Jonathan first started giving blood at school and now comes into the Christchurch Donor Centre every two weeks to give plasma. He recently made his 150th donation and tells us 'I plan to continue donating as long as possible'. Hit Like to give Jonathan a big thank you thumbs up!
Shout out to Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand #shaveforaacurenz week! But don't worry if you can't bear to lop off your lovely locks, you're already helping to fight cancer if you give blood.
They say the act of giving makes people truly happy. Being that it’s World Happiness Day today, why not make your first appointment for a regular cheer up right now?
See if you're eligible to donate here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
????, ????, ???? or ???? - what type are you? Share it in the comments, emoji style, and see if you can spot any friends with your blood type.
Stephanie is a caring, bubbly nurse who knows exactly what a gift blood donations are for her patients; she needs regular transfusions herself. Find out what it's like on the other side of the hospital bed in Stephanie's story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We collected a total of 171,716 donations in 2016, including whole blood, plasma and platelets. Thanks to everyone who helped us reach that number, we hope to see you again this year. Download our app to make your next appointment: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We collected a total of 171,716 donations in 2016, including whole blood, plasma and platelets. Thanks to everyone who helped us reach that number, we hope to see you again this year.
Download our app to make your next appointment: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Tattoos are for life, but fortunately the wait to give blood after getting one is only six months. If you’re planning on getting some ink, make sure you come see us first.
Check if you are eligible to donate blood here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We know you shouldn’t have your phone on in the movies but notifications like this are too good to miss. Download our app to find out when your blood is used to save a life: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Come down and visit us at the Life Flight Open Day on the 19th March and find out how you can become a blood donor and help save lives. :)

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Life Flight Open Day - Wellington

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Thirteen’s an unlucky number for most, but for plasma donors it’s just right. That’s the number of different life-saving products that can be made from plasma. Let’s get a thumbs up for the donors who give gold.
How much do you know about your blood type? If you're A-, you can donate blood to people with A-, AB-, A+ and AB+ blood types and can receive blood from those with A- and O- types. Interesting!
We always like to hear from donors about why you first gave blood and what keeps you coming back. And men, don't be shy, we want your stories too! Share your story and inspire others to give blood too. [ Nzblood.co.nz Link ]
Take a swipe through some of our biggest donors. If you’re wondering how they can achieve their sky-high numbers, it’s because they give plasma every couple of weeks. It’s never too late to try join their ranks though. Book your first plasma donation today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
When it comes to donating, there are three things you can give - whole blood, plasma and platelets. Which do you donate?
16 isn’t only the driving age, it’s also the donating age. If you know someone who’s just turned old enough to be a donor, ask them if they’re eligible to give blood! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Blood donor Christopher is a young man with a very big heart. On Valentine’s Day this year we are sharing his heartwarming and inspiring tale of romance, love and generosity. Tissues at the ready! [ Bit.ly Link ]
We like to think of plasma as liquid gold. It’s used to boost immune systems, help control autoimmune disorders and even help aid clotting in people with haemophilia. We all have a little gold in us, come see if you can donate some of yours at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Lynette has had more blood transfusions than she can count on fingers and toes and at one point doctors couldn't believe she was still with us. Find out how blood donations saved this inspirational woman's life: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our blood dude is putting his feet up at the beach this Waitangi Day. Will you be joining him? Either way, have a safe weekend.