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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Contact the Green Prescription Team

Email: grx@harboursport.co.nz

Phone: 09-415 4657

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2018 Nominations Now Open!
Harbour Sport is proud to announce that nominations for the 2018 annual Massey University Harbour Sport Excellence Awards are open.

The awards recognise exceptional performances and contribution to sport in the North Harbour region. This is a great opportunity to showcase the outstanding sporting talent in the region. Previous winners include Andy Maloney, Lydia Ko, Shaun Johnson, Lisa Carrington, Tom Abercrombie, Tony Woodcock and Jacko Gill.

This year’s awards are being held on Friday, 16th November 2018 at The Spencer on Byron Hotel.

Nominations close on Friday, 28th September 2018 at 5pm and the finalists will be announced on Friday, 12th October 2018 on the Harbour Sport website.

For further information, please contact:

Bella Wateridge
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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 the 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
  • GRx exercise classes are available at local Auckland Council Leisure Centre’s at a discounted rate while on the programme
  • Goal setting and nutrition advice
  • FREE Dietician consultations and nutrition workshops
  • Monthly follow-ups to support and motivate people to be independently active, eat healthily and live healthier lifestyles.

 

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Green Prescription @ Stanmore Bay 

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Green Prescription @ Glenfield

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Green Prescription @ Albany

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Green Prescription @ West Wave

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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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