The RNZCGP is the professional body that provides training and ongoing professional development for general practitioners and rural hospital generalists, and sets standards for general practice.

GP Pulse April out now

Our April edition reveals that New Zealanders trust medical professionals the most, we congratulate the first three practices to recieve Foundation Standard certification and we look into obesity in asthmatics.

Login to our members' area here to read your copy.


Board elections - nominations now open

In accordance with the Rules of the College, nominations are requested for the offices of President of the College and College Member (one vacancy).

Details of the election process and the nomination forms can be found here

Nominations for both posts close at 5pm, Friday 27 May, 2016.

If you have any queries about the election, please contact the College at

Meet Teariki Puni

Dr Teariki Puni is a medical officer in the Cook Islands with a passion for community and rural hospital medicine. Teariki shares how rural hospital medicine works in the Cooks and gives an insight into the new Cook Islands Fellowship in General Practice.

Read the story here.


Thank you to everyone who attended the Conference for General Practice and the Quality Symposium this year.


Both events had a large number of attendees through the doors. The Air Force Museum was an amazing venue filled with character and history and it was great to be able to hold the Conference in Christchurch!