Plasma can be frozen for up to two years and blood products made from plasma can be stored for up to two years.
Are You Eligible?
Watch this clip for infomation about donating blood.
New Zealand Blood Service needs new donors. Please check your eligibility and book an appointment to donate
Watch to learn some interesting facts about donating, the eligibility criteria and the donations process - all in 3:12 minutes!
So you've come to donate life-giving blood, and enjoyed your post-donation refreshments and biscuits.
How does New Zealand Blood Service get the right product to the right patient at the right time?
Discover what motivates young New Zealanders to give blood and the reasons why they roll up their sleeves each year in schools around New Zealand as regular blood donors.
Find out the role our Donor Recruiters and Administration Staff play at the New Zealand Blood Service.