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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Motivating Adults to Keep Healthy and Active

What is Green Prescription?

Green Prescription is a nationwide programme that motivates sedentary adults to become active. Patients that would benefit from an exercise programme are referred to us by doctors practice nurses, physiotherapists and nutritionists/dietitians.

You can now also self-refer, we will still need your doctor or nurse to sign off.

GRx offers 3-4 months of phone support to assist with your motivation and provides all the information needed to lead an independently active lifestyle.

FREE and Subsidised on Green Prescription (GRx)

  • Free Consultations and $5 Exercise Classes 3 days a week at Glenfield Leisure Centre
  • Free Consultations and $5 ‘Wellbeing Wednesday’ and ‘Super Saturdays’ Exercise Programmes at Stanmore Bay Leisure Centre
  • Free group dietician workshops for ALL Green Prescription clients! Come and join us every month at Stanmore Bay Leisure Centre. See flyer for further details.

What’s Happening in Your Area

Stanmore Bay Wellbeing Wednesday and Super Saturday

Green Prescription @ Glenfield

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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
  • Promoting sport and recreation as a healthy lifestyle choice
  • Promoting healthier lifestyle choices for adults in the 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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