Mission Log

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Below you will find a summary of our recent missions. Our life-saving services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and are completely free of charge to everyone in Hawke's Bay. For more information about our work please contact the Fundraising Team on 06 878 1630 or email mfm@hbhrt.org.nz 

 

Porangahau and MVA

4 days ago - Sunday 16 September
1225 flew to Porangahau to pick up a female patient with stroke-like symptoms, she was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

1500 Went to a motor vehicle accident on Waimarama Road near Havelock North, involving 4 patients. The rescue helicopter transported a 79 YO female with a back injury and a 5yo boy with minor injuries.

Sepsis Patient

5 days ago - Saturday 15 September
0900 Transported a female patient with sepsis from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay hospital.

Motorbike Accident

6 days ago - Friday 14 September
1350 The Rescue Helicopter was despatched to SH5 near Tawera for a motorbike vs truck accident. We transported a 63yo male with multiple leg injuries to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Three jobs for the Rescue Heli

8 days ago - Wednesday 12 September
1345 Flew to Wairoa Hospital for a male patient with cardiac issues, he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

1655 Flew to Taihape to pick up 9mth old child boy who swallowed a plastic ball, he was flown to Palmerston North hospital. Whilst on the return we were tasked to a farm on Kahuranaki Road where a 19yo female had suffered leg and pelvic injuries from a horse riding accident. She was flown to Hawke’s Bay hospital for further treatment

Assistance needed in Central Hawke's Bay and Wairoa

9 days ago - Tuesday 11 September
1235 Initially flew to Waipukarau for an injured male patient, but the patient was transported to Hawke’s Bay hospital ambulance because the helicopter was required in Porangahau to pick up an elderly female patimet who had a sudden unexplained collapse, who was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for assessment and treatment

2010 Flew to Wairoa Hospital to pick up a female patient with stroke-like symptoms.

Hospital transfers

10 days ago - Monday 10 September
1245 Transported a female patient with neurological problems from Hawkes Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

1800 To Wairoa Hospital to transport 2 patients – firstly a male patient in his 70’s with a respiratory condition, and secondly a 2 y.o. child with a medical condition

Stroke patients

18 days ago - Sunday 2 September
14:25 Transported a male patient with a stroke and a female patient that had a stroke from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Cardiac Patients

19 days ago - Saturday 1 September
11:45 Transported a female with cardiac problems from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.
15:25 Transported a male patient with cardiac problems from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

A very busy day for the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter

20 days ago - Friday 31 August
A very busy day for the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter today:
• 12:45 p.m. – the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Napier - Taihape Road to an incident where a 44 y.o. male motorcyclist had crashed and sustained head injuries – he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
• 2: 25 p.m. the helicopter was then tasked to a farm address east of Pahiatau when a 19 y.o. male rolled his quad bike and sustained head and other injuries – he was transported to Palmerston North Hospital.
• 6:45 p.m. – the helicopter was responded to Dominie Hut in the Kaweka’s for a 65 y.o. male hunter who was suffering chest pain – he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Call out to Porongahau

23 days ago - Tuesday 28 August
11:00 Called to Porangahau to pick up a male patient who had suffered a broken foot. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment

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