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.


Latest News

Transplant girl's TRYathlon triumph

07 April 2014

Jorden Edmonds-Griffiths wasn't expected to compete in yesterday's North Shore Weet-Bix TRYathlon.



Recipients Relish Round the Bays Milestone

12 March 2014

A year ago, 46-year-old Darren Wilcock couldn’t walk to his letterbox without having to sit down and recover afterwards.



Living Life on High

05 February 2014

Double lung transplant patient Katherine Harris will be lining up for this year’s Ports of Auckland Round the Bays event on March 9 in a bid to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Auckland branch.



Significant increase in tissue donation numbers

13 January 2014

Organ Donation New Zealand (ODNZ) reported a 54% increase in tissue-only donors (eyes, heart valves and skin) in 2013. There were 57 tissue-only donors in 2013, compared with 37 in 2012.



Transplant boosts Oscar's sight

13 January 2014

Four months after undergoing an ambitious operation, 3-year-old Nelson boy Oscar Walsh can see with both eyes again.



Rochelle's Story

I will be eternally grateful to an unknown donor family who has lost so much but has enabled me to gain sight. I will forever have their loved one with me.