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Green Prescription - Sport Manawatu

Cancer Network Group Service


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Green Prescription (or GRx) is a Ministry of Health (MoH) and MidCentral District Health Board (MCDHB) funded programme that aims to get more people physically active.

Green Prescription Adults

Green Prescription is for people who are 18 years of age or older who are currently inactive but who are looking for support to improve their health and wellbeing through increased physical activity.

What does Green Prescription offer you?

  • Develop and monitor personal physical activity through a range of programmes
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance
  • Fun opportunities to participate in physical activities

Green Prescription Active Families / Active Teens

Green Prescription’s (GRx) Active Families / Active Teens is a free programme that targets 4-17 year olds and their families.

The programme is designed to provide support, guidance and opportunities to create healthy lifestyles through regular physical activity and healthy eating.

Service Areas

Exercise and relaxation

  • Rehabilitation

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Cancer Types

Brain and Spinal, Head and Neck / Thyroid, Lung, Breast, Upper Gastrointestinal (Oesophagus / Stomach / Liver), Lower Gastrointestinal (Bowel / Rectum / Anus), Kidney, Bladder, Testicular, Prostate, Gynaecological, Leukaemia and Blood, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Sarcoma, Childhood Cancers, Others


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

What's happening this term
See the current Green Prescription class timetable here.


Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

How to access this service

Complete the self-referral form online or speak to your healthcare provider.

For more information, contact Sport Manawatu.

Contact Details

47 Queen Street
Palmerston North 4410

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Street Address

47 Queen Street
Palmerston North 4410

Postal Address

PO Box 797
Palmerston North 4440

This page was last updated at 11:42AM on April 22, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Manawatu.