In our articles you will find news, views and issues from around New Zealand.  We also profile some of our placements so that you can see and experience what living and working in New Zealand is really like. 

Picture:  Mt Manganui beach

Latest Updates

  • Retention of GPs on Immigration’s skill list!

    Date published
    19 Dec 2014

    A decision by The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment not to remove GPs from its Long Term Skill Shortage List (LTSSL) is a common sense decision in light of ongoing and growing GP shortages in many parts of rural New Zealand.

  • New CE brings sector knowledge and experience

    Date published
    5 Dec 2014

    Former Cancer Society head Dalton Kelly is the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s new Chief Executive.

  • Health minister hears rural health’s big issues

    Date published
    2 Dec 2014

    Key rural health priorities and issues were on the agenda when New Zealand Rural General Practice Network leaders met with new health minister Jonathan Coleman.

  • Another new member of the team!

    Date published
    25 Nov 2014

    With Sarah expecting the patter of tiny feet and taking a year off, we have welcomed Lucy Tregidga to NZLocums. Lucy has joined us on a permanent basis.

  • Chair of NZRGPN wins the Golden Gumboot!

    Date published
    18 Nov 2014

    Awarded to someone who has made a positive impact to rural New Zealand is our very own Dr Jo Scott-Jones, the chair of the Network. Read on >

  • A new face in NZLocums!

    Date published
    5 Nov 2014

    With long-standing Relationship Manager, Emalene Pearson sadly leaving us to go on her very own adventure, we welcome a new team member.

  • Consultations in Washington DC

    Date published
    23 Sep 2014

    Work as an FP in New Zealand! Meet us for your personal one-to-one consultation on Sunday 26 October 2014.

    Cape Palliser

  • London consultations - book yours now

    Date published
    23 Sep 2014

    Here’s your exciting opportunity for a GP job with your name on it, and the lifestyle that you’ve been dreaming of.

    Pohutukawa blossom

  • Alliancing Workshop - Watch the video

    Date published
    16 Sep 2014

    More than 80 representatives from rural general practices, DHBs, PHOs and other allied sector organisations attended the workshop in Wellington to discuss the new Alliancing era and its impact on rural communities.

  • Photography an art form and therapy for locum GP

    Date published
    3 Sep 2014

    GP and passionate photographer Caroline Fraser has an eye for the natural landscape that manifests in an abstract art form – her very own style of photography.