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Stressed? Overweight? High blood pressure? Diabetes? Other health conditions?
Join Green PrescriptionIf 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...
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...
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....
Physical activity is only one component to improving your health. What you eat is also important....
These are just some of the organisations and sites we think will help you improve your health and wellbeing.
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
Green Prescription Active Families is a programme that helps you and your children to get active and learn about healthy eating. Read more here
Activity classes are held throughout the region. During school holidays we are taking a break.
Read more here
Sharing the Success of our Participants!
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