From the moment I woke up, I felt alive. Everything about me felt different.”

This is Lisa's Story.

Organ Donation New Zealand

In New Zealand, there are currently more than 550 people waiting for an organ or tissue transplant. Sadly, some of those people will die waiting, while others will continue to lead lives restricted by long-term treatment.

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

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 & heartfelt stories from donor families and transplant recipients; together with information & educational resources within our Facts and Myths and Knowledge Centres.