News

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

  • 3-D Printed Hip

    Date published
    29 Jan 2015

    A bike ride that went terribly wrong left this cyclist with a shattered hip and the regular fix wasn't taking - make way for the 3-D printer...

  • A whopper of an orientation!

    Date published
    27 Jan 2015

    Our first orientation course this year welcomed a massive 13 GPs in to the country.


  • Feijoa - a powerful punch

    Date published
    7 Jan 2015

    The University of Auckland has found that the properties in this little green fruit may become a treatment for inflammatory bowel disease.

  • 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.

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