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

  • Rural GPs and nurses get Queen’s Birthday honours

    Date published
    2 Jun 2015

    Two rural doctors and two nurses have been recognised for their services to health in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. They are Dr Tony Townsend (MNZM), Dr Barry Knight (QSM), Mrs Kainuku (Nurse) and Mrs Richardson (Nurse Practitioner).

  • We welcome Freddi and Jelle to New Zealand

    Date published
    25 May 2015

    Dr Phyllis (Freddi) Pennington from the USA, and Dr Jelle Peulen from the Netherlands have recently arrived on our shores and attended our three-day orientation.

  • World Family Doctors Day

    Date published
    19 May 2015

    Happy World Family Doctors Day, today 19 May!  A big thank you from NZLocums for helping our rural New Zealand communities.

  • A very happy locum!

    Date published
    6 May 2015

    Dr Deb Allert came from the USA to experience New Zealand first hand, taking a placement at Amberley Medical Centre in Canterbury. It was everything she hoped for; read Deb's story...

  • Meet NZLocums in Denmark!

    Date published
    6 May 2015

    FULLY BOOKED! At the end of May we are holding consultations in Odense.  If you'd like to meet us for a private consultation about the possibility of working in New Zealand, read on.


  • NZRGPN Deputy Chair receives 'Buddy' award

    Date published
    17 Apr 2015

    Dr Fiona Bolden has been recognised with a special ‘Buddy Award’ from the Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand Inc. (HFNZ) on 17 April 2015, World Haemophilia Day.

  • Meet NZLocums in the Netherlands!

    Date published
    10 Apr 2015

    FULLY BOOKED! If you're considering a GP job in New Zealand then book your consultation with us in Utrecht...

  • Nurse Practitioner leads the Network

    Date published
    18 Mar 2015

    Geraldine-Temuka-based nurse practitioner Sharon Hansen is the new interim chairperson of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network.

  • Dr Google is ready to see you now

    Date published
    13 Feb 2015

    Google's new health feature initiative, providing information on common illnesses, is welcomed by British GPs.

  • Conference 2015 CME Endorsement

    Date published
    12 Feb 2015

    Running from 12-15 March the NZRGPN-RHAANZ National Rural Health Conference has been endorsed for up to 21.00 credits...