Organ donor system 'woefully inadequate'
- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 6:25PM
An organ donation campaigner is pushing for the government to consider creating an organ donor register.
The government has begun consultation on how to improve the country's rate of organ donation which remains far behind demand.
Give life spokesman Andy Tookey believes the current system is woefully inadequate, and that sixty percent of families say No to organ donation, which he thinks comes down to a lack of understanding.
LISTEN TO ANDY TOOKEY'S FULL INTERVIEW WITH LARRY WILLIAMS ABOVE
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Katie Tookey's story is on video.
Kiwis like Katie depend on 'the gift of life'.