Who can join

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