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NZLocums is New Zealand’s government funded medical recruitment organisation.

We hold the government contract to recruit General Practitioners (GPs)/Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners throughout rural New Zealand.  

We offer a wide choice of exciting fixed-term and permanent clinical roles.

Our recruitment service is completely free.

  • Franz Josef 


     • Permanent role and friendly team 
     • Diversity in work / lifestyle 
     • Stunning West Coast scenery  

    For more information register now and quote reference L018176.

  • New Plymouth


    • Supportive and collaborative practice 
    • Located near city centre
    • Great work / lifestyle balance 

    For more information register now and quote reference M018548.

  • Westport


    • Vocationally trained GP
    • Diversity in work and lifestyle
    • Stunning West Coast 

    For more information register now and quote reference L018179.

What's New

  • Meet NZLocums in the UK!

    Date published
    15 Jul 2016

    If you're interested in working as a GP in New Zealand, come and meet us in the UK. We’ll tell you what you can expect, discuss how long you’d like to stay, and help you every step of the way through the application process.

  • RN prescribing a reality

    Date published
    14 Jul 2016

    The first registered nurse prescriber could be signing their first script on September 20 when long-awaited RN prescribing regulations come into force.

  • Mild winter greets adventurous orientation group

    Date published
    10 Jul 2016

    Four overseas doctors who attended NZLocums three-day July orientation course, originally booked their trips thinking they would plunge from a northern hemisphere summer into a snowy southern hemisphere winter. Instead they were greeted by unseasonably mild Wellington weather.

Get the best introduction to New Zealand's health system through our unique Orientation course.

Whether you are attending this informative three-day Orientation independently, or through our recruitment service, the monthly course is suitable for both overseas GPs, and Practice Nurses.

The course is endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of GPs for up to 14 credits CME.

Read our testimonials, brochure and course dates.

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Benefits include advocacy, networking, peer support, regular publications, reduced rates at their annual conference and media promotion.