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.

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

    Published Tuesday 30 Nov 2021

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

  • Contact tracing and keeping safe

    Published Wednesday 8 Sep 2021

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

  • Information about seeking a COVID-19 test

    Published Saturday 21 Aug 2021

    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.

  • Regional Public Health toast the introduction of folic acid in bread

    Published Thursday 8 Jul 2021

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

  • Wellingtonians and visitors urged to check locations of interest

    Published Wednesday 23 Jun 2021

    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.

  • Australian traveller tests positive for COVID-19

    Published Wednesday 23 Jun 2021

    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.

  • Face coverings on public transport

    Published Wednesday 21 Apr 2021

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

  • Tracking and tracing

    Published Monday 1 Mar 2021

    COVID-19 tracing booklet serves genuine community need

  • Regional Public Health awarded for COVID-19 pandemic response

    Published Thursday 26 Nov 2020

    At this year’s Hutt Valley DHB Ngā Tohu Angitu | Celebrating Success Awards, Regional Public Health (RPH) received two awards, for their pandemic response to COVID-19. RPH were awarded with the 'Toa Ranga i te Tira | Champion of Collaboration and Integration award' and the 'Hutt Valley DHB Chief Executive’s award.'

  • COVID-19 Update

    Published Saturday 21 Nov 2020

    Regional Public Health can report another positive case of COVID-19 in our region.

Last updated 24 August 2021.