Matamata - 467876

General Practitioner Matamata, Waikato view map

Start date:
November 2018

 • Modern purpose built facilities
 • World famous “Hobbiton” movie set nearby
 • Central to Hamilton/Tauranga/Taupo/Rotorua


This is a permanent position with nine sessions per week plus on-call one session per week plus 1:8 weekends. We are looking for a GP that is hard-working with very good English skills. Happy to work as part of a friendly team and supportive of after-hours care in a rural community.


This is a large and well-staffed practice in modern facilities with lab, pharmacy and x-ray onsite. The practice employs eight full time and two part time general practitioners; they are supported by nine practice nurses, six receptionists and a practice manager. There is approximately 14,800 registered patients- largely made up of middle class Europeans, a cluster of low socio-economic Maori in an adjoining village are mostly catered for by a separate marae-based clinic.


Matamata is a rural town nestled at the base of the scenic Kaimai Ranges. It is well known for its thoroughbred industry, dairy farming heritage and the historic Firth Tower Museum.  Centrally situated in the Waikato region on the North Island, Matamata offers a range of walking and tramping options, golf courses and an extensive selection of cafes and accommodation. Hamilton is the nearest city and has an international airport.  Tauranga and the beautiful Mount Maunganui is a short 45 min drive over the scenic Kaimai Ranges. Since the launch of the Lord of the Rings movies and Hobbiton movie set tours, Matamata has become a vibrant visitor destination, attracting visitors from all over the world.

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How to apply

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Alternatively, contact Jacinta Sanders, Team Leader for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5871.


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