Matakaoa - Ref 800762

General Practitioner

Matakaoa, New Zealand - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • Friendly team
  • Accommodation and car provided
  • Beautiful scenery, a short drive to the coast


We have a permanent GP role to start as soon as possible. We are looking for a GP who has excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgement and a passion for improving and maintaining the health of all patients. 

This role would be suited to a GP with experience working in rural areas, ideally with some emergency experience. You must be open-minded and interested in learning about the Maori culture.

The role is ten sessions per week, with an on-call requirement of 1:4 weekday and 1:4 weekends.

This position is a sole practice.


A competitive remuneration is on offer. As part of the package a fully furnished house and car are provided. The practice will cover medical registration and medical indemnity insurance costs.


Matakaoa is a town located on the East Coast region of New Zealand’s North Island, 170 kilometres north of Gisborne.

Matakaoa is is an hours drive from the town of Ruatoria, home territory for the Ngati Porou tribe and the spiritual base for Maori Rastafarians who combine their Rasta teaching with tribal philosophies.

If you enjoy hiking, kayaking, fishing, tramping and all things outdoors the East Cape region is the ideal place for you.

Read more about Ruatoria here.

Read more about the East Cape here.

Read more about Gisborne here.

How to apply

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


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