Research Understanding and experience of climate change in rural general practice in Aotearoa New Zealand Understanding and experience of climate change in rural general practice in Aotearoa New Zealand Krystyna Glavinovic, Kyle Eggleton, Rhoena Davis, Kim Gosman, Alexandra Macmillan Climate change is already affecting Aotearoa New Zealand (Aotearoa-NZ). The public health effects are varied and complex, and rural primary care staff will be at the front line of effects and responses. However, little is known about their understanding and experience. This objectives of this study were to determine understanding, experiences and preparedness of rural general practice staff in Aotearoa New Zealand about climate change and healthy equity. This research was funded with a research grant from Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network and the New Zealand Institute of Rural Health. Read the report here.