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
New eLearning programme for primary care nurses launched
The Heart Foundation is launching a new free, accessible and high-quality eLearning programme for nurses working in primary care.
How to make lifestyle changes stick
Do you find it hard to stick to healthy habits? You're not alone. Find out what it takes to make lifestyle changes last, and what to do if you fall off track.
Car accident exposes serious heart condition
Rotorua local, Wiremu Keepa, didn't know why he kept blacking out. But when it happened at the wheel, it uncovered a serious heart condition.