Only 5% of New Zealand's adult population donate blood, yet around 142,000 New Zealanders will need blood and blood products each year..
Blood donors are always needed. You may wish to become a blood donor or you may be asked by patients or their family for more information.
The following are some of the criteria that apply if you wish to donate blood:
Prospective blood donors are required to be
screened by answering a health questionnaire and having their
haemoglobin level checked before donating blood.
Or have a look at our website for your nearest Donor Centre or Mobile Blood Drive.