Working as a health professional


The Medical Council of New Zealand website provides information about working as a doctor in New Zealand. There is a section of the website that provides details on how to become a registered doctor.


The New Zealand Dental Association website contains information on dental events, education, codes of ethics, and employment.


The Nursing Council of New Zealand website holds information about nursing in New Zealand, including professional bodies, education and employment.


The Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand website provides information about Physiotherapy in New Zealand.

Other health professional groups

For other health professional groups, such as Occupational Therapists, there are 8 Boards serviced by:

Occupational Registration Boards Secretariat
PO Box 10-140
Telephone: +64 - (0)4 - 499 7979
Facsimile: +64 - (0)4 - 472 2350

Private and public hospitals in New Zealand are listed on the website.


Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2014-15

United Nations Handbook

The UN Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Prime Minister's media release |

New Zealand wins Security Council seat

New Zealand has secured a place on the UN Security Council for 2015-16. Read the Prime Minister's media release

Registering your overseas travel made easier

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealanders travelling or living overseas, registering your travel online now made easier. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.