Urban Vacancies

Kia Ora, welcome to your new home in the South Pacific. New Zealand is the land of opportunities, steeped in culture and adventure.

At NZLocums we specialise in placing medical professionals into general practice roles.

We have a range of short, medium and long-term vacancies throughout our beautiful country.

The staff at NZLocums are dedicated to facilitating strong relationships between candidates and medical centres.

We will work with you to:

  • Advise you on salary and benefits applicable to New Zealand practices
  • Place you in contact with GPs and administrative staff at your prospective practice
  • Assist you in finding employment in a suitable position
  • Advise and assist you with the New Zealand Medical Council registration process
  • Place you in contact with previous locums who have worked in New Zealand

If you are interested in taking the next step in your life adventure, contact us today.

Current Urban Vacancies

Upper North Island


  • Family friendly practice
  • Collaborative team culture
  • Coastal North Island location

Start date: Jan 2021


  • Community focus
  • Short term and long term/permanent positions available

Start date: July 2020


  • Beautiful tourist city
  • Experienced clinical team
  • Relaxed and collaborative working environment

Start date: August 2020


  • Community focus
  • Semi-rural practice
  • Fixed or permanent role

Start date: October 2020


  • Beautiful lakeside location
  • Scenic resort town
  • Friendly and supportive practice

Start date: October 2020


  • Beautiful, beachside community
  • Dedicated and passionate healthcare team
  • Sunny and warm climate

Start date: November 2020


  • Picturesque beaches and coastline
  • Warm and sunny climate
  • No afterhours or weekend work required

Start date: October 2020

Lower North Island


  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive team
  • Great work life balance

Start date: As soon as possible

Carterton – Locum

  • 5 October to 9 October
  • 7 December to 11 December

Start date: Dates available from Oct 2020 onwards

Hawkes Bay

  • Supportive practice with strong collegial support
  • Work-life balance is a priority
  • Beautiful Hawkes Bay location

Start date: October 2020

Hawkes Bay

  • Community owned practice
  • Permanent or fixed term position available
  • Warm, central North Island location

Start date: November 2020


  • Permanent or long-term
  • Only 1.5 hours to Capital City, Wellington
  • Picturesque and warm climate

Start date: 1 January 2020


  • Permanent or long-term
  • Growing GP practice
  • Picturesque and warm climate

Start date: ASAP


  • Great location, north of Wellington
  • Great team environment
  • Sunny and warm climate

Start date: Jan 2020

New Plymouth

  • GP or Urgent Care Physician
  • Long-standing medical team
  • Beautiful coastal location

Start date: 7 October 2019

Palmerston North

  • Enjoy the outdoors
  • Well-resourced urban practice
  • Central location to other major cities
  • Warm and friendly team

Start date: As soon as possible


  • Great location near Wellington city
  • Friendly practice
  • Relocation assistance

Start date: As soon as possible


  • Friendly, welcoming work environment
  • Challenging and interesting practice
  • Competitive remuneration

Start date: As soon as possible

South Island


  • Progressive and sustainable practice
  • Join an experienced and supportive team
  • An hour from the Mt Hutt ski field

Start date: July 2020


  • Long term or permanent position
  • Relocation assistance negotiable
  • Dry, temperate climate

Start date: ASAP


  • Located in the beautiful Marlborough region
  • Supportive and fun work environment
  • Assistance with accommodation and vehicle

Start date: As soon as possible

Blenheim – Locum

  • Visit Marlborough for Spring!
  • 8 sessions a week with minimal afterhours requirement
  • Assistance with travel, accommodation and vehicle negotiable

Start date: July 2020

Dunedin – Locum

  • 4 month locum position
  • 5 sessions per week, no after hours or on-call
  • Session rate negotiable

Start date: 16 November 2020

Greymouth – Locum

  • Locums required on an ongoing basis
  • Two sessions per day
  • Excellent session rate with accommodation and vehicle provided

Start date: Flexible


  • New practice, new team
  • Permanent or fixed term role
  • Enjoy the scenic and rugged coast

Start date: 1 November 2020


  • 6 sessions per week
  • Well-established practice
  • One of the sunniest spots in New Zealand

Start date: October 2020

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