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Dr Gareth Blackshaw

General Practitioner


MB ChB 1988 Otago; M 1998 F 1998 RNZCGP


Gareth trained in Wellington and has worked overseas before moving to the Bay of Plenty in 1997 with his wife Jane and 3 daughters. Special interest areas include family medicine, care of the elderly, skin conditions and surgery.Gareth has been involved in medical education, training registrars and colleagues, and helped establish the BOP Clinical School. 

He has completed many multisport events, enjoys most outdoor activities, and spends his remaining time on the orchard and carrying musical equipment around for his daughters gigs.

Registration Date

24 January 1990

Vocationally Registered

Yes (What's this?)

A "Vocationally Registered" doctor has qualifications and experience that allow them to be registered as a specialist in a particular scope of practice e.g. General Practice, Urgent Care. These doctors can work independently in New Zealand.

To learn more about different scopes of practice and types of registration visit the Medical Council of New Zealand website.

Contact Details

Dr Gareth Blackshaw is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

76 Bureta Road, Otumoetai, Tauranga