NZLocums 6

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.

  • Patea


     • Hiking in the morning
     • Great community focus 
     • Negotiable remuneration package on offer

    For more information register now and quote reference L018722.  


  • Kaikoura


    • Join the practice partnership
    • Amazing whale watching
    • Breath-taking beaches

    For more information register now and quote reference L018623.

  • Franz Josef


    • Permanent role with friendly team
    • Diversity in work and lifestyle 
    • Stunning West Coast scenery 

    For more information register now and quote reference L018176.

What's New

  • 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.

  • NZlocums prize draw winner

    Date published
    11 Aug 2017

    Otago University medical student Alex McKenna was the lucky winner of New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s prize draw hamper at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners recent Dunedin conference.  

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.