Our purpose: to stop all people in New Zealand dying prematurely from heart disease and enable people with heart disease to live full lives
That's more than one in 23 adults 
It is the leading cause of death in New Zealand and includes heart, stroke and blood vessel disease 
Many of these deaths are premature and preventable 
News & Stories
The Heart Foundation launches new Big Heart Charity Lottery
A new online lottery is launched by the Heart Foundation today. The Big Heart Charity Lottery has a total prize pool of $500,000 cash, with proceeds going towards life-saving heart research.
Warfarin and your diet
If you or your loved one is taking warfarin, follow our advice to help you know what’s safe to eat and drink. Remember to tell your doctor, nurse or pharmacist if you make any big changes to your usual diet.
Walking against the odds for the Heart Foundation
Lee Russell has lived an amazing life full of worldly experiences, but nothing could have prepared him for a heart attack in August 2020.