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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.

  • Wairoa 


     • Friendly, competent GP
     • House and car provided 
     • Hot summer beaches
    For more information register now and quote reference 511187.  



  • Great Barrier Island 


    • Unique, rural island setting
    • Small population
    • Subsidised housing

    For more information register now and quote reference 480058.

  • Owaka 


    • Beautiful South Island location
    • Close knit family community 
    • Accommodation and vehicle

    For more information register now and quote reference 466945.

What's New

  • Danish doctors deployed to rural NZ

    Date published
    1 Sep 2017

    Three Danes were amongst eight new international GPs who attended the August NZLocums Orientation course before heading to various rural practices.

  • GP CME South prize winner

    Date published
    17 Aug 2017

    A big congratulations to Deb Lawson from Kaikoura Health who was NZlocums’ prize draw winner at GP CME south, held in Christchurch from 11th – 13th August. Deb took home an amazing get well goodness goodie hamper with some delicious pick me up treats.
    We hope you enjoyed the treats Deb!

  • Exciting opportunity to lead a new era in PRIME

    Date published
    11 Aug 2017

    Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to chair the new National PRIME committee?
    The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (the Network) is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced and motivated PRIME clinicians New Zealand-wide to chair this newly-formed committee.

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.