Move well

Access a range or information and activities to get you thinking about the link between exercise and mental wellbeing. Let’s get moving!

Quick reads

Read about sports activities you can do from Sport NZ.

Professor Holly Thorpe writes about her research into the benefits of outdoor recreation boosting recovery and resilience in times of crisis.

Read about how regular exercise is good for your body and your mind.


Listen to British GP Dr Jonty Heaversedge talk about the link between exercise and our mental wellbeing.


Take a look at the University Recreation social media pages:

  • Facebook: @unirecwellington
  • Instagram: @unirecwgtn

Recommendations from student wellbeing leaders:

Les Mills TVNZ on Demand

Nofo Fitness

Jump Jam

Youtube Yoga


7 minute workout is an app that shows you how to use high intensity circuit training exercises.

Strava is an app that turns your phone into a running and cycling computer to track your performance stats and dive in to your data.

Map My Walk is an activity tracking app for walkers that shows nearby walking tracks.


SMART goals worksheet from to help you put your exercise ideas into action.