Health advice for flooding

Click on the “read more” button for advice on how to help protect your health and that of your whānau if flooding occurs.


Have a safe-as summer

Get ready for a safe-as summer. Enjoy summer this year by being prepared and knowing how to stay safe.

COVID-19 public health advice and information

Information for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes community, including on immunisation, testing, self-isolating and case updates

Protect yourself against Legionnaires' disease

There are easy steps you can take to protect yourself from Legionnaires' disease when you're gardening this summer. Legionnaires’ disease is an uncommon but dangerous disease.

Kia ora haere mai

Welcome to Toi Te Ora Public Health

Toi Te Ora Public Health's vision is lifelong health and wellbeing for all.

Our purpose is to improve, promote and protect the health of the communities in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts.

Established in 1996, we are the public health unit for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts.

We are one of twelve public health units across New Zealand and are funded by the Ministry of Health.

We focus on the achievement of health equity, in particular for Māori.


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