Events Calendar

We have lots of events happening throughout the year that you can get involved in. Click on the links below for more information about all of our upcoming events.  

If you are organising a fundraising event on behalf of the Rescue Helicopter and would like to see it listed here and on our Facebook page, please contact Laura Hyde at or call 06 878 1630


March 2017

31 March (Friday) Annual Golf Tournament RESCHEDULED DATE
Join us for our Annual Golf Tournament, held at the the Hill Country Estate, this is an event not to be missed! Find out more


April 2017

8 & 9 April (Saturday & Sunday) Evolution of the Motorcycle Show 2017
Head to McClean Park for the Evolution of the Motorcycle Show 2017. On display will be,  Mike Hailwood’s 1987 TT winning NCR Ducati, John Britten’s V1000, Three Buckley Systems BSL two stroke grand prix motorcycles, as well as historic speedway motorcycles and historic, classic and modern race motorcycles. Funds raised will benefit the Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Trust.  Find out more


May 2017

5 May (Friday) Westpac Chopper Appeal Collection Day
The Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter Trust, in partnership with Westpac will be collecting at sites outside Westpac Branches around Hawke’s Bay to raise vital funds to support our lifesaving service. We’ll be collecting between 8am and 5.30pm on Friday 5 May, so if you would like to volunteer to help out please contact Laura on 06 878 1630. Donations can be made on the day at our collection sites, at your local Westpac branch, or online at 

13 May (Saturday) The Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon 
Join 'Team Rescue Heli' for the 2nd annual Hawke's Bay Marathon on Saturday 13 May. With 4 different events to choose from (including a 3km kid's run, 10k, half marathon and full marathon course) there is something for everyone. All 'Team Rescue Heli' runners or walkers will be giving a team running top, fundraising pack and meet and greet with the team. For more information about the events visit the Hawke's Bay Marathon website. For more information about joining the team contact Laura Hyde

August 2017

4 August (Friday) The Grape Debate
Save the date for the next Grape Debate in aid of the Rescue Helicopter! Watch this space for details to follow...


December 2017

4 - 10 December (all week) Festive Appeal Week 


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