See where Rotorua could take your medical career

Family friend filled with natural wonders

We have permanent and locum roles in Rotorua on the North Island of New Zealand ( 3 hours from Auckland). Explore lush rainforests, geothermal landscapes, and the glistening lakes of this magnificent region. Rotorua renowned for its community spirit and a great place to raise a family.

Rotorua doctor experience
Explore geothermal wonderlands

Rotorua is famous for its geysers, bubbling mud pools, steaming vents, boiling lakes, and colourful sinter terraces. Relax in the hot pools, or check out the many geothermal parks.

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Learn about Maori culture

Rotorua is a place of great significance when it comes to gaining a deep understanding of Māori culture and history. Visit Whakarewarewa - The Living Māori Village, Te Puia, or Tamaki Māori Village.

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Explore lush rainforests

Rotorua is surrounded by rainforests, one even features a world-renowned mountain bike park, which is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

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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Dr David Haunschmidt , Rotorua Hospital Lakes District HB
Benefits of working with Medrecruit
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Earn up to $3500/day

Locum doctors can earn fantastic rates with flexible hours and locations across Australia and New Zealand. No matter your future financial goals - locuming is a great way to boost your earnings. In Australia, locums may earn up to $3500/day.

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Flexible working options

Reclaim your work-life balance by picking up locum jobs that suit your lifestyle or seek career progression with our array of permanent roles.

2,000+ jobs to search from
2,000+ jobs to search from

We have Australasia's largest network of doctor jobs. This means more chance of finding the perfect role. Search yourself or take advantage of our free career support service and let our team find roles for you.

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Are doctors in demand in New Zealand?

Yes! Doctors are highly sought-after in New Zealand. There are many specialist roles on the skills shortage list including palliative medicine specialist, cardiologist, paediatrician and emergency medicine.