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  • Wellington: capital of New Zealand. Vacancies for GPs and hospital doctors
  • Milford Sound on Beautiful South Island. Work as a GP in NZ and have weekends here
  • Wellington: One of the best (and least expensive) capital cities in the world to live in
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GP and Hospital Doctor Jobs in New Zealand

We have GP & Hospital Doctor Jobs on both the North and South Islands of New Zealand for UK & Irish doctorsNew Zealand needs to recruit around 500 GPs and up to 700 hospital doctors from overseas. This is not only to cope with a growing population but also to counter the flow of newly trained doctors out of the country to places like Australia.

The main vacancies are for experienced doctors with these specialties: General PracticeGeneral (Internal) Medicine and Accident & Emergency. There are also some vacancies for other specialists and more junior doctors – the latter primarily in A&E.

What's it like to live in New Zealand?

There are five major cities in New Zealand. Running from north to south: Auckland, Hamilton City, Wellington (the capital) on North Island, then Christchurch & Dunedin on South Island. Read on

What do Doctors Earn in New Zealand?

Doctors are the highest paid professionals in New Zealand. Salaries for GPs vary but with overtime, you’re likely to earn up to NZ$200,000 per annum. Hospital doctors earn in the range of NZ$150,000 to NZ$250,000, depending on experience. Read on

Where to Work in New Zealand

There are jobs for GPs in almost all areas of New Zealand – from pretty Alpine villages on South Island to the cities of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. There are Hospital Doctor jobs in the main hospitals in the outer suburban areas. Read on

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GPs and hospital doctors moving to Australia & New Zealand – Article in the FT

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