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.
Heart-healthy meals for one
Whether you live alone, flat with friends or you’re flying solo for the week, cooking a meal for one shouldn’t feel like a big task. We’ve got plenty of shortcuts to help you make quick, cheap and delicious meals that are packed full of nutrition.
Research could lead to improved treatment for common heart condition
Heart Foundation funded research is investigating a recently discovered nerve cell in the heart which might play in a role in atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm problem. It’s hoped the research could lead to better and more equitable treatment for New Zealanders who have this increasingly common condition.