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
Heart Foundation advises the more we sit, the higher our risk of heart disease
With many people now able to work from home more often, New Zealanders are sitting more and moving less, putting them at greater risk of heart disease according to new advice from the Heart Foundation.
Covid-19 vaccine for people with heart conditions
Getting a Covid-19 vaccine is important for people with heart conditions or high blood pressure. We explain how the vaccine works, possible side effects and how to get it.
Overseas Training Fellowship key step in stellar career
Following the CSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting in June, we spoke with keynote speaker Associate Professor Gerard Wilkins to learn more about his history with the Heart Foundation.