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Brooke and Eli's Story
In March 2009 Brooke Hopkins went into labour early.
Manawatu-Wanganui
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Petro says thank you
On 6 December 2016, my beloved daughter Mandi, was diagnosed with AML; Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Auckland
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How Richard became a donor
How I became a blood donor.
Canterbury
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Basil says it's never too late
The start of my blood donation was in the 1980's but the regular donations began in the mid 1990's.
Auckland
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Rachel gets a buzz from donating
I first donated blood as a student at University of Auckland 54 years ago.
Auckland
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DID YOU KNOW

Every week we need 

3,000

donations 

DID YOU KNOW

There are 

one billion 

red blood cells 

in two or three drops of blood

Mani's paying it forward
My experience at NZ Blood started as an invitation from my mate Alessandro, who started a campaign i...
Auckland
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Margaretha has donated nearly 50 times
I started donating 20 years ago as it was something I had always wanted to do.
Wellington
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Carol's reason for donating
When I was nine years old my 18-year-old brother had a car accident on Christmas Day.
Hawke's Bay
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Why Lena donates regularly
My parents used to take my brother and I along when they donated blood when we were children, and so...
Auckland
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DID YOU KNOW

28%

of red cells go to

cancer patients

DID YOU KNOW

29,000

patients are treated with blood or blood products in New Zealand each year

Jo's giving back
About 7 years ago my father went into hospital to have a knee operation.
Canterbury
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