Registered Nurses - Bay of Islands Hospital | Northland DHB

Registered Nurses - Bay of Islands Hospital

Available Positions

We are looking for enthusiastic Registered Nurses to join our vibrant and friendly team at the Bay of Islands Hospital. It is a perfect time to join our team with our brand new Accident & Medical Department and General Ward.

Applications are invited from experienced registered nurses to work in this busy rural hospital. The work is varied and based in the general ward and emergency department, with training given if required. The successful applicant will be required to work rostered shifts.

If you want to be part of a progressive, hardworking team and want to work anything from 1 – 4 shifts per week we want to hear from you. We are focused on work/life balance and creating a roster that works for you so you can enjoy living in the beautiful Bay of Islands.

About Northland DHB

The Northland District Health Board (DHB) employs over 3,200 staff. Acute services are provided through the DHB’s four hospitals, based at Whangarei, Dargaville, Kawakawa and Kaitaia, with elective surgery provided at Whangarei and Kaitaia.

A lot is expected of us. Our stakeholders include our patients and consumers, their whānau/family, the people of Northland, our Board, our staff, and the Minister and Ministry of Health. We have obligations to each of them which are reflected in our Vision, Mission and Values.

Our Values matter, resonate with us and go a long way to keeping us safe, healthy and happy. They provide the basis for our organisational culture and remind us what's important.


Northland District Health Board is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service.

Our RegionMap of Northland

Based in sunny Whangarei there is plenty for you and your family and friends to do here without budget-breaking rents, house prices or traffic jams. World-class hikes, forests, beaches, surfing and diving spots are right on our doorstep with the Poor Knights a leisurely 30-minute drive from the city centre. While you will be in close proximity to the world-renowned Bay of Islands, if entertainment, great restaurants and cafes are sought closer to home the relaxed, holiday atmosphere of the Whangarei waterfront provides the perfect range of choice with family-friendly parks nearby.

Whangarei is set between the bustling city of Auckland and the magic of Cape Reinga.  Steeped in Maori cultural significance the region is also renowned for giant sand dunes and kauri trees, exciting wildlife, vast areas of green farmland and fruit orchards.

We hold the highest average annual temperature in New Zealand, with summer day time temperatures between 22°C - 26°C. Our winters are very mild, with winter nights dropping to around 7°C on the odd occasion. Light frosts are possible but are not common and snow is unheard of in low regions.

The region has an average of 2000 annual sunshine hours, and rainfall is around 1,500 – 2,000mm annually, but approximately one-third of that falls during the winter months of June, July and August.
With a land area of 13,789 km², it is just a bit smaller than Connecticut but bigger than any county in the UK.

Follow these links for more information about living in Whangarei including schooling and education and housing.


For further information please contact Grant Cochran, Clinical Nurse Manager on 021-856-254. 

Ready to make the move?

Contact the Recruitment Team at Northland District Health Board or apply now

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