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B Negative is the second rarest of the blood groups as only 2% of Kiwi’s share this blood type. Because of this the demand varies each day but lifesaving plasma donations from people with B Negative blood type are in high demand.

Plasma is used to save people who have lost a lot of blood and help boost the immune systems of people who are sick or have had major operations. You can give your plasma to people with almost any blood type and the best way to help is by donating as often as possible.

Plasma donations are special and only possible to certain locations in New Zealand including: Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.