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 - Responded to an activation of a Personal Locator Beacon near Willowflat and the Mohaka River. A group of four was located, after using the direction finding equipment in the helicopter to locate their position. It appeared two young boys aged five and seven had suffered lower leg injuries after dismounting from an all-terrain vehicle. Both boys and their father were airlifted to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
2 years ago - Transported a five-month-old baby boy suffering from a respiratory condition from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
2 years ago - Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to investigate an activation of a Personal Locator Beacon in the Te Hoe Valley. The hunting party was found however it transpired the activation had been accidental and all members of the party were safe and well. .
2 years ago - Transported a newborn baby boy from Wairoa Hospital to be admitted to the Special Care Baby Unit, at Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
2 years ago - Transported a male patient from Wairoa Hospital, who was involved in a motor vehicle accident earlier in the day. He sustained spinal and head injuries during the accident and was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
2 years ago - Transported a male patient, suffering from serious cardiac complications from the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital to Wellington Hospital
2 years ago - Responded to a motor vehicle accident near Tarawera, where a car had rolled over a bank, fortunately all passengers escaped with minor injuries. No one was transported.
2 years ago - Responded to Porangahau, to airlift a 72-year-old male suffering from serious sepsis shock. He was attended to by St John Paramedics at the scene, before being flown to the Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial Hospital for further treatment.
2 years ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to a remote farm house towards the southern end of Mahia to a 55 year old female that sustained head and shoulder injuries from a fall, when a dog jumped up onto her. She was transported to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.
3 years ago - Transported a male patient, suffering from a stroke, from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial Hospital