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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.

Hot Jobs

  • Raetihi


     • Friendly and close-knit team
     • Great location for outdoors team
     • On the edge of beautiful National Parks
    For more information register now and quote reference 475104.  



  • Kaitaia


    • Beautiful, warm, coastal location
    • Experienced clinical team
    • Excellent support and training encouraged

    For more information register now and quote reference 471878.

  • Wellsford


    • Accommodation & vehicle assitance 
    • Close to Auckland 
    • Warm temperate climate  

    For more information register now and quote reference 559922.

What's New

  • Meet us at the Goodfellow Symposium!

    Date published
    12 Mar 2018

    Calling all GPs and NPs!

    Visit us on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, 23 to 25 March at the Goodfellow Symposium, Vodafone Events Centre, Manakau, Auckland, Stand Number 8.

    Come and have a chat to us - we might just have a vacancy with your name on it, and of course there’s a prize on offer! 


  • GPs just landed in the heartland!

    Date published
    21 Feb 2018

    NZLocums orientation on January 8 was a great start to 2018 with 10 international GPs arriving from the UK, USA, Sweden, New Caledonia, Germany and The Netherlands. The orientation was a great opportunity to connect with other GPs and at the same time get to know what it is like to be a GP in New Zealand. They were all excited about the various rural practices they would working in across New Zealand.

  • Early Bird conference 2018 registration now open

    Date published
    30 Nov 2017

    Early bird registration is open for the 2018 New Zealand Rural General Practice Network National Rural Health Conference. From now until February 16, 2018 discounted rates apply. Everyone who registers and pays by close of the early bird option will enter a draw to win a FitBit. For more details on the programme, registration information and to book accommodation, visit the official conference website by clicking this LINK.

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.