Green Prescription

Be Physically Active, as part of Your Health Management. The Smart and Cost-effective way to Help you stay Healthy.
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Email: grx@harboursport.co.nz

Phone: 09-415 4657

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Tomorrow we will be announcing the 2017 Legends of Harbour inductees! A bit about the Legends of Harbour for those that don't know:

The Harbour Region grows from strength to strength yearly and is now leading the way in many sports on national and international stages.

The continued success of the established North Harbour Region for over 20 years now allows us to celebrate our rich sporting heritage. Through the “Legends of Harbour” Sports Hall of Fame, a number of inductees are recognized at the Harbour Sport Excellence Awards.Inductees are selected by an independent panel of judges. These sporting heroes are then honored at the Excellence Awards Evening; and their achievements recognized on a lasting basis via the Harbour Sport website, media and other regional information outlets.

A Legend of Harbour athlete must be a recognised North Harbour sporting identity, outstanding achievement at an international level, been retired from Elite Sport for a minimum of 5 years contributed positively to and brought credit to their sport in the Harbour Region.

Stay tuned for the announcement tomorrow!
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Motivating Adults to Keep Healthy and Active

What is Green Prescription?

Green Prescription is a free 3-4 month health and wellness programme delivered by Harbour Sport. It aims to increase physical activity and improve nutrition of adults aged 18 years and over. Healthy Lifestyle Advisors provide individuals with support and motivation to become independently active with the ultimate goal to improve health.

What does the service include?
  • Face to face healthy lifestyle consultations provided at Auckland Council Leisure Centres and a medical centre:
    • West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre, Henderson
    • Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre
    • Stanmore Bay Pool and Leisure Centre
    • Albany Pool and Leisure Centre
    • Birkenhead Pool and Leisure Centre
    • Birkdale Family Doctors, Birkdale
  • GRx exercise classes are available at local Auckland Council Leisure Centre’s at a discounted rate while on programme plus community options
  • Goal setting and nutrition advice
  • FREE Dietician consultations and nutrition workshops
  • Monthly follow ups to support and motivate people to be independently active, eat healthy and live healthier lifestyles.
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Stanmore Bay Wellbeing Wednesday and Super Saturday

Green Prescription @ Glenfield

** NEWGreen Prescription @ West Wave

Criteria

  • Aged ≥ 18 years
  • Geographical boundaries: North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere and Hibiscus Coast
  • Currently inactive (less than 2.5 hours per week)
  • Have a stable medical/ mental condition that could benefit from regular physical activity.
  • Are at risk of developing a medical condition due to a sedentary lifestyle
  • Ready to make changes to their lifestyle and consents to being referred

Referrals can be by the general practice team (doctor or practice nurse), or any other health professional.

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Objectives

The goals and objectives of Green Prescription are:

  • Encouraging sedentary adults to become independently active
  • Supporting improvements in nutrition
  • Promoting healthier lifestyle choices for adults in Waitakere, North Shore and Rodney regions

For more information please contact the Green Prescription Team on:

Email: grx@harboursport.co.nz

Phone: 09-415 4657

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