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Description

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.

Criteria 

  1. Aged ≥ 18 years
  2. Waitemata DHB Geographical boundaries: North Shore, Rodney, Hibiscus Coast and Waitakere
  3. Currently inactive (less than 2.5 hours per week)
  4. Have a stable medical/ mental condition that could benefit from regular physical activity.
  5. Are at risk of developing a medical condition due to a sedentary lifestyle
  6. Ready to make changes to their lifestyle and consents to being referred

 

Ages

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Referral

Charges

We are a free service; however the organisations that we refer on to (e.g. gyms) will have a charge associated.

Languages Spoken

English, Māori, Samoan, Chinese, Mandarin Chinese

Services Provided

Asian services

We have Asian community advisors who provide support, connections in the community and activities for Asian families, adults and older adults in the community.

Kaupapa Māori

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.

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Injury, illness or disability

  • Disability support
  • Rehabilitation

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.…

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Region

North Auckland, West Auckland

Contact Details

Harbour Sport
Stadium Dr
Albany
Auckland 0632

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Street Address

Harbour Sport
Stadium Dr
Albany
Auckland 0632

Postal Address

PO Box 300-633
Albany
Auckland 0752

This page was last updated at 1:00PM on March 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Harbour Sport.