Green Prescription (GRx) is a nationwide programme that motivates sedentary adults (18 years and older) to become active. Patients that would benefit from an exercise programme are referred to us by the general practice team (doctor or practice nurse), or any other health professional.
Green Prescription offers 3-4 months of support to assist with your motivation and provides all the information needed to lead an independently active lifestyle.
- Aged ≥ 18 years
- Waitemata DHB Geographical boundaries: North Shore, Rodney, Hibiscus Coast and Waitakere
- Currently inactive (less than 2.5 hours per week)
- Have a stable medical/ mental condition that could benefit from regular physical activity.
- Are at risk of developing a medical condition due to a sedentary lifestyle
- Ready to make changes to their lifestyle and consents to being referred
Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua
How do I access this service?
We are a free service; however the organisations that we refer on to (e.g. gyms) will have a charge associated.
English, Māori, Samoan, Chinese, Mandarin Chinese
We have Asian community advisors who provide support, connections in the community and activities for Asian families, adults and older adults in the community.
We have Māori staff who provide support, connections in the community and activities for Māori families, adults and older adults in the community.
Mother and child / Māmā and pēpi
We cater for women who need support during and after pregnancy.
Pacific Island people
We have a Pacific Island community advisor who provides programmes for Pacific Island families, adults and older adults in the community.
Wellness / healthy lifestyle
We provide support for people once they have finished rehabilitation programmes. This support includes goal setting for healthy eating and exercise programmes.
We also provide low cost exercise classes in…
Injury, illness or disability
- Disability support
We provide support, nutrition advice and specialised exercise programmes to people who have sustained an injury, have had surgery that alters their exercise capacity or people who have a disability.…
North Auckland, West Auckland
(09) 415 4657
(09) 415 4594
PO Box 300-633
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This page was last updated at 1:00PM on March 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Harbour Sport.