Due to lower than normal stock levels of O- blood, New Zealand Blood Service is asking eligible O- blood donors to book an appointment to donate.

According to Vicki Willard, donating blood is the greatest gift to give, which is why she’s been a blood donor for 30 years.

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.

It’s hard enough finding time in our days with one job, however Canterburian Karen Gardener finds the time despite having two.

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