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Green Prescription - Sport Taranaki

Cancer Network Group Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Green Prescription (GRx) is a free health promotion programme which aims to support you to make positive health changes to your lifestyle.

GRx aims to improve the health and wellbeing of adults through physical activity and nutrition support.  Through education, removal of barriers, and development of personal skills GRx aims to enhance physical, mental and social wellbeing. 

Once referred by your doctor or nurse, our Health Team at Sport Taranaki will contact you and get you underway with a suitable activity programme.  We’ll provide the support, advice and resources needed to help reduce those barriers and get you started on a journey to a healthier lifestyle. 

GRx involves phone support and/or face-to-face consultations with you to find the best solution and support for your circumstances.

How do I access this service?


Ask your doctor or practice nurse about Green Prescription.  Your doctor may refer you to the Green Prescription team if you both agree that your health would benefit from becoming…


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Alternatively, you can refer yourself by contacting the Green Prescription team at Sport Taranaki by phoning (06) 759 0930 or filling out a SELF REFERRAL FORM FOR GREEN PRESCRIPTION


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (14 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Services Provided

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

Contact Details

Yarrow Stadium
No 2 Field
Maratahu Street
New Plymouth 4310

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Street Address

Yarrow Stadium
No 2 Field
Maratahu Street
New Plymouth 4310

Postal Address

Yarrow Stadium, No 2 Field
Maratahu Street
New Plymouth
PO Box 5049

This page was last updated at 2:46PM on April 7, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Taranaki.