As the public health unit for the greater Wellington region our role during the pandemic continues to be significant in supporting the national COVID-19 response. We have suspended much of our business as usual work to focus on supporting the national pandemic response.

At this time we may not be able to respond to enquiries or support work that is not related to COVID-19. Thank you for your understanding and consideration as we continue this important work. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Latest news

30 Nov 2021

Community-minded youth play vital role to achieve smokefree law change

From Sunday 28 November, it is illegal to smoke or vape in cars with anyone under the age of 18.

8 Sep 2021

Contact tracing and keeping safe

From today everyone aged 12 and over must keep a record of where they have been.

21 Aug 2021

Information about seeking a COVID-19 test

Because of high demand for COVID-19 testing it is important people contact Healthline 0800 611 116 to check if you do need a test.

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.

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.