Short-term, fixed-term and permanent GP and NP vacancies in New Zealand. NZ Locums - Vacancies


Kia Ora, Welcome to New Zealand, a nation built on our fertile lands. New Zealand is a country of varied landscapes, rugged mountains, glistening lakes and lush plains.

NZLocums has a proud history of placing candidates into our country’s beautiful rural areas. Whether you are looking for short, medium or long-term positions, we are the only recruitment agency you will need.

NZLocums was developed for rural GPs, and is endorsed and funded by the New Zealand Government.
Unlike other recruitment agencies we do not charge placement fees to rural practices.
We assist approximately 200 general practices in New Zealand, in both small towns and rural settlements throughout New Zealand.

Our team of Relationship Managers at NZLocums will:

• Advise you on salary and benefits applicable to New Zealand practices
• Place you in contact with GPs and administrative staff at your prospective practice
• Advise and assist you in negotiating a contract with your prospective employer
• Assist you with the New Zealand Medical Council registration process
• Organise your attendance at our CME accredited three day Orientation

View our current vacancies below and contact us to discuss your opportunities further.


Long-Term / Permanent General Practitioner Vacancies

Please see our current long-term and permanent vacancies below and contact us to discuss your options further.

Upper North Island Lower North Island South Island  
Far North Hawera Amberley  
Huapai Marton Balclutha         
Huntly Opunake Darfield             
Kaitaia        Pahiatua Franz Josef         
Putaruru              Patea     Gore                     
Rawene            Raetihi               Gore                        
Ruatoria        Taihape               Kaikoura                     
Te Kuiti            Wairoa                     Murchison                           
Tokoroa          Waipukarau      Oamaru                                    
Waiheke Island               Oamaru                                  
Wellsford               Reefton                              
Whangaroa                             Tasman                                  
Whangamata                      Wanaka                                         
Whitianga                     Westport                        


Working as a GP Locum

Alternatively, there is the option to work as a roving GP locum. This option becomes available once you have worked in New Zealand as a GP for approximately six months. It will enable you to move around the country allowing you to experience all that life in New Zealand has to offer.