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
2 years ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to a request by the Rescue Coordination Centre, to search for a PLB (Personal Locator Beacon) that had been activated near the Ikawetea Forks Hut in the Ruahine Range. A tramping party of four was located in a stream bed close to the Range, where a 70 year old male had sustained an ankle injury and was unable to walk. He was winched out of the stream bed, and transported to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.
2 years ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to an accident at Hatuma Road, south of Waipukurau, to airlift a 41-year-old female who had been hit by a motor vehicle whilst cycling. She had sustained various moderate injuries and was transported to the Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital for further treatment.
2 years ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a van and a farm tractor, on a public road near Wanstead. The Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Crew transported a 56 year old male and 16 year old female to hospital, both with multiple serious injuries. The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter transported two patients to hospital, also from the scene, both suffering moderate injuries.
2 years ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to Mahia for a 65 year old male who had fallen 4 metres from a deck on his house and sustained a fractured ankle and wrist. He was transported to Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital for further treatment.
2 years ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to Ongaonga, to airlift a 25-year-old female from Essex, England. She had sustained hip and pelvic injuries following a fall from her horse. She was flown to HB Regional Hospital for further treatment.