About 1% of the population or 42,000 patients are treated with blood or blood products in New Zealand each year.
Please come along and donate blood - we would love to see you!
After all, it isn't every day you can do something to save someone's life - but that's exactly what you do every time you donate blood.
Blood contains life-saving components that can help treat many illnesses and injuries.
Blood is a priceless gift - a lifesaver.