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The ABCs of the New Zealand education system

Moving your medical career to a new country can be life changing. It can also be daunting. That’s why we’ve produced a series of weekly articles fo...

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Linking Israel to New Zealand

On a warm evening last October, Ochre Recruitment New Zealand hosted a conference for Israeli doctors in Tel Aviv. It was extremely well-received, ...


The NZ School System

Unsurprisingly, doctors moving to New Zealand with school age children want to know as much as they can about New Zealand’s education system. Ochre...

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General Practice Education Programme (GPEP) Training

There’s no denying that New Zealand has a critical shortage of general practitioners; it’s been that way for several years. With a rapidly growing ...

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Discover Otago

Stretching from mountain tops, across wide open plains and vineyards down to a natural harbour confronting the wild Southern Ocean is the South Isl...

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Overseas Doctors Looking to Work in New Zealand - Q&A

There aren’t many medical recruitment specialists who know as much about the New Zealand job market than Luke Baddington. Luke helped establish Och...

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Flu Season 2018

When politicians declare they are going to ‘roll up their sleeves’ there’s normally not too much to see. However, when the Minister of Health, Dr. ...

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The current state of mental healthcare in New Zealand

Mental distress and illness is a serious public health issue in New Zealand. According to the Ministry of Health, nearly 47% of New Zealanders will...

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Guide to Locum Jobs in New Zealand

What is locum work? For doctors working in New Zealand, undertaking locum medical jobs can have many personal and professional benefits and advanta...

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Shortage of Rural Medicine Professionals in New Zealand

The biggest single issue facing remote hospitals and rural GP practices in New Zealand is the shortage of medical professionals, and this has been ...