Some practitioners who are planning to spend only a year or two in New Zealand may choose to apply for a Clinical Fellow position. These practitioners would generally be very experienced in ORL having completed their training in their home country. NZ Medical Registration requirements still apply. You can obtain further information regarding registration requirements from the Medical Council of New Zealand website or by e-mail from

Check your eligibility to work in NZ before sending your application, please.

Currently, there are nine such positions in New Zealand. These appointments are generally for twelve months and are usually filled well in advance. The fellowships available are as follows: