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.
What is the Mediterranean diet?
The Mediterranean diet is often said to be one of the healthiest. But does it live up to its good reputation and is it good for your heart? We look at the foods you can eat on the diet, and the overall benefits.
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.