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A Waikanae-based practice is currently offering several opportunities for General Practitioners (GPs). These roles are available on a flexible basis, including short-term, long-term, and permanent positions.

In this role, you’ll have the chance to negotiate your weekly sessions directly with the practice. Importantly, there are no on-call duties, PRIME (Primary Response in Medical Emergencies) responsibilities, or hospital work involved. Waikanae Health is committed to providing comprehensive healthcare services to the community, and they welcome GPs who share their dedication. If you’re interested, explore the opportunities they offer!


Waikanae, situated on New Zealand’s Kāpiti Coast, is a charming town known for its natural beauty, rich birdlife, and relaxed atmosphere. Located about an hour’s drive north of Wellington, it offers a peaceful retreat with a blend of coastal and rural landscapes.

Waikanae Beach is a highlight, with its long stretches of golden sand, perfect for swimming, picnicking, and leisurely walks. The nearby Waikanae River also provides opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and scenic riverside strolls.

The Waikanae Estuary Scientific Reserve is a haven for birdwatchers, featuring diverse species and stunning wetland scenery. It’s a key site for conservation and offers educational insights into local ecology.

The town itself boasts a friendly community vibe, with local cafes, shops, and a thriving arts scene. The Mahara Gallery showcases local and national art, contributing to Waikanae’s cultural richness.

Surrounded by the Tararua Range, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking and exploring native bushland. The Kāpiti Coast’s mild climate and scenic beauty make Waikanae an attractive destination for both residents and visitors seeking a serene and nature-rich environment.

For more on the wider region, click here.

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