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Intakes and locations

Intakes and locations

This exciting programme for senior health professional students has two integrated rural health professional development centres based in Whakatāne and Tairawhiti. Five to seven week placements are available in 2013 and 2014, with students being placed in either location according to their tertiary education provider. See below for further information on each centre.

Whakatāne Hospital

Located in the beautiful Eastern Bay of Plenty, this centre is for senior health professional students from The University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Waiariki Institute of Technology.

Applications are open to 6th year medical students and 5th year medical student selective, 3rd year nursing students, pharmacy students, pharmacy interns, 4th year physiotherapy students and others.

Gisborne Community

Working in a rural environment in Tairawhiti and around Gisborne, this centre is for senior health professional students from The University of Otago and Eastern Institute of Technology.

Applications are open to students from medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, physiotherapy and dietetics.