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Looking to start a new adventure in Aotearoa New Zealand? Don't do it alone!

Whether you're looking to get started, or already have your bags packed, our team can help answer any questions you have, no matter what stage you're at - hit the talk to us button in the top-right of the page to get in contact.

Ready to take the next step? Fill out our five-minute form with your details, and someone from our team will follow up and help you find a role. Hit the Register Your Details button in the bottom-right of the page to put yourself forward.




Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand can offer you:


Free guidance on visa options for you and your immediate family

Financial support to help you with the move

Recruitment expertise to assess your career aspirations and match you with your preferred locations

Settlement support when you arrive at your new home in New Zealand


Hear from our International Recruitment Centre, Immigration New Zealand and New Zealand's Registration Bodies about how to emigrate to New Zealand - these webinars are a unique opportunity to learn about the process from start to finish, directly from the people who process your applications!

Sign up to our upcoming webinars and view videos of our previous ones by clicking the button below.

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Aotearoa New Zealand has ranked second on the Global Peace Index for two years in a row, and has never been outside of the top five since the index launched in 2009.

Whether you like the big city, the beach, the mountains, or all of the above - we have a broad range of places to call home.

Wherever you pick, you're never far away from nature.

Find out more information about what part of our beautiful country is the best fit for you.

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Te Tai Tokerau | Northland

Population: 194,600
Northland is a beautiful and diverse region of Aotearoa, New Zealand with plenty to offer visitors. Whether you're interested in water sports, historic sites, natural beauty or ancient Kauri trees—Northland has it all!


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Waitematā | Auckland

Population: 650,000
Waitematā is the largest and one of the most rapidly growing districts serving the largest population of all Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand's districts. Waitematā offers a balanced lifestyle that combines the convenience of city living with the natural beauty and community spirit of suburban life.



Te Toka Tumai | Auckland

Population: 500,000

Auckland the "City of Sails" is Aotearoa, New Zealand’s largest city and commercial hub. It’s where metropolitan sophistication meets breath taking natural beauty. Auckland is filled with a variety of warm and welcoming communities, packed with new places to explore.


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Counties Manukau | Auckland

Population: 500,000

Te Whatu Ora - Counties Manukau serves as a major source of employment within the Counties Manukau area, with over 8,000 individuals being employed across the region.

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Hauora a Toi | Bay of Plenty

Population: 255,110
The Bay of Plenty is a place of beautiful harbours, long surf beaches and an easy-going lifestyle. We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits – this gives the people of the Bay of Plenty the chance for a better work-life balance. 


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Population: 425,000
The Waikato region is known for its natural beauty, rich Māori culture, and agricultural heritage with something to offer visitors of all interests.


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Tairāwhiti | Gisborne

Population: 48,000
In family-friendly Tairāwhiti you will experience an easier pace to life that allows you to pause and reflect, and enjoy a true work life balance. Gisborne’s relative isolation is its charm, surrounded by beaches & nature - don't worry though! Larger cities are only a quick flight away.


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Population: 110,000
The Lakes District is well known for its geothermal activity and natural hot springs. The area is located in the central North Island and is home to many geothermal attractions, such as geysers, hot mud pools, and steam vents. Visitors can also relax in the region's natural hot springs, which are believed to have healing properties. 


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Population: 130,000

Taranaki is a magical place with a majestic mountain at its heart, including the rugged coastline that's world-renowned for its surf. Its residents' love of art and culture, cafes and outdoor living mean it's also fantastic to work—and play!


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Te Matau a Māui | Hawke's Bay

Population: 165,000
The Hawke's Bay region is home to many world-class wineries and vineyards, and is also famous for its beautiful landscapes, stunning beaches, and art deco architecture. Additionally, Hawke's Bay is a popular destination for food and wine tourism, outdoor activities such as hiking and cycling, and cultural events such as the annual Art Deco Weekend festival.


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Population: 65,000

Whanganui has something for everyone. Our centrally located region offers access to outdoor activities such as kayaking, skiing, surfing, tramping, cycling, fishing and hunting. Nestled between two snow-capped mountains, on the banks of Whanganui River there is always plenty to do and explore.  


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Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley | Wellington

Population: 445,000

Wellington, the capital city of Aotearoa New Zealand, is a bustling and diverse hub of culture and cosmopolitanism, renowned for its lively cafés, restaurants, and internationally acclaimed sporting and cultural events, all set against the stunning backdrop of a natural harbour. To the north of Wellington lie the regions of Porirua, Kapiti, and Hutt Valley.


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Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral

Population: 190,000

Get the best of both worlds - the perfect blend of rural and city living with the mountains, city and sea at your fingertips. 


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Population: 48,000

Located in Masterton in the Wellington Region, Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa is one of the smaller hospitals in the country with 89 inpatient beds providing comprehensive health services throughout the Wairarapa District.


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Nelson Marlborough

Population: 150,000
Nelson Marlborough has been dubbed the artistic capital with a thriving urban centre and one of New Zealand's sunniest regions.


West Coast

Te Tai o Poutini | West Coast

Population: 32,000

Te Tai o Poutini/West Coast has views of both the mountain ranges and the ocean! It is an untamed natural wilderness of beautiful rivers and rainforests, glaciers and geological treasures. 

Learn more about life on the West Coast:



Waitaha | Canterbury

Population: 600,000

The Canterbury region is a great place to live and work due to its natural beauty, vibrant economy, cultural diversity, strong community, and high quality of life.


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South Canterbury

Population: 62,000
The South Canterbury district is an area of stunning beauty with great lifestyle opportunities, a safe and welcoming family-friendly environment, affordable living, excellent educational opportunities and a wide range of cultural and sporting facilities.


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Population: 350,000

Well known for its beautiful natural scenery, which includes towering mountains, stunning fjords, majestic glaciers, and crystal-clear lakes. The region is also famous for its friendly communities, charming towns, and vibrant cities such as Dunedin and Invercargill. 




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Wendy, an ICU educator at Dunedin Hospital talks about her move from Liverpool in the UK to Dunedin, New Zealand and the positive effect it has had on her career and family.


Sara is a midwife, and moved from the UK to Invercargill with her family - hear more about what life has been like for her, and what it's been like to work as a midwife in Aotearoa New Zealand.


Brad is a Consultant Emergency Physician moved from Kansas, USA to Taranaki. Find out what made him fall in love with Aotearoa New Zealand.

“There’s lots of countryside to love and lots of activities going on. The nature’s great - we wake up to the birds singing, and it’s beautiful.”


Critical Care Nurses
From a progressive, culturally-led model of healthcare, to flexible annual leave to take care of your health, find out why these critical care nurses love working in Aotearoa New Zealand:


If you work in healthcare, and want to move to Aotearoa New Zealand, use our form to leave your details. No matter where you are, or what stage of the process you're at, our team can help you.