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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.

  • Coopers Beach


     • Beautiful North Island location
     • Opportunity to work in a friendly practice
     • Great beaches and warm climate

    For more information register now and quote reference L018607.  


  • Oamaru 


    • Fantastic salary package
    • New practice 
    • Beautiful South Island location 

    For more information register now and quote reference L018677.

  • Waihi Beach


    • Enthusiastic GP who enjoys the outdoors
    • Great gold mining town
    • Pristine white sandy beaches 

    For more information register now and quote reference L018629.

What's New

  • April GPs are ready to roll!

    Date published
    20 Apr 2017

    This month, we welcomed Dr Tara Muscovich from the USA and Dr Ali Malik from the UK to New Zealand. The doctors took up roles in Whitianga and Greymouth. It was a pleasure introducing Tara and Ali to the New Zealand medical system through our Orientation course which prepares them for their placements.

  • Prize winner - NZRGPN conference 2017

    Date published
    5 Apr 2017

    Sharon Wards, CEO at Tararua Health Group Ltd was our prize winner at the National Rural Health Conference held over the weekend (March 31 – April 2) in the beautiful capital city. As always, it was amazing meeting so many enthusiastic delegates who were keen to get involved in mixing and mingling with their fellow health professionals both socially and educationally.

    Pictured above - Jacinta Sanders, NZLocums' Team Leader, Sharon Wards, CEO at Tararua Health Group Ltd and Saloni Pandey, NZLocums' Project Coordinator/Relationship Manager.

  • March Orientation prepares GPs for the regions

    Date published
    31 Mar 2017

    NZLocums March Orientation Attendees

    NZLocums March Orientation attendees Gina Boorsma, Laura Wallevik, and Matthew Grade travelled from the Netherlands, Denmark and the USA to work in Waimauku, Opunake and Warkworth. Both Gina and Laura are accompanied by their husbands and children. The latter will be attending New Zealand schools while they are here. We wish them all the best of luck on their adventures.

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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Benefits include advocacy, networking, peer support, regular publications, reduced rates at their annual conference and media promotion.