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NZBS Announces Updates to Popular Donor App

Monday, 11 June 2018, 11:18 am | New Zealand Blood Service

NZBS Announces Updates to Popular Donor App New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) announces major updates to its already successful and user-friendly Donor App. First launched in 2016, the NZ Blood Service Donor App was created to enhance the donor experience ... More >>

Filling the gaps together

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 10:42 am | New Zealand Blood Service

In August 2016 New Zealand Blood Service took part in the largest ever global donor recruitment campaign. 25 blood services across 21 countries used one simple idea – removing the letters A and O from logos, brand names, and social media accounts ... More >>

#MissingType goes viral

Friday, 19 August 2016, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) #MissingType campaign has gone viral, hitting the top three trending topics on Twitter and amassing nationwide support for the call to get 10,000 New Zealanders to register as first-time blood donors. More >>

With y_ur help, we c_n fill the g_ps

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 9:49 am | New Zealand Blood Service

To mark today’s launch of the International Missing Type campaign, New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) has announced it wants 10,000 New Zealander’s to register to become first-time blood donors. The Service is seeking Kiwis between 16 and 65 ... More >>

Thank you New Zealand, together we saved over 42,000 lives!

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:51 am | New Zealand Blood Service

Last year 110,000 New Zealanders donated over 160,000 units of blood, helping save the lives of over 42,000 ordinary Kiwi’s. For many, this great act of giving quite simply made the difference between life and death. More >>

Thank you blood donors for giving Kiwis a second chance

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 11:44 am | New Zealand Blood Service

This World Blood Donor Day, join New Zealand Blood Service in saying a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to all of New Zealand’s 109,000 blood donors for giving fellow Kiwis a second chance at life. More >>

Trial of pre-hospital blood transfusions approved

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 10:11 am | New Zealand Blood Service

In a move that is a first for New Zealand, Auckland’s Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and its land-based Rapid Response Vehicle will be able to administer a pre-hospital blood transfusion at the site of an accident, medical emergency or ... More >>

Thank You New Zealand - It’s in our Blood

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

The generosity of Kiwis has made it possible for New Zealand to be the only country in the world, that we are aware of, to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency status, as defined by the World Health Organisation. More >>

Who will be the next Graeme Thomas?

Friday, 22 February 2013, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

New Zealand's most prolific blood donor Graeme Thomas has today given his 550th donation and, at 72 years of age, will now retire. More >>

Blood Service to Develop Major New Facility in Christchurch

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 1:53 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

Media Release December 4, 2012 New Zealand Blood Service to Develop Major New Facility in Christchurch More >>

Country’s newest ‘Blood Bank’ to help save hundreds of lives

Friday, 12 October 2012, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

Westpac staff around the country will soon be rolling up their sleeves to make life-saving deposits through blood donation. More >>

2000 registrations needed before the end of June

Thursday, 14 June 2012, 11:02 am | New Zealand Blood Service

MEDIA RELEASE 14 June 2012 2000 registrations needed before the end of June Today, a New Zealander will receive a life-saving blood transfusion or blood product every 12 and a half minutes*. Each will be just one of the thousands ‘rescued’ every ... More >>

You don’t have to save the world, just help save a life

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

In the eyes of Kiwis, you don’t have to be Superman or conquer a world-first achievement to be a hero. Saving lives by donating blood will do just as well. More >>

Blood Service Gets Clean Bill of Health

Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 3:48 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

A performance audit report on the New Zealand Blood Service was tabled in Parliament today by the Office of the Auditor-General. The report, New Zealand Blood Service: Managing the safety and supply of blood products provided an extremely positive assessment ... More >>

'Make a date to donate' this Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

The New Zealand Blood Service is inviting couples to ‘make a date to donate’ this Valentine’s Day and give a gift that’s truly from the heart: the gift of life. More >>

Record amount raised in Taupo 100 Hole Golf Marrowthon

Tuesday, 11 October 2011, 11:35 am | New Zealand Blood Service

Forty four keen golfers from across New Zealand raised a record breaking $155,000 for the Leukaemia & Blood Foundation (LBF) by taking part in a Golf Marrowthon held at Wairakei International Golf Course on Friday October 7. More >>

NZ Blood Service weekly collections disrupted by bad weather

Monday, 15 August 2011, 7:41 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

In spite of bad weather disrupting operations in the south, the New Zealand Blood Service still needs to meet its normal target of 3,000 units nationally for the week. The Christchurch and Dunedin Donor Centres were closed today, and the Westport and ... More >>

More blood donors needed to ‘Save the Day’

Tuesday, 14 June 2011, 9:07 am | New Zealand Blood Service

More blood donors needed to ‘Save the Day’ The New Zealand Blood Service needs people aged 16 to 60 to save a day to donate blood. People who are eligible to donate can book an appointment to save their day to donate or register their interest with ... More >>

Update 2: NZ Blood Service Stocks Sufficient

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 11:13 am | New Zealand Blood Service

The New Zealand Blood Service has sufficient blood stocks in Christchurch and around the country to meet the needs of those injured in the earthquake. There is no need for urgent donors at present. There are no facilities for blood donation available ... More >>

CHCH Earthquake – No Additional Donors Needed

Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 5:10 pm | New Zealand Blood Service

We have sufficient stocks of blood available at this time. We are monitoring this situation very closely and if this situation changes we will advise you accordingly. We will also communicate this on our website nzblood.co.nz and Facebook More >>

 

 

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