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
Show your big heart - volunteer for the Big Heart Appeal street collection 2022
The Heart Foundation is calling for New Zealanders to show their big hearts by volunteering for its single most important fundraising campaign of the year on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 February 2022.
Keeping hydrated for a healthy heart
As the weather begins to warm up, now is a good time to start thinking about the ways in which we quench our thirst and the best drinks for our heart.
Doctor to receive specialist training on the latest heart disease procedures
The Heart Foundation has awarded its John Ormiston Fellowship to Dr Bernard Wong, who will spend a year at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. There he will undertake research and clinical practice and learn up-to-the-minute intervention procedures, some of which are not yet available in New Zealand.