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We work hard at the New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) to ensure that every blood donation goes to a patient in need, and to do so requires careful planning and forecasting.

Kiwis are a generous bunch of people, and our big-hearted philosophy is apparent when looking at the New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS).  Thanks to the unwavering support from blood donors and volunteers, New Zealand is fully self-sufficient in blood and blood products.

Did you know that plasma donations account for 19% of all donations received at the New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS)?  It helps saves the lives and improve the quality of life for thousands of Kiwis every year.

The New Zealand Blood Service has a defined strategy to encourage today’s youth to become tomorrow’s active donors.  Through promoting the habit of regular blood donation at an early age we are collectively ensuring the sustainability of the donor population and the blood supply for people in need throughout the...

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