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

  • Consultations in Toronto, ON

    Date published
    22 Oct 2015

    Come along and meet us for your very own consultation. Find out about working in New Zealand as a Family Physician and how we can help you find your perfect placement. Read more >


  • NZLocums recruits its first permanent NP

    Date published
    25 Sep 2015

    In a first-ever recruitment appointment NZLocums has placed a Nurse Practitioner into a permanent role in a New Zealand rural general practice.

  • Happy beginnings for Dr Myhre & family

    Date published
    24 Sep 2015

    Dr Nikki Myhre and family have quickly settled in to New Zealand with the kids loving the parks and Nikki glad to be away from the USA health system.

  • The crew from September's orientation!

    Date published
    18 Sep 2015

    This month we've welcomed seven GPs and their families to New Zealand.


  • RACGP GP15 - Melbourne

    Date published
    10 Sep 2015

    NZLocums is attending the RACGP GP15 conference held from 21-23 September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

  • August's Orientation

    Date published
    28 Aug 2015

    Attending orientation this month was Dr Justin Shenton from the UK and Dr Malin Lagerberg from Sweden.

  • Canadian Family Medicine Forum

    Date published
    13 Aug 2015

    Are you attending the CFMF in Toronto this year?  Jacinta and Ellen would love you to drop by our stand for a chat about all things NZ, and how we can help you find a Family Physician role here.

  • GP drought in New Zealand

    Date published
    10 Aug 2015

    With an ageing GP workforce New Zealand needs 1000 general practitioners to fill the gap.  Initiatives are underway to bring GP placements in to students' training, and more are choosing general practice over other specialisations but it'll take some time before we feel the difference.

  • Extra funding for NP training

    Date published
    3 Aug 2015

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced there will be 20 more Nurse Practitioner training places next year – hailed ‘ground breaking’ by NZRGPN Chair, Sharon Hansen.

  • AAFP Family Medicine Experience

    Date published
    14 Jul 2015

    Are you going to the AAFP Family Medicine Experience? Meet Tom and Louise at booth 1206 from 1-3 October 2015 at the Colorado Convention Centre, Denver, USA.