Who we need

Eligibility criteria

We are currently recruiting the following people to the NZ Bone Marrow Donor Registry:

  • Males with Maori or Pacific Island ancestry (or)
  • Males with an ancestor from any NZ ethnic minority group (and)
  • Aged between 18 and 40 years old and in good health at the time of registration (and)
  • Able to meet the NZ Blood Service requirements to donate blood (Read the NZBS blood donor eligibility criteria here) and willing to donate bone marrow to any patient anywhere in the world