Artsexamen 1997 Groningen; JCPTGP 2004 United Kingdom; MRCGP 2007; FRNZCGP 2014


Dr Taatske, as she is commonly known, is originally from the Netherlands but completed her GP training in the UK. After living and working in different parts of the world for 13 years, she and her husband and children decided to settle in Dunedin.

Dr Taatske likes every aspect of general practice, from babies and their families through to older patients who often have multiple complex chronic illnesses. Her other interest is in the medical education of health care professionals and patients. She visit patients at Little Sisters of the Poor Elderly Care facility each week.


Female / Wāhine

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 Taatske Rijken is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

169 Eglinton Road, Mornington, Dunedin

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.