Mareko Ratu was diagnosed with cancer at just five days old – as a newborn he underwent five sessions of chemotherapy and a number of different blood transfusions.

If you’re after a textbook definition of “time-poor”, you’d be hard pushed to find a better example than Cantabrian Elizabeth George.

A group blood donation programme being launched by New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) is giving Kiwis the opportunity to save lives alongside their friends and workmates, by giving blood as a team.

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