Mission Log

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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 

 

Accident at Herbertville

8 months ago - 13:45 - The rescue helicopter was responded to Herbertville for a female in her 70’s who had been injured following a fall. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Search and Rescue of Missing Tramper

8 months ago - 05:30 - The rescue helicopter responded to the Ruahine National Park to help locate and assist a male tramper in his 50’s who hypothermic and disorientated. He was found using a beacon search and night vision goggles (NVGs), then transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for assessment and treatment.

Medical Emergency at Marekakaho

8 months ago - 13:20 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a woolshed at Marekakaho for a male shearer in his 60’s who had collapsed. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Accident at Te Mata Peak

8 months ago - 18:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to Te Mata Peak, where a male in his 60’s had fallen approximately 15 metres from a mountain bike track and sustained multiple injuries. A paramedic reached the patient on foot, and was then winched into the helicopter along with the patient (on a stretcher), and transported back to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Rescue from the Tangoio Beach

9 months ago - 13:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a beach at Tangoio where a male in his 50’s fell approximately 10 meters off a cliff and sustained suspected back and neck injuries. He was located lying on a steep hillside, and holding onto a flax bush so that he didn't slip any further. A paramedic was winched down to load him onto a stretcher and then both were winched into the helicopter and transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Medical Emergency in Waipawa

9 months ago - 16:00 - The rescue helicopter was responded to Waipawa where a male in his 60’s had a cardiac arrest. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

9 months ago - 00:45 - Transported a female patient experiencing pregnancy complications from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Motorcycle Accident at Kotemaori

9 months ago - 10:45 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a motorbike accident at Kotemaori where a male in his 20’s had sustained chest injuries. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Accident at Cape Kidnappers

9 months ago - 12:45 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm at Cape Kidnappers where a female in her 70’s had sustained a shoulder injury following a slip from a walking track. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

9 months ago - 17:30 - Transported a female patient experiencing pregnancy complications from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

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