Health Careers News

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Applications open for pacific health scholarships

25 January 2022

Are you a student of Pacific Island descent looking to take a course in healthcare?

Scholarships to help with tuition fees are available if you are looking to take a course in medical, health and disability-related fields.

Applications are open to full- and part-time students.

  • Up to $10,000 for medical and dentistry
  • Up to $5,000 for nursing, midwifery, allied health


Applications close on 7 February 2023 at 11.59 pm.

For more information email

New Zealand - A better place to nurse

26 August 2022

Our international recruitment campaign has launched! 

Calling all internationally qualified nurses looking to continue their career and make a difference in Aotearoa New Zealand. Learn more.

Make a difference

21 November 2022

Our international recruitment campaign has launched! 

Deliver great healthcare in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Why not make a difference somewhere different and start your new adventure in Aotearoa New Zealand? We look forward to welcoming you!


Government plan to boost health workers


01 August 2022

The Government is rolling out a suite of targeted measures to train more health workers domestically and bring more doctors and nurses into the country to help address immediate workforce pressures.

  • Easing the process for overseas nurses and provision of up to $10,000 in financial support for international nurses for NZ registration costs.
  • Provide for the costs of reregistration for New Zealand nurses who want to return to work.
  • Covering international doctors’ salaries during their six-week clinical induction courses and three-month training internships
  • Co-ordinated and enhanced national and international healthcare recruitment campaign.
  • Training more doctors, nurses and radiographers.
  • Dedicated immigration support services to make it easier for health workers to move to New Zealand

For more information, please visit: Government plan to boost health workers |