Dr. René Lenoir
Rene graduated with a Medical degree from Maastricht University in the Netherlands in 1997. He is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of GPs with a special certification in teaching. Rene moved from the Netherlands to New Zealand with his wife and three sons in 2007 and started at Pihanga Health in 2010. Rene’s served as a rural medicine doctor in Ghana, West Africa for four years. Rene’s passion is all aspects of general practice and teaching future GPs in rural general practice. In 2018, Rene was key in establishing Pihanga Health as one of the rare certified teaching rural general practices in New Zealand. While at home in Taupō, Rene enjoys cycling, running, cooking (mainly eating ), reading novels, watching sports with his kids and enjoying the beautiful landscapes of Taupō/Tūrangi.