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Active Families
An active family is a healthy family. Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families is a free programme which 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.The Active Families coordinator will support and guide the family to set achievable goals and increase their [read more]
Cycling Uncovered
Registrations for this workshop are now closed. [read more]
Getting Started
Getting started is the hardest part - here's how to make things a little easier!
Congratulations! you’ve just made the first step to becoming a champion of your own health and wellbeing! But where to start! Most people out there see becoming healthy and more active as a big challenge. But really its not. The hardest part is getting started! We have put together some “get started points” to help you on your way to having a healthy [read more]
Green Prescription - Contacts
 Back to GRx main menu         Katrina Gemmell Green Prescription Coordinator - I run weekly educational and activity classes. Contact me if you would like: Information on physical activity or exercises that might be right for you        Click here to contact us [read more]
Green Prescription - Information for Health Professionals
Whether you're a GP, nurse or health promoter you play an important role in the Green Prescriptionprogramme.                 Criteria: Everyone who is referred to Green Prescription must be over the age of 18, be medically stable and are inactive but want to be active. What we do: We'll talk to the participant and work out which activities would be suited to them [read more]
Green Prescription - Links
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Green Prescription - Main menu
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 [read more]
Green Prescription - main menu - 2nd one
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Green Prescription - Nutrition
 Physical activity is only one component to improving your health. What you eat is also important.     Healthy eating doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. It is more than just a diet that you follow until you've lost weight. It's a way of life to keep you healthy. Start with small changes and work your way up to the [read more]
Green Prescription - old page
Green Prescription (or GRx) is a SPARC and MidCentral DHB funded programme aimed at getting more people physically active. Sport Manawatu run the programme which provides support and weekly classes to participants What is it? A Green Prescription is a script with a difference. It can be obtained from your doctor, nurse or community health worker and instead of medicine, [read more]
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