Green Prescription - Otago & Southland
Community Health Service
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
Green Prescription is a free intervention programme aimed at those aged 17 and above. Our trained Green Prescription (GRx) staff provide free personalised support for you to begin your journey to a healthier, more active you. The programme is designed to enhance physical, mental and social wellbeing through free physical activity and healthy eating support. We will work with you to find the best solution for your circumstances, whether you are new or returning to physical activity.
Our Service Includes:
- Ideas, tips and information about healthy eating and activity/sport options.
- Trial passes and subsidised rates for some facilities/physical activity options.
- Opportunities and support to try new things.
- Goal setting and motivational support.
In Southland, we provide initial phone consultation and phone-based support (once a month for three months).
For more information, see the Sport Southland website here.
In Otago, we provide initial phone consultation and phone-based support (once a month for three months or longer).
For more information, see the Sport Otago website here.
Green Prescription - Active Families
Active Families is a free health intervention programme aimed at 4 - 18 year olds and their families who are looking for support and guidance towards achieving a healthy balance of regular physical activity and good nutrition.
Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi
How do I access this service?
No fees apply.
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
Public Holidays: Closed Southland Anniversary (19 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (20 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).
Wellness / healthy lifestyle
- Exercise and activity
- Healthy eating
- Mindfulness and mental wellbeing
Green Presciption - Active Families is a health intervention programme aimed at 4 - 18 year olds and their families.
Family / whānau
Green Presciption - Active Families
This is a health intervention programme aimed at 4 - 18 year olds and their families.
Dunedin - South Otago, Southland
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.More details…
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