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 

 

Rescue from the Ruahines

13 months ago - Saturday 15 April (13:30) Another Personal Locator Beacon was activated in the Ruahine Range and the helicopter responded at the request of the Rescue Co-ordination Centre and the Ambulance Communication Centre. Two hunters were found on a steep ridge line covered in dense bush. An Intensive Care Paramedic from St John was winched through the bush canopy, to assess the scene. A male in his 20’s was found with a suspected broken leg, he was secured at the scene prior to being winched out of the bush and flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for treatment.

Rescue from Waimarama

13 months ago - Saturday 15 April (20:00) Responded to Waimarama beach to airlift a young girl who had broken he arm. She was attended to be St John Paramedics prior to being flown with her mother to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Hospital Transfer to Waikato

13 months ago - Friday 14 April (10:00) Transported a male patient with neurological complications from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Waikato Hospital.

Rescue from a Ship

13 months ago - Friday 14 April (13:30) Received a tasking from the Rescue Co-ordination Centre to winch recover a male in his 60’s from a ship that was conducting a seismic survey 50nm off the coast from Cape Kidnappers. The crew winched a St John Intensive Care Paramedic to the bow of the ship to first attend the patent. The Paramedic and patient where then winched back into the helicopter, and flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

13 months ago - Friday 14 April (17:00) Transported a male patient from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Hospital Transfer to Wellington

13 months ago - Weds 12 April (13:00) Transported a female patient with cardiac problems from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Collision between a ute and a truck

13 months ago - Monday 10 April (15:00) The rescue helicopter was responded to a collision between a ute and a truck on a small remote gravel road at Putere (in-land from Wairoa). A male in his 50's had sustained chest and arm injuries and he was transported to Hawke's Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Rescue from Wairoa

13 months ago - Sunday 8 April (10:00) The rescue helicopter was responded to Wairoa for a female in her 70's who had sustained suspected head injuries from a fall. She was transported to Hawke's Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

13 months ago - Sunday 8 April (22:00) Transported a female patient from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke's Bay Hospital.

Airlift from Nuhaka

13 months ago - Sunday 2 April (12:20) Airlifted a male in his 20's from Nuhaka, who had dislocated his shoulder while swimming. Patient was flown to Hawke's Bay Hospital

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