This Saturday 16 October is Super Saturday!

 Let’s get as many people as possible in our rural communities vaccinated.

Find more information on Super Saturday.


Our Wellington office is open to staff during COVID-19 Delta Alert Level 2.

To support our colleagues experiencing increased work pressures with this Covid-19 cluster, we have extended our Pandemic Emergency Roving Locum support contract. If you wish to apply for this for your practice, you’ll find information here.

If you are a locum or have capacity to be available for this, please contact

Media enquiries should be directed to

Thank you to all our health workers across New Zealand. You are doing a remarkable job during these very difficult times.

We encourage everyone to stay safe and to follow official channels for information.

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is a membership and support organisation for rural health professionals. Based in Wellington, the Network’s national membership and advocacy includes both rural practices and individual members covering more than 1800 doctors, nurses, practice managers and students. 
We hold a contract with the New Zealand Government to provide a rural support and recruitment service, which we do through our NZLocums division. NZLocums recruits national and international doctors for fixed-term and permanent roles in rural general practices throughout New Zealand, as well as assisting urban general practices nationwide. 

Pandemic Emergency Roving Locums (PERL)

Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Fri 30 April – Sat 1 May 2021

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