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 emergency pick up

27 days ago - Saturday 31 March
1030 The rescue helicopter was responded to a camp ground at Porangahau for a 61 year old male who had a medical problem. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Dessert road car accident

28 days ago - Friday 30 March
1530 The rescue helicopter was responded to a car accident, on the Dessert Road where a tanker truck collided with a car and a 30 year old female who sustained face / head and neck injuries. She was transported to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

Car accident at Te Haroto.

29 days ago - Thursday 29 March
1650 The rescue helicopter was responded to a car accident at Te Haroto on the Napier - Taupo road for a 26 year old female who sustained chest and neck injuries. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

A hospital transfer and pick up from a rural tramping hut.

30 days ago - Wednesday 28 Marc
1000 Transported a 24 y.o. female with breathing problems from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay hospital.

1630 The rescue helicopter was responded to Sandy Bay Hut at Lake Waikareiti, near Lake Waikaremoana for a 75 year old male hunter with an ankle injury and was unable to walk out of the bush. He was transported to Wairoa Hospital for further treatment.

PLB Activation

31 days ago - Tuesday 27 March
1215 The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to investigate a PLB (personal locator beacon) activation near Putorino on the road between Napier and Wairoa. The helicopter used a direction finder to locate the beacon, and found a 58 y.o. male who was doing pest control in the area. He climbed over a fence, tripped and fell and fractured his leg, but managed to activate his PLB. He was down in a steep and inaccessible gully which required a winch extraction of the patient and paramedic. Once extracted the patient was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Wairoa Pregnancy Complication

32 days ago - Monday 26 March
0645 Transported a 23 y.o. female patient with pregnancy complications from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Wairoa

34 days ago - Saturday 24 March
Tasked to fly to Wairoa at midnight to pick up a 28yo female with birthing problems. She was flown to the maternity unit at Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Mohaka

37 days ago - Wednesday 21 March
Flew to Mohaka township to pick up a 75 yo male with cardiac problems. He was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Morere

38 days ago - Tuesday 20 March
Responded to Morere in northern Hawke’s Bay to a 56yo female on farm who had fallen and injured her knee. She was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Motor Vehicle Accident

39 days ago - Monday 19 March
Tasked to a motor vehicle accident on SH-2 at Te Hauke - no injuries to vehicle occupants so the rescue helicopter was not required.


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