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

General medicine/physician

  • Thames, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $2,400 per day
  • 01 Jul 2024 ~ 04 Oct 2024
Located in the heart of New Zealand, this public hospital is a leading healthcare provider in the region. The hospital is situated in a picturesque location, surrounded by lush greenery and scenic landscapes. The hospital is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced medical tech...

Specialist Consultant

General medicine/physician

  • Taupo, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $2,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 19 Jul 2024
This hospital is based within a lively town centre and is distinguished by its lakefront setting and outdoor sports ranging from fishing to jet-boating. Based in North Island, 400 km north of Wellington, the area is a popular destination with those seeking an urban getaway. There are multiple se...

Specialist Consultant

Gastroenterology and hepatology

  • Palmerston North, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $2,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 28 Jun 2024
This public hospital in New Zealand is located in a bustling city with a population of over 80,000 people. The hospital is a major healthcare provider in the region, offering a wide range of medical services to the local community. The hospital has a strong reputation for providing high-quality c...
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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
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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 $4000/day.

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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.