See where Nelson & Marlborough could take your medical career

Beaches, rainforests, and last (but not least), wine...

Marlborough and Nelson lie just across the Cook Strait from Wellington, renowned for their warm climates, both are popular coastal holiday spots, particularly the Marlborough Sounds, Abel Tasman National Park, and Kaikoura.

The two regions also have a plethora of local produce, most famous as producers of the award-winning wines that you can sample here and in the world’s finest restaurants.

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Get lost in the Marlborough Sounds

Explore ancient sunken river valleys filled with the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Lush forested hills rise from the ocean around a coastline of sheltered inlets and golden sand bays.

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The Marlborough and Nelson area has lots of opportunities to get outdoors and reconnect with nature. Spend your days off on hikes, bike rides, or relaxing in this laid back coastal region.

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Sample local wine and cuisine

The temperate town of Blenheim is an ideal base for those who want to explore the local wine and food culture. Bike around the vineyards or catch a tour. Nelson nearby is also renowned for local cuisine and wine.

Hot jobs in the North Island

Specialist Consultant


  • Camberley, Hastings, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $3,000 per day
  • 15 Mar 2024 ~ 29 Apr 2024
This public hospital services a region of over 162,000 people. The hospital supports a wide range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. Come and develop your career, working in a wonderful part of New Zealand in modernising facilities with a dedicated and fun team. Hawke's B...

Specialist Consultant

Emergency medicine

  • Tauranga, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $250 per hour
  • NOW ~ 31 Dec 2024
This hospital is situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. The hospital itself is a secondary facility and provides level 4-5 services with a 349 bed capacity. There are multiple services in...

Specialist Consultant

Emergency medicine

  • Taumarunui, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $200 per hour
  • 25 Mar 2024 ~ 31 May 2024
Located in the heart of New Zealand, this public hospital is a hub of healthcare services for the local community. The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and a team of highly skilled medical professionals who are dedicated to providing the best possible care to patients. The ho...
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Lovely staff members on the phone and over email. Very easy and pleasant to work with. Clear instructions and documentation.

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