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A Dannevirke-based practice is currently offering several short-term roles for General Practitioners. These roles span across multiple dates throughout the year. Here are the available dates:

  1. 2nd April to 12th April 2024
  2. 10th June to 5th July 2024
  3. 1st July to 1st October 2024
  4. 26th August to 12th September 2024

For these roles, you’ll be working 8 to 10 sessions per week, including on-call duties. Additionally, the position comes with vehicle and accommodation assistance. If you’re a dedicated GP seeking short-term opportunities, this practice welcomes your expertise!


Dannevirke has a population of around 6200, is a family-focussed town with a strong sense of community. It is situated in the Tararua District, which boasts two forest parks, three mountain ranges, rugged coastline, bush-covered valleys and nearly 300 kilometres of river network. The climate has defined seasons, with summer temperatures reaching above 30°C and cool winters.

The town is located only an hour’s drive to the bustling university city of Palmerston North and one and a half hour trip to the famous wine country – the Hawke’s Bay. If you would prefer to stay close to home then the local golf course, heated indoor pool, Ruahine Ranges and the Manawatu River are all easily accessible. Enjoy the trout fishing, canoeing, hiking or horse riding.

Dannevirke is the largest community in the Tararua District and is well serviced with a modern hospital, three secondary schools and a growing commercial sector. The town has its own community radio station, which is a great way to stay informed about local events and news.

See more of the Tararua region here.

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