Location: Gate 1, Waikato Hospital, 21 Ohaupo Road, Hamilton 3204
Please make an appointment to donate blood. Book online or call us on 0800 GIVE BLOOD (0800 448 325). Note: Platelet and plasma donations are strictly by appointment only.
Normal hours (Whole blood, Platelets and Plasma)
|Monday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 3:00pm||7:00am - 7:00pm|
|Tuesday||11:00am - 5:00pm||11:00am - 1:30pm||11:00am - 7:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 9:30am||7:00am - 2:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 12:00pm||7:00am - 2:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am - 4:00pm||7:00am - 9:30am||7:00am - 2:00pm|
Exceptions to the above opening hours:
Friday 24th November - OPEN 8am - 2pm
Wednesday 6th December - OPEN 8am - 2pm
Friday 15th December - OPEN 8am - 2pm
Monday 25th December - CLOSED (Christmas Day)
Tuesday 26th December - CLOSED (Boxing Day)
Monday 1st January - CLOSED (New Years Day)
Tuesday 2nd January - CLOSED (Day after New Years Day)
Monday 29th January - CLOSED (Auckland Anniversary Day)
Tuesday 6th February - CLOSED (Waitangi Day)
Parking Facilities and Public Transport
Car Parks for donors are available on site in front of the Donor Centre which can be accessed through Gate 1.
The nearest bus stops are opposite the main entrance to the hospital on Pembroke St or outside the shops across the road on the corner of Lorne St & Ohaupo Rd.
See Busit for public transport information.
View the mobile blood drive schedule.