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 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.

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.

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.