“She would be happy to know that her death wasn’t in vain.”

This is Simon's Story


It offers valuable second chances
and dramatically changes lives.

Donation makes a difference. It offers valuable second chances and dramatically changes lives.

Organ donation is only possible in a small proportion of all deaths in New Zealand. However, when donation can occur, one donor has the potential to help up to ten people through the donation of organs and tissues.

If there were more donors, many more people could benefit from life-saving transplants.

Our website is designed to provide you with accurate information on deceased organ and tissue donation and to support you and your family through the decision-making process towards becoming a donor.

Here you will find courageous and heartfelt stories from donor families and transplant recipients; together with information about the organ donation process and answers to frequently asked questions

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