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Kaiwero Ngira Hauora

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Acupuncturists treat patients using therapies such as needle acupuncture, the heating of acupuncture points (moxibustion) and tuina (massage).


Acupuncturists usually earn

$33K-$100K per year

Source: Acupuncture NZ; NZ School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting full-time work as a newly-qualified acupuncturist are average, but demand is good for experienced acupuncturists.
An acupuncturist placing needles on a patient

Acupuncturists treat patients using fine, single-use needles

Last updated 12 August 2017