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 

 

Patient from Tikokino and Ocean Beach pick up

6 months ago - Wednesday 3 January

Time = 0900
The rescue helicopter was responded to a house at Tikokino for a 57 year old female who sustained leg lacerations from falling through a glass door. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Time = 1700
The rescue helicopter was responded to Ocean Beach for a 43 year old female with a neck and spinal injury from the surf. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Waimarama

6 months ago - Tuesday 2 January
Time = 1650
The rescue helicopter was responded to a house at Waimarama beach for a 74 year old female with chest pain. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Wairoa transfer

6 months ago - Monday 1 January (New Year’s Day)
Time = 1430
Transferred a 15yo male with head injuries from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment

New Years Eve

6 months ago - Sunday December 31st (New Year’s Eve)
Time = 8:20
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a single vehicle accident on SH5 near Rangitaiki Lodge, between Napier and Taupo, where a young male was thrown from his vehicle and sustained multiple injuries. He was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Time 14:30
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was called to the Mohaka river, downstream from the SH5 overbridge, to a male patient, in his 20’s, who fell from a raft and sustained arm and shoulder injuries. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Porongahau pick up and 2 year old vital hospital transfer

6 months ago - Saturday December 30th
Time = 12:15
Responded to Porongahau to male patient in his 80’s, suffering a suspected stroke – he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Time = 23:40
Transported a 2 year old child with a medical condition from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Boxing Day

6 months ago - Tuesday December 26th (Boxing Day)
Time = 14:40
Transported a 57 year old male patient with a cardiac condition from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital, for further treatment.

Christmas Day

6 months ago - Monday December 25th (Christmas Day)
Time = 14:45
Transported an elderly man suffering from a suspected stroke from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Time = 17:30
Transported a 57 year old male patient with a cardiac condition from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital, for further treatment.

Time = 21:50
Responded to Te Puia Lodge on the Mohaka River to a 55 year old male with a head injury following a fall – he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Wairoa Hospital Transfers

6 months ago - Friday 22 December
1230 Transported a 71yo male with head trauma from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
1540 Transported a 27 day old baby with breathing problems from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

A very busy Thursday for the crew,

6 months ago - Thursday 21 December
0600 Transported a male patient who having seizures from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
1220 The rescue helicopter was responded to Porangahau for a 64 year old male who sustained a serious lung injury following a fall at home. He was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.
1600 Transported a male patient with cardiac problems from at Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
1750 Flew two doctors from Hawkes Bay Hospital’s ICU department to Gisborne Hospital to care for a seriously ill neonate until doctors from Starship arrived..

Wairoa Stroke Patient

6 months ago - Wednesday 20 December
0700 The rescue helicopter was responded to Wairoa to meet St John Ambulance with an 80 year old female who had a stroke. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

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