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Green Prescription - Sport Auckland

Community Health Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Sport Auckland Green Prescription (GRx) is a referral based health and wellness programme for adults 18 years and over. It is best suited for adults who would like support and motivation to get active and improve their lifestyle. It is delivered through group sessions in various communities in Auckland and Counties Manukau.

Sport Auckland also delivers Green Prescription 'Active Families' to children aged 5 - 17 years of age in ADHB. Please see this link for information relating to our Active Families programmes.

Primary Care based referrers should send eReferrals through CareConnect. Using this referral pathway is quick, easy and secure. 

  • CareConnect is the prefered eReferral method for all Primary Care 

What can you expect?

  • An initial phone call or online virtual one-on-one consultation with a Healthy Lifestyle Advisor 
  • Every Week - Four 'Nutrition and Wellness' webinars delivered by our team - free of cost to attend 
  • Daily Activity Challenges and Wellness Tips on Green Prescription - Sport Auckland Facebook page
  • Connecting participants to home based activitiy options, nutrition support and resources online 
  • Regular contact with participants every 2 weeks to check-in for accountability
  • Home based workout videos and nutrition videos 

Translation services are available in various languages across both DHBs.

Referral forms can also be downloaded from Healthpoint below for GRx adults and GRx Active Families.

Below is a short video about what the Sport Auckland Green Prescription (ages 18+) looks like from a participant point of view and what the programme involves.

Check out our Quick Video about the Green Prescription Service


How do I access this service?



SELF REFER via 0800 228 483 self-refer online at www.sportauckland.co.nz


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Maori, Samoan, Punjabi



Service Types

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

** GRx e-referrals can be sent from PRIMARY HEALTH CARE via MedTech, myPractice or Profile for Mac through Healthlink Forms to 'Sport Auckland Green Prescription'

Instructions on how to do…

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Asian services

Translation services are available free of charge for GRx service users - this is arranged by our team at Sport Auckland

Family / whanau

  • Parenting education
  • Postnatal support


What is GRx Active Families?
Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families is a programme that helps you and your children to get active and learn about healthy eating. Coordinators help your…

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Kaupapa Māori

Pacific Island people

Whanau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Pacific Island people

Older adult

We work with a large number of clients over the age of 65 years 



The GRx Active Families programme works closely with both parents/caregivers and the child to achieve maximum impact for the wider whanau.

Wheelchair Access



Central Auckland, East Auckland, South Auckland

Contact Details

Sport Auckland House
Level 4, Alexandra Park Function Centre
Gate B, Greenlane Road West

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Street Address

Sport Auckland House
Level 4, Alexandra Park Function Centre
Gate B, Greenlane Road West

Postal Address

Sport Auckland
PO Box 26599
Auckland 1344

This page was last updated at 2:17PM on May 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Auckland.