South Canterbury Green Prescription 

What is Green Prescription?

Green Prescription is a free service that provides support and motivation to improve individual and whānau well-being through physical activity and lifestyle support.

Our aim is to help you and your whānau to live an active and healthy life. 

Green Prescription is available for individuals who reside in South Canterbury  (Timaru, Geraldine, Twizel & Waimate).

For Healthy Lifestyle support in Christchurch please speak to your General Practice team. 

How do I get a Green Prescription?

Are you 16 years or over and want support to be more physically active?

Do you live in South Canterbury?

Complete a Green Prescription self-referral form - or speak with your doctor, practice nurse or health care professional, and ask for a Green Prescription.

Otherwise, feel free to contact us on (03) 373 5057 

With Green Prescription you will have access to:

  • Support from one of our knowledgeable Healthy Lifestyle Advisors
  • Regular follow-up to support you on your journey 
  • Physical activity and healthy eating information
  • Opportunity to attend a community healthy lifestyle programme - Be Active!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Meet the Team