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.

Tim Malloy in the news

Many of you will know that our College President, Tim Malloy endured a serious quad bike crash earlier this year.

He shares his story with - bringing to light the risks of accidental injury in rural environments.

See Tim's story here.


Board elections - nominations closing this Friday

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 Anna Kang

Anna Kang is a keen GPEP Year One who was inspired to pursue medicine at an early age by her mentor, New Zealand legend and inventor, Colin Murdoch.

Anna shares with us her special bond with her mentor, gives a tell-all on what a typical day for her is like and how she relaxes on the weekend.

Read Anna's 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!