Green Prescription is a free service which provides support and motivation to improve individual and whānau wellbeing through physical activity and lifestyle support. ​​​​​​​

How do I get a Green Prescription?

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 or 0800 (ACTIVE) 22 84 83.

When we receive your Green Prescription referral, Sport Canterbury will be in contact with you within seven working days to organise the next steps. ​​​​​​​

With Green Prescription you will have access to:

  • Support from one of our Healthy Lifestyle Advisors, who will work with you to set achievable goals to increase your motivation to be more active
  • Resources and advice around healthy eating, physical activity and general wellbeing
  • Physical activity taster sessions and the opportunity to attend community Healthy Lifestyle Programmes​​​​​​​

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