the Health Promotion Agency have launched a new website.