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Better Breathing Programme

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The Better Breathing Programme is an 8-week programme designed for people with long term respiratory conditions.  Classes involve a personalised exercise regime and self-management education sessions to better understand their condition, monitor their own symptoms and learn how to stay well through better lifestyle and nutrition options.

You can access this programme by referral from the hospital, GP or your Health Practitioner.

How do I access this service?



Your GP, Middlemore hospital or Health Practitioner can refer you to this programme.

Service Types

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing
  • Smoking cessation

Education sessions that focus on self-managing your respiratory condition through exercise and better lifestlye and nutrition.


Programmes are FREE if you reside in the Counties Manukau region.

Languages Spoken


Wheelchair Access



East Auckland, South Auckland

Contact Details

Contact your GP to access this programme.

66R Mascot Avenue
Auckland 2022

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Street Address

66R Mascot Avenue
Auckland 2022

Postal Address

Respiratory Department
Private Bag 93311
Auckland 1640

This page was last updated at 3:01PM on November 29, 2017. This information is reviewed and edited by Better Breathing Programme.