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 transfer

12 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

12 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

12 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

12 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

12 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

12 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,

12 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

12 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.

Search and Rescue for pair lost in the Urewera Ranges.

12 months ago - Tuesday 19 December
1230 Flew into Urewera Ranges to retrieve a father and son who were overdue from a tramp. The pair have been missing since Sunday night, and were found by LandSAR searchers. The father was unable to walk due to an ankle injury. Father and son were both retrieved by winch from very steep terrain and were transported to the DOC Visitor Centre at Lake Waikaremoana.

Lake Tutira

12 months ago - Monday 18 December
1430 The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm house inland from Lake Tutira for a male patient in his 70’s with a medical condition; he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

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