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Kaiwero Ngira Hauora

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Acupuncturists give general health advice and treat patients using therapies such as electronic and needle acupuncture, cupping, skin scraping (gua sha), the heating of acupuncture points (moxibustion) and tuina (massage).


Acupuncturists usually earn

$34K-$100K per year

Source: Acupuncture NZ, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an acupuncturist are average due to stable numbers of people in the role.
An acupuncturist uses a suction cup to remove glass cupping globes from a client's back.

Acupuncturists may perform cupping on their clients

Last updated 26 October 2018