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Green Prescription - Sport Manawatu

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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.


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?


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

Contact us

For more information, contact Sport Manawatu.


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 Wellington Anniversary (24 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Services Provided

Exercise and relaxation

  • Rehabilitation

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

Family / whānau

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating

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

40 The Square
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

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Street Address

40 The Square
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

Postal Address

PO Box 797
Palmerston North 4440

This page was last updated at 7:01AM on September 6, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Green Prescription - Sport Manawatu.