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 urges women to look after their heart health
This May the Heart Foundation is urging New Zealand women to look after their heart health. More than 50 women in New Zealand die each week of heart disease, making it the single biggest cause of death for women in Aotearoa.
Dietary supplements and heart health
From co-enzyme Q10 to plant sterols, can dietary supplements benefit your heart health? We explore the evidence.
Heart attack sparks a new attitude to life
When Chess suffered a heart attack in 2015, she struggled with denial and anger, but now, years later she lives life with renewed vigour.