The NZTGA sets out to promote organ donor awareness through the participation of its members at National and World Transplant Games. It also promotes organ donor awareness through participation at national events such as the Christchurch City to Surf and Rotorua Marathon. The Association is a non profit organization, and its business, activities and proceedings are held in this vein. It’s primary goal is for its members to have a good time in attending and promoting all events in which the Association participates.

Since inception, The Association has sent teams to the following World Transplant Games.

 

Year Games Athletes attended Medals won
2019 Newcastle Gateshead, UK 5 3
2017 Malaga, Span 12 21
2015 Mar del Plata, Argentina 8 6
2013 Durban, South Africa 10 11
2011 Gothenburg, Sweden 13 8
2009 Gold Coast, Australia 24 30
2007 Bangkok, Thailand 20 24
2005 London, Ontario, Canada 15 3
2003 Nancy, France 7 2
2001 Kobe, Japan 6 0
1999 Budapest, Hungary 0 0
1997 Sydney, Australia 20 9
1995 Manchester, England 15 8
1993 Vancouver, Canada 14 8
1991 Budapest, Hungary 8 3
1989 Singapore 15 8