To work in New Zealand, you first have to confirm eligibility for registration as a doctor. All matters to do with registration and examination are administered by the Medical Council of New Zealand.
First visit the Medical Council's website www.mcnz.org.nz to assess yourself against the standard of a New Zealand trained doctor.
Contact the Medical Council directly to make application for registration before you make any applications for employment.
PO Box 11-649
Phone +64 4 384 7635
Fax +64 4 385 8902
All matters to do with your eligibility to emigrate to this country should be discussed with the nearest New Zealand consular office. These are usually located in the New Zealand Embassy or High Commission in most overseas countries.
Vacancies for doctors in New Zealand are advertised in a number of medical publications, including:
Locum and recruitment agencies:
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