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Recruitment and careers at Te Whatu Ora Lakes

Te Whatu Ora Lakes provides healthcare to a population of 112,000 people from its two general hospitals in Rotorua and Taupō, a top tourist area of New Zealand.

In addition to the two urban centres with friendly, modern and progressive hospitals, the areas are known for their beautiful lakes, trout fishing, mountain biking, skiing and other outdoor activities.

Family friendly beaches are also only an hour’s drive away.

Working within Te Whatu Ora Lakes is a great opportunity to balance an amazing lifestyle with a rewarding professional experience in a supportive work environment.

Te Whatu Ora Lakes operates an on-line recruitment system

All applications must be made on-line via our current vacancy listings.

Photo/Graeme Murray

General Staff Recruitment

The Recruitment Team Leader and the Recruitment Administrator provide the recruitment services for all allied health, technical, administrative, managerial, nursing, midwifery, health care assistants, facilities and support staff across both sites (Rotorua and Taupo Hospitals).
Team Member
Shelley Solomon
Recruitment Administrator
Liz Cunningham Recruitment Administrator
Arianne Remaldora Talent Acquisition & Agency Liaison Officer

 You can email the entire team using

Medical Staff Recruitment

The Medical Staff Recruiter coordinates the recruitment services for all Senior Medical and Resident Medical Officers (doctors). 

Team Member
Cilla McClay-Talivai Service Manager Emergency and Medical Management Unit
Amy Mansell MMU Co-ordinator
Sarah Gray MMU Administrator – Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Radiology, Rural
Taran Singh MMU Administrator – Community, Medical, House Officer Relievers
Te Akauroa Miki MMU Administrator – Anaesthetic, Emergency Department, ENT, Surgical, Orthopaedic, Psychiatry
You can email the MMU team at