Dr Nick Wright

General Practitioner, MBChB

Nick Wright is a graduate of the University of Otago Medical school and a registrar general practitioner in Gisborne. Dr Wright confirmed his passion for the plant-based lifestyle when he interned at the McDougall 10-Day Programme and TrueNorth Health Centre in Santa Rosa, California. Since 2013 he has been volunteering on research for the plant-based diet in the community setting. He was lead author on the BROAD study which was published in 2017. He is working with colleagues Morgen, Patrick and Bruce on the “End Diabetes Gisborne East coast” (EDGE) trial, which is supported by Eastland Community Trust (ECT) and Turanga Health. In 2017 he was honoured with a Kiwibank Local Hero Medal for his contributions to charity.

He and Morgen also run an online clinic with a video programme for those transitioning to a plant-based diet at plantbasedvideos.com.