Pahiatua - Ref 641417

General Practitioner

Pahiatua, New Zealand - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: Negotiable

  • Family friendly community
  • Warm summer temperatures
  • Enjoy great scenery from forest parks to bush-covered valleys


We are looking for a permanent or fixed term GP to join a friendly and supportive team. The role is eight to ten sessions per week. The right candidate will be friendly, flexible, methodical and have a good sense of humour.

A house and car is provided for the first 3 months. The practice will also pay for Medical Council of NZ registration fee and Medical protection indemnity insurance.


This is a purpose built facility which has been extended and renovated. The premises is in the heart of the retail centre and within a 45 minute drive to Palmerston North Hospital.  A number of complimentary services are provided in the area by MidCentral Health and Central PHO.

There are approximately 5,800 enrolled patients. The demographic of the patients are a range of European, Maori, Asian and Pacific cultures.   


Pahiatua is a rural service town in the south-eastern North Island of New Zealand with an urban and rural population of over 4,000. It is between Masterton and Woodville on State Highway 2 and the Wairarapa Line railway, 60 kilometres north of Masterton and 30 kilometres east of Palmerston North. It is usually regarded as being in the Northern Wairapapa, but for local government purposes it is in the Tararua District, which encompasses Eketahuna, Pahiatua, Woodville and Dannevirke.

Unusually for a town of its size Pahiatua has retained several amenities that were lost to similar towns around New Zealand in the 1980s and 1990s, in particular banking, postal services, and a cinema. The town is served by four banks, a post office, a supermarket, four schools (3 Primary, 1 Secondary), a volunteer fire brigade, and a public library.

See more of the Tararua region here

How to apply

Contact Christy Lange, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5885


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