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

Sir Pita Sharples calls for Maori organ donors after wife receives kidney

21 August 2015

Sir Pita Sharples has called for more Maori to become organ donors after his wife received a life-changing kidney transplant.



Person of the month: So far, so good thanks to brotherly kidney gift

07 August 2015

For Lance Tavinor, the reason for donating a kidney was simple - helping his brother out.



Dr Stephen Streat: It's crucial to get process right

02 August 2015

Organ transplantation benefits recipients nationally, and is dependent on organ donation. 



Organ donation: Faces at the front line

26 July 2015

Dr Emma Merry can still remember how nervous she felt the first time she spoke to a grieving family about the possibility of donating their loved one's organs.



Organ donation series: Family's gifts of life bring comfort after death

19 July 2015

Organ donation series: Family's gifts of life bring comfort after death



Eion's Story

Eoin Crosbie received a liver transplant in 1996 and said the transplant saved his life.