Kayaking in New Zealand

NZLocums is New Zealand’s government funded medical recruitment organisation.

We hold the government contract to recruit General Practitioners (GPs)/Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners throughout rural New Zealand.  

We offer a wide choice of exciting fixed-term and permanent clinical roles.

Our recruitment service is completely free.

Hot Jobs

  • Rawene


     • Longterm or permanent role
     • House and car included in package
     • Stunning kauri forest and scenic harbour
    For more information register now and quote reference 470092.  



  • Ruatoria


    • Friendly team
    • Accommodation & car provided  
    • Located in the scenic Waiapu Valley

    For more information register now and quote reference 466677.

  • Patea


    • Hiking in the morning, surfing in the afternoon
    • Strong community focus
    • Negotiable remuneration package 

    For more information register now and quote reference 472675.

What's New

  • GPs just landed in the heartland!

    Date published
    21 Feb 2018

    NZLocums orientation on January 8 was a great start to 2018 with 10 international GPs arriving from the UK, USA, Sweden, New Caledonia, Germany and The Netherlands. The orientation was a great opportunity to connect with other GPs and at the same time get to know what it is like to be a GP in New Zealand. They were all excited about the various rural practices they would working in across New Zealand.

  • Early Bird conference 2018 registration now open

    Date published
    30 Nov 2017

    Early bird registration is open for the 2018 New Zealand Rural General Practice Network National Rural Health Conference. From now until February 16, 2018 discounted rates apply. Everyone who registers and pays by close of the early bird option will enter a draw to win a FitBit. For more details on the programme, registration information and to book accommodation, visit the official conference website by clicking this LINK.

  • Gore hosts doctors from the UK and USA

    Date published
    31 Oct 2017

    Two GPs – one from America and one from the United Kingdom - will work at the same practice in Gore in the coming months. Dr Carl Rasmussen from the USA will be based at Gore Medical Centre for six months and Dr Jonathan Clowes from the UK for three months.

Get the best introduction to New Zealand's health system through our unique Orientation course.

Whether you are attending this informative three-day Orientation independently, or through our recruitment service, the monthly course is suitable for both overseas GPs, and Practice Nurses.

The course is endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of GPs for up to 14 credits CME.

Read our testimonials, brochure and course dates.

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