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East Coast, North Island


A practice situated in the East Coast region of the North Island is currently looking for GPs (Family Physicians) to join their team. The positions are available for immediate commencement. If you’re a GP with a passion for patient well-being, excellent interpersonal skills, and sound judgment, then this could be the role for you!

The roles are particularly suited to GPs with experience in rural areas, and ideally some emergency medicine experience. An open-minded approach and a genuine interest in learning about the Maori culture are essential. Sessions are negotiable with an on-call requirement of 1:4 weekday and 1:4 weekends.

The practice has several clinics located across te East Coast, and as a GP, you’ll provide assistance where it’s most needed.

Join this healthcare community dedicated to holistic patient care and cultural understanding. Your expertise will contribute significantly to the well-being of the local community.


The East Coast region of New Zealand, located on the North Island’s eastern shoreline, is renowned for its rugged beauty, rich cultural heritage, and stunning coastal landscapes. Stretching from the Bay of Plenty in the north to the Hawke’s Bay region in the south, it encompasses diverse terrain, including pristine beaches, lush forests, and fertile farmland.

The region is home to vibrant Māori communities, with marae (traditional meeting grounds) dotting the coastline and cultural traditions deeply ingrained in daily life. Visitors can explore historic sites such as the iconic Tairāwhiti Museum in Gisborne or experience the unique Māori culture firsthand through cultural performances and tours.

The East Coast is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, offering opportunities for surfing, fishing, hiking, and wildlife encounters. The Te Urewera National Park and the remote East Cape provide pristine wilderness areas, while coastal towns like Whakatāne and Gisborne offer bustling urban centers with a laid-back coastal vibe.

With its blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and outdoor adventures, the East Coast region offers a truly unforgettable experience for visitors exploring New Zealand’s North Island.

For more information on the region, click here.

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