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Green Prescription - Sport Wellington

Cancer Network Group Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Green Prescription (GRx) is a free programme to improve the health and wellbeing of adults and whānau through physical activity/nutrition support to help individuals make sustainable, healthy behaviour changes. Through education, removal of barriers, and development of personal skills GRx aims to enhance physical, mental and social wellbeing.

How we support:

  • Individual face-to-face consultations with a Healthy Lifestyles Co-ordinator and regular follow-ups for up to 6 months
  • Resources and advice around healthy eating and physical activity
  • Motivation and goal-setting support
  • Practical cooking and food workshops
  • Physical activity tasters, and support to link into community events and physical activity programmes

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


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Above are our office hours. Green Prescription programmes may run outside these times.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

How to access this service

You can ask your GP or practice nurse or other healthcare professional to make a referral to Sport Wellington. Once referred, our Healthy Lifestyles team will contact you to arrange an individual phone or in-person consultation.

How can I refer my client?

Sport Wellington accepts referrals across the Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa DHB regions.

For medical centres
Sport Wellington is no longer accepting faxed referrals from medical centres with access to HealthLink eReferrals. For instructions on how to send an eReferral directly from your Patient Management System, please view the eReferral instructions (MedTech).

For secondary care and other providers
Sport Wellington is no longer accepting faxed referrals from hospital and community based health providers. Please request the secure email based referral form.

For more information on Green Prescription or other healthy lifestyle opportunities, please call 0800 ACTIVE or email

Team details

Our experienced team is made up of nutritionists, exercise specialists, health promoters, midwife and psychologists.

Contact Details

Level 1
223 Thorndon Quay
Wellington 6011

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Level 1
223 Thorndon Quay
Wellington 6011

This page was last updated at 1:16PM on November 26, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Wellington.