Welcome to the Organ Donation New Zealand website

Our website has been designed to provide you with information about organ and tissue donation in New Zealand and to answer any questions you might have.

We invite you to look through our website and should you require additional information or would like to talk with someone about donation, please contact us.

We would then encourage you to talk with your family about donation.

Read personal stories about organ donation and transplantation here.

 

Latest News

Organ donor numbers on the increase

26 November 2014

Organ donor numbers in New Zealand are on the way up this year.

So far, there have been 44 donors, compared to 36 last year and an average of 37 over the previous 21 years.

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Audit of all deaths in New Zealand public hospital intensive care units

26 November 2014

Organ donor numbers in New Zealand are on the way up this year.

Organ Donation New Zealand (ODNZ) believes this has been helped by a quality improvement program it introduced in recent years, which is built around an Audit of all deaths in New Zealand public hospital intensive care units (ICUs).

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Grateful for the gift of life

14 October 2014

The numbers 173, 100 and 299 will seem like random numbers to many, but for three Blenheim people they are a constant reminder of the gift of life.

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Organ recipients spread message

13 October 2014

It was not so long ago that Wes Fry would struggle to get around a supermarket.

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New life through the kindness of strangers

11 October 2014

A recipient of a lung transplant says he thinks of the donor and the family who gave him a new shot at life every day.

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Margie's Story

This is my second chance at life so I look at it a bit differently now. When I took on the heart, I took on the responsibility of keeping myself healthy and doing the right thing.

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