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“It’s wonderful to know that someone’s loved one has lived to tell the tale all thanks to the team onboard the chopper, especially when your husband is an integral part of that team!”

Charlie had just marked 15 years in the air force when the opportunity to work as the Chief Pilot at the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter came up. We were engaged to be married, and had only recently purchased our first home in Palmerston North. Suffice to say, we hadn’t actively been looking for a change and life was quite busy – but Charlie certainly was yearning for a new challenge deep down, and I had always had moving back to the Bay in my long term sights...

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A snowy rescue challenge!

The Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Crew, responded to the Sunrise Hut in the Ruahine National Park, where a female in her 30’s had fallen from her bunk and sustained a...

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Grape Debate is a Great Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended the second annual Collier's Rural Grape Debate on Friday 22nd June.

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Chopper Appeal Raises $30k for the Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter

This year’s Westpac Chopper Appeal, held nationwide throughout May, as seen an incredible $30k raised to support the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter.  

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Iona College 'Goes Red' for the Rescue Helicopter

Students from Iona College held a mufti day on Thursday 23 June, to help raise money for the Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter.

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