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

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.



Organ recipients spread message

13 October 2014

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



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.



Coffee to spark talk on organ donations

03 October 2014

Drinking coffee could now spark a conversation about donating your organs or tissue.



Have the conversation today – Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Day 2014

02 October 2014

New Zealanders will get more than just a caffeine fix when they visit their local cafes on Saturday 11 October.



Dorothy's Story

On a December morning in 2005 at 0450hrs Dorothy Hannan received a phone call she was unprepared for.