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.

  • Huntly - Nurse Practitioner 


     • Own your role as the first NP in this team 
     • Fantastic remuneration 
     • Central location to Auckland  

    For more information register now and quote reference L018099.

  • New Plymouth


    • Supportive and collaborative practice 
    • Located near city centre
    • Great work / lifestyle balance 

    For more information register now and quote reference M018548.

  • Westport


    • Vocationally trained GP
    • Diversity in work and lifestyle
    • Stunning West Coast 

    For more information register now and quote reference L018179.

What's New

  • Bluff to Cape Reinga Arthritis NZ fundraiser

    Date published
    22 Sep 2016

    Epic Arthritis NZ fundraiser walk by Otago nursing student – can you assist?

    Second-year Otago Polytechnic nursing student and incoming New Zealand Rural General Practice Network student representative Kazushi Noiri, aka Kaz, is embarking on a 66-day walk - the length of New Zealand - to raise funds for Arthritis NZ. The 29 year-old is likely to be passing through your town or one nearby during the epic trek, which begins on October 12 in Bluff and is scheduled to finish on December 16 at Tapotupotu, Cape Reinga.

  • Urban medical recruitment a new focus for NZLocums

    Date published
    22 Sep 2016

    NZLocums Senior Relationship Manager, Sarah Maguire, has embarked on a new project after recently returning to the workforce following maternity leave.While NZLocums’ focus is first and foremost on the placement of General Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners into rural communities, in accordance with their Government recruitment contract, outside of the contract and under Sarah’s guidance, NZLocums has expanded its recruitment services to provide placements into urban locations.

  • Intrepid doctor shares her travelling experiences

    Date published
    21 Sep 2016

    Canadian born doctor Vivian Skovsbo has worked in many countries around the world. Recruited by NZLocums as a GP in New Zealand, we asked her about her career choice, experiences working overseas and here, and why she’s chosen to come back and work in New Zealand on more than one occasion. 

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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