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We are seeking a friendly permanent General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician) to join a family healthcare centre in the beautiful Wairarapa region.

 The role is 6 to 8 sessions per week (flexible), with a shared on-call roster of 1:20. The successful applicant will be flexible, friendly and adaptable.

A competitive salary is offered with the possibility of other assistance negotiable.


This is an innovative and proactive practice which places a strong focus on work life balance. They have a fantastic team, with a very collegial and supportive atmosphere. GPs all work a maximum of four days per week and the practice maintains a relaxed and friendly environment.

You will be working alongside four other general practitioners, highly competent nurses and administrative staff.  The clinic is leading integration work with multidisciplinary teams in the region, and has well-established links to secondary care. GPs here enjoy clinically rewarding work including high complexity patients with multiple conditions, long term conditions and minor surgery. This is a great place to grow your skills in general practice.

See more about the practice here.


Wairarapa means “Glistening Waters” and with New Zealand’s third largest lake and miles of coastline, it’s clear to see why.  Travelling from Wellington through the Rimutaka Ranges, the beauty of the Wairarapa opens up before you, bush-clad ranges to the west across flat plains to a rugged coast on the east.  The region is known for its hot, languid summers and provides a relaxing, refined lifestyle away from the pressures of metropolitan life.

The town of Carterton is the arts hub of the Wairarapa, home to authors, illustrators and painters. Visit ‘Heart of Arts’, an arts, culture and heritage hub showcasing local artists. Located 10 minutes from the town centre is Stonehenge Aotearoa, built by members of The Phoenix Astronomy Society, it is a modern adaptation (opened in 2005) of the Stonehenge ruins on the Salisbury Plain of England.

There are 5 Primary Schools in Carterton, 12 in the Masterton District and 8 in the South Wairarapa District. There is one College in the Carterton District, 7 in the Masterton District and one in the South Wairarapa District. Victoria University in Wellington is only one hour and 20 minutes a car/train ride away.

See more here of the beautiful Wairarapa.

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