Ambulance BG


For certain Te Whatu Ora roles, we offer a relocation package that covers the cost of:

  • Shipping your household goods (up to $10,000 NZD)1
  • One-way economy travel fare, plus one night's accommodation for a layover for you, your partner, and any children under the age of 21 who will live with you.2
  • Airport transfers to your accommodation on arrival in New Zealand.
  • Up to 4 weeks paid temporary accommodation while we help you find a place to live
  • Up to 4 weeks of car rental costs 

For an individual to be eligible for relocation assistance, all of the following criteria must be met:

  • You currently live outside of New Zealand.
  • You have been offered employment after 21 November 2022.
  • You have not been offered employment as a Resident Medical Officer (this is because the respective provision in the RMO MECA for relocation eligibility and assistance apply).
  • You are to be employed in a full time permanent position or to a full time fixed-term contract of no less than 12 months duration.
  • A bond agreement is entered into at the time of employment.


1. We cover up to $5,000 in shipping costs if you are based in Australia or in the Pacific, and up to $10,000 for countries further than Australia.

2. The cost of one night’s accommodation for a layover will be covered if your flights require a layover to reach New Zealand, and one flight is longer than 12 hours.