Paul Tomlin was 19 years old when he first signed up to be a blood donor – he was just accompanying his uncle and had agreed to give a few minutes of his day to donate blood.

Dr Natalie Robinson spends five weeks a year down in Antarctica gathering data to better understand the impacts of climate change.

Jarom, a 24-year-old university graduate from Hamilton, had only donated blood twice before he learned that he was a bone marrow match for someone in dire need.

This World Blood Donor Day (WBDD), New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) wants to say thank you to all of its wonderful donors.

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