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 firstname.lastname@example.org
21 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to a tramping party in the Ruahine Ranges, where a 64 year old female and a 53 year old male had sustained severe leg cramps and exhaustion at the Waipawa Saddle, due to the steep terrain. Both patients were winched out with the paramedic into the helicopter and transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldier's Memorial Hospital for further treatment.
21 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter, alongside NZ Police, winched the deceased hunter from the Kaweka Ranges, following the accidental fatal shooting of a hunter the previous day.
21 months ago - Responded to Kotemaori, to attend a male who had suffered a severe neurological event. Unfortunately he was declared dead at the scene.
21 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter winched two NZ Police Officers into the Kaweka Ranges, to carry out a scene examination following an accidental fatal shooting of a hunter.
21 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter airlifted a 26-year-old male Forestry worker from an isolated site near Te Haroto, who had fallen down a steep bank and dislocated his shoulder. He was flown to Taupo Hospital after being attended to by Advanced Paramedics from St John.
21 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to a car accident at Ashley Clinton where a 47 year old female sustained leg and spinal injuries. She was transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soliders' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.
21 months ago - Transported a male patient with an amputated finger from Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital to Hutt Hospital further treatment.
21 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to a farm inland from Tikokino for a 19 year old male that sustained leg and arm injuries when his quad bike rolled down a hill and into a creek while out hunting. He was transported to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soliders' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.
22 months ago - At the request of the NZ Rescue Co-ordination Centre, the Rescue Helicopter responded to a personal locator beacon activation in the Kaweka Ranges. A 72-year-old male from Masterton was located near the Mangainoka Hot Springs. He was suffering from moderate chest injuries after falling from a tree, whilst attempting to secure a tent fly. An Advanced Paramedic from St John, attended the patient prior to transportation back to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
22 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter has responded to Bluff Hill in Napier, to a 49 year old female that had fallen from the lookout and was trapped in trees 30 feet below the lookout. A paramedic was winched down to retrieve the female, who had sustained multiple injuries. She was transportedto the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.