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Sport Manawatu's Green Prescription Programme
Stressed? Overweight? High blood pressure? Diabetes? Other health conditions?
Get healthy, get active with Sport Manawatu's GREEN PRESCRIPTION programme!

Join Green Prescription

If you're interested in joining Sport Manawatu's Green Prescription programme,  please fill in the self referral form here.

What is Green Prescription?

Green Prescription is a Ministry of Health and MidCentral DHB funded programme aimed at getting more people physically active. Sport Manawatu run the programme...

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Weekly activity classes

GRx classes are run in seven centres throughout the Sport Manawatu region. Each class promotes the importance of health and physical activity...

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Information for Health Professionals

Whether you're a GP, nurse or health promoter and would like to know how you can be involved with Green Prescription or to order some more script pads....

 

 

 

 

Nutrition

Physical activity is only one component to improving your health. What you eat is also important....

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Links

These are just some of the organisations and sites we think will help you improve your health and wellbeing. 

Latest news

Is work making you fat?

We identify the classic weight-gain traps to be found in any workplace, on the road, or for stay-at-home mums... and show you simple steps to avoid them. Read more here

Prescribe exercise for health

Prescribing exercise increases physical activity levels and quality of life.  Read more here

Active Families

Green Prescription Active Families is a programme that helps you and your children to get active and learn about healthy eating. Read more here

Weekly Classes

Fx class

Activity classes are held throughout the region. During school holidays we are taking a break.
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Participants  comments

Sharing the Success of our Participants!

Tizzard's

We think our programme is pretty good as we know activity can help overcome health problems. Here are some stories from our participants. Read more here


Physical Activity Booklet

We've just developed a new exercise and nutrition booklet to help you get active. To download your copy click here.


Q & A

If you would like to contact us or ask our experts about activity or nutrition Read more here

Green Prescription 'Active Communities Newsletter
Issue 1: click here
Issue 2: click here
Issue 3: click here

Green Prescription 'Stories of Success' Booklet:
Check out our latest edition: Click here

FIND A SPORT

Explore the Sport Manawatu database for a club or activity near you!

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