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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 

 

Trail Bike Accident at Ashley Clinton

6 months ago - 11:00 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm at Ashley Clinton for a male in his 30’s who had sustained suspected head and neck injuries from a fall off a motor bike while on a trail bike ride. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

6 months ago - 12:20 - Transported a male patient experiencing a dislocated shoulder from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Emergency at Waipatiki Beach

6 months ago - 15:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to Waipatiki Beach at Tangoio for male in his 20’s, who had nearly drowned in the surf. He was attended to by St John’s paramedics, then transported by helicopter to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

6 months ago - 11:45 - Transported a female patient experiencing medical complications from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Accident at Herbertville

6 months ago - 13:45 - The rescue helicopter was responded to Herbertville for a female in her 70’s who had been injured following a fall. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Search and Rescue of Missing Tramper

6 months ago - 05:30 - The rescue helicopter responded to the Ruahine National Park to help locate and assist a male tramper in his 50’s who hypothermic and disorientated. He was found using a beacon search and night vision goggles (NVGs), then transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for assessment and treatment.

Medical Emergency at Marekakaho

7 months ago - 13:20 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a woolshed at Marekakaho for a male shearer in his 60’s who had collapsed. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Accident at Te Mata Peak

7 months ago - 18:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to Te Mata Peak, where a male in his 60’s had fallen approximately 15 metres from a mountain bike track and sustained multiple injuries. A paramedic reached the patient on foot, and was then winched into the helicopter along with the patient (on a stretcher), and transported back to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Rescue from the Tangoio Beach

7 months ago - 13:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a beach at Tangoio where a male in his 50’s fell approximately 10 meters off a cliff and sustained suspected back and neck injuries. He was located lying on a steep hillside, and holding onto a flax bush so that he didn't slip any further. A paramedic was winched down to load him onto a stretcher and then both were winched into the helicopter and transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Medical Emergency in Waipawa

7 months ago - 16:00 - The rescue helicopter was responded to Waipawa where a male in his 60’s had a cardiac arrest. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

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