Yes! I want to stop New Zealand's biggest killer.
Our mission: to STOP New Zealanders dying prematurely of heart disease and HELP people with heart disease to live full and productive lives
That's one in twenty 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
Heart Foundation teams up with St John for Restart A Heart Day
St John knows that bystanders having the confidence to take action when a person is in cardiac arrest can be the difference between a life saved or a life lost. Early intervention can increase a person’s survivability by more than 50 per cent.
Is going vegetarian healthier?
With World Vegetarian Day on 01 October – it was time for our nutrition experts to have a go at trialling another dietary approach. Surely going meat-free couldn’t be too difficult? Or could it!
Open heart surgery prompts support
When the Heart Foundation held its Annual Appeal during February 2017, thousands of volunteers took to the streets nationwide to help raise funds for the charity.