Bay of Plenty - Ref 1295680

General Practitioner (Family Medicine)

Bay of Plenty. North Island - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 1 November 2022

  • Popular holiday destination
  • Warm summer climate
  • Stable, friendly workforce


We are seeking a General Practitioner (Family Physician) for a permanent position in the Bay of Plenty. The role is for eight sessions (four days) per week.

We would love someone who wants to fit into our friendly team of 4 doctors, 2 PN’s, 5 nurses, 2 HCA’s, 3 admin and a Manager. Our new doctor should come with a sense of humour and a caring, approachable personality to help our patients.


We are a PRIME practice (assist St John’s on callouts in this area during our normal working hours) and training for this will be provided. One of our GP’s is GPWSI accredited with Australasian College of Skin Cancer, who performs minor surgical procedures for patients from across the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

We have a lot of high needs patients who are supported by a very stable workforce – one of our directors started this practice 35 years ago, the average length of time our current staff have been employed is 11 years.


The Bay of Plenty is a place of beautiful harbours, long white surf beaches and an easy-going lifestyle. Everything you need for a perfect holiday is here- sun, sand, sea and a myriad of great places to eat and shop.

We are situated in the sunny Bay of Plenty, with plenty of outdoor attractions – hiking, fishing, biking, swimming but if shopping is more interesting to you, then Tauranga is just

The region has a temperate, maritime climate, with warm, humid summers and mild winters. It is one of the warmest regions in New Zealand, particularly along the coastline, and most areas experience at least 2,200 hours of sunshine per annum.

The Bay of Plenty is a popular holiday destination due to the summer climate and numerous public beaches, lakes and forests. The region received over 645,000 tourists in 2003, equivalent to one in three visitors to New Zealand coming to the region. Rotorua is a popular destination for international visitors, in particular the surrounding geothermal areas and Māori cultural centres. Tauranga is a popular domestic tourism destination, and also becoming popular internationally. Whale watching has become a popular attraction as the number of whales such as blue whales and humpback whales migrating into bay waters began to recover.

See more of the region here.

How to apply

Contact Jenny Butt, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5877


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