Liver Transplant Recipients' Website
A New Zealand community of interest relating to liver transplantation and similar issues

About Us

This website is for the use of New Zealand Liver Transplant recipients, to share their stories and experiences, and foster an awareness within the community at large of the life-saving benefits of receiving an organ.

Organ donation is an amazing gift of life. The recipients of organs never lose sight of this, with the donor and donor family constantly in our thoughts. We are truly grateful.

Please Note: This website was designed and produced by Bethli Wainwright, Liver Transplant Recipient #62, who passed away on December the 25th 2010, with the assistance of our official photographer, scanner and HTML checker, John Russell, Liver Transplant Recipient #27, who passed away on 7th June 2002. Since Jan 2005 with assistance from Geoff Jenkins who is distantly related to a 2004 recipient of liver transplant recipients in New Zealand. 

This website is currently being updated.  While it is being updated feel free to join the New Zealand Liver Transplant Facebook Support group,  where you can meet and chat with Transplant Recipients and there Caregivers. The group is closed, so you will need to apply to join.  The adminstrator will contact you to confirm your request.

This website is not the official website for Liver Transplantation Unit in New Zealand.  For official information on the New Zealand Liver Transplant process we refer you to
New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit.

Contact us via e-mail

This website has been sponsored for 2013 by Dr. Fraser Burling FRACP, Physician, Rheumatologist, of the Rheumatology and Musculo-skeletal Clinic in Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand, ph +64 9 5299 348  For more information on the Rheumatology and Musculo-skeletal Clinic, click on


In Memory of all Donors and their families