Mission Log

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

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 

 

Rescue from the Ruahine Ranges

2 years ago - Winch extracted two missing trampers and four Search and Rescue personnel from the Ruahine Ranges, after the two trampers had become lost and had activated their personal locator beacon.

Personal Locator Beacon Activation in the Ruahines

2 years ago - Responded by RCC to search for a personal locator beacon in the Ruahines. Due to extremely difficult flying conditions due to high wind, the helicopter was forced to return to base.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

2 years ago - Transported a male patient suffering from renal complications from Wairoa Hospital to the Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial Hospital.

Hospital Transfer to Wellington

2 years ago - Transported a female patient suffering from cardiac complications from the Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Mountain Bike Accident

2 years ago - Airlifted a 14 year-old boy from Taradale, from the Pan Pac mountain bike park near Whirinaki Mill, after he suffered a shoulder injury after coming off his mountain bike. He was transported to the Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer from Wellington to Hawke's Bay

2 years ago - Returned a Hastings male patient from Wellington Hospital to the Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial Hospital.

Hospital Transfer from Hawke's Bay to Wellington

2 years ago - Transported a female patient suffering from cardiac complications from the Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier’s Memorial Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Hospital Transfer from Wairoa

2 years ago - The rescue helicopter transferred two patients from Wairoa to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldier's Memorial hospital, one female with a head injury and a male with facial injuries.

Hospital Transfer to Wairoa

2 years ago - The rescue helicopter transferred a male patient from Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldier's Memorial Hospital to Wairoa Hospital, returning with a male patient with heart problems.

Search for missing quad rider

2 years ago - Responded to a missing quad-rider who was reported overdue on a rural property on Whakarara Road. Unfortunately unsuitable weather conditions and poor light levels, precluded the helicopter reaching the search area.

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