Yes! I want to stop New Zealand's single 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
Study to review treadmill testing at Christchurch Hospital
The Heart Foundation has announced a $148,000 grant to fund an exercise stress (treadmill) testing review at Christchurch Hospital, which researchers believe will reduce overcrowding at emergency and cardiology departments.
Celebrating ten years of salt reduction
This year is an important milestone for the Heart Foundation. Ten years ago, we began working with food companies to reduce the amount of sodium in bread.
Tight throat and breathlessness signal heart trouble
Kaye Burling had just completed a stand-up paddle board course in her hometown of Rotorua when she noticed a reoccurring tightness in her throat suddenly worsen.