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 

 

Wairoa Pick up on way back to Hastings

5 months ago - Thursday 17th May
1100 As the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was returning from Gisborne it was diverted to Wairoa Hospital to transport a male patient with a dislocated hip to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

Police Search and Rescue

5 months ago - Wednesday 16th May
2300 The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was tasked to assist Police to located 2 male hunters who were lost, and suffering from hypothermia, high on an alpine ridge in the Ruahine ranges. Due to poor visibility and high wind in the area the helicopter was unable to access the search area. However the helicopter was used to transport 3 LandSAR volunteers part way up the ranges, where the LandSAR team disembarked and proceeded on foot to search for the lost hunters. We understand the 3 member LandSAR team located the hunters around 5:00 a.m. this morning, and safely walked them out later in the morning.

Wairoa Hospital

5 months ago - Monday 14th May
0600 Responded to Wairoa hospital for a patient with breathing problems, patient was deceased on arrival

Mahia and Takapau emergency retrievals

6 months ago - Saturday 28 April
1300 The rescue helicopter was responded to Mahia for a male in his 60’s who fell from the top of a shipping container and sustained a fractured wrist and neck injuries. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
1600 The rescue helicopter was responded to Takapau for a 58 year old female who fell from a horse and sustained a pelvis and chest injuries. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Quad Bike Roll and Wellington Hospital Transfer

6 months ago - Friday 27 April
0900 The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was tasked this morning to a farm north west of Frasertown in northern Hawke’s Bay to a 29 y.o. farm worker, who suffered pelvis and hip injuries, after his quad bike rolled down steep farm terrain. He was stabilised at the scene by St John Paramedics then flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
1300 Transported a 67yo male from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington with heart problems.

Cardiac Patient to Wellington

6 months ago - Thursday 26 April
1330 Transported a 80 y.o. Male patient with a cardiac condition from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington hospital.

Sepsis Patient

6 months ago - Wednesday 25 April
1625 Transported a 25 y.o. male patient with Sepsis from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Hospital Transfers for the Wairoa Region

6 months ago - Tuesday 24 April
1130 Transported a 18 y.o. female patient with a medical condition from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital
1800 Transported a 65 y.o female patient with cardiac problems from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Wellington Hospital Transfer

6 months ago - Monday 23 April
1000 Transported a 70 y.o. male patient with cardiac problems from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Vehicle accident at Whakaki

6 months ago - Sunday 22nd April
• 2000 hours – the helicopter was called to Whakaki near Gisborne to attend to a 48 y.o female and a 15 y.o female injured in a motor vehicle accident – both patients were transported to Gisborne Hospital.

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