Opotiki - Ref 1161303

General Practitioner

Opotiki, Bay of Plenty - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 25 October 2021

  • Family/ Whanau focused community
  • Stunning Bay of Plenty
  • Easy access to the cities of Tauranga and Rotorua


We are seeking a permanent General Practitioner for this friendly practice located in the beautiful coastal town of Opotiki. The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong family values, culturally aware and have a desire to provide quality care to our patients. The role is comprised of 6 to 8 sessions per week, with a rostered on-call GP, one day maximum per week. The ideal candidate is an experienced GP, eligible to work in New Zealand.

The Practice will pay for Medical Council of NZ registration fees and medical indemnity insurance costs. Other assistance will be available if necessary for immigration, orientation to the NZ medical system and accommodation. The Practice may also pay for travel and moving costs.


We are an iwi owned practice located centrally within the Opotiki township. We have a small and friendly team, consisting of 2 other GP’s and 3 practice nurses. We strive to deliver a patient centered and culturally appropriate service to our mostly Maori patient register. Our patient register sits at 2900. We provide general medical services, with provision for minor accidents and minor surgical procedures.


Opotiki is a small town in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the North Island and one of the first places settled by Maori. In summer, the town enjoys an influx of holiday makers who come to experience  many outdoor activities, including our stunning beaches, fishing, diving, rivers, bushwalks, bike trails, hunting and more. The large cities of Tauranga and Rotorua are within an hour’s driving distance. Opotiki’s climate is equal to the best in New Zealand with lots of sunshine hours.

Take a look at the Opotiki region here.


How to apply

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


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