Our mission: 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
Make a difference in the Big Heart Appeal street collection
Show your big heart and support research at the Heart Foundation Big Heart Appeal street collection, on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 February 2021.
A heart-healthy Christmas menu
Stuck for Christmas dinner ideas? Try our festive menu and enjoy a delicious spread on Christmas Day with friends and family. It’s full of colour, flavour and heart-healthy goodness.
Heartfelt thanks - Going the distance for heart disease
"What I was really proud of, well it wasn't really the work that I was proud of, but the amount of people that were involved in the day, just the cheering and the chanting – it was pretty cool."