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

  • Seven rural practices receive nine new doctors

    Date published
    16 Sep 2016

    NZLocums hosted nine new doctors at its September Orientation course, held in Wellington, to prepare overseas General Practitioners and Practice Nurses for work in New Zealand.

  • PMAANZ Prize Winner

    Date published
    12 Sep 2016

    Congratulations Bernie Addy from Te Kuiti Medical Centre, who was our prize winner at the PMAANZ conference on Saturday. It was great talking with our New Zealand practice managers at the conference.

  • NZLocums will be at the PMAANZ Conference

    Date published
    7 Sep 2016

    Practice managers, come and visit us at the PMAANZ conference in Auckland this coming Friday and Saturday.

  • NZLocums welcomes new staff

    Date published
    5 Sep 2016

    Tamzyn Luafalealo and Sarah Fearon recently joined the NZLocums team.

  • Meet NZLocums in the UK!

    Date published
    15 Jul 2016

    If you're interested in working as a GP in New Zealand, come and meet us in the UK. We’ll tell you what you can expect, discuss how long you’d like to stay, and help you every step of the way through the application process.

  • RN prescribing a reality

    Date published
    14 Jul 2016

    The first registered nurse prescriber could be signing their first script on September 20 when long-awaited RN prescribing regulations come into force.

  • Mild winter greets adventurous orientation group

    Date published
    10 Jul 2016

    Four overseas doctors who attended NZLocums three-day July orientation course, originally booked their trips thinking they would plunge from a northern hemisphere summer into a snowy southern hemisphere winter. Instead they were greeted by unseasonably mild Wellington weather.

  • Lasting impression on locum GP

    Date published
    20 Jun 2016

    The ruggedness of the Southern Alps, the beauty of the beaches in Northland and the Coromandel, the awe-inspiring volcanic activity of White Island and a simpler medical system are just some of the memories American GP Thomas Holmes will take with him when he leaves New Zealand. Dr Holmes came to New Zealand through NZLocums recruitment services.

  • Doctor gives orientation course the thumbs up

    Date published
    15 Jun 2016

    Finnish-based doctor Antti Hakkarainen rates NZLocums orientation course as “essential” for international doctors coming to New Zealand to work for the first time.

  • GP CME prize winner

    Date published
    13 Jun 2016

    GP CME prize winner

    Busisiwe Mnguni, a dedicated locum doctor currently working in Taumarunui, was our prize winner at the GP CME conference.