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 Hospital Transfers

6 months ago - Monday 25 June -

Transported a male with a major hand injury from Wairoa Hospital to Napier airport, where he was transferred to a fixed wing air ambulance for further transport to Hutt Hospital.

Transported a male patient with cardiac problems from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Kaweka Ranges Winch Rescue

6 months ago - Sunday 24 June
1600 The rescue helicopter was responded to the Kaweka ranges for a 22 year old male who was out pig hunting in thick bush and had hypothermia. Due to the terrain a paramedic was winched down into the creek bed to retrieve the patient. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hutt Hospital Transfer

6 months ago - Saturday 23 Jun
1400 Transported a male patient with an amputated finger from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Hutt Hospital.

Porongahau Emergency

6 months ago - Friday 22 June
1845 Transported a young female patient with abdominal pain from Porongahau to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Milk Tanker Roll

6 months ago - Tuesday 19 June
1315 The rescue helicopter was responded to a milk tanker which had rolled over on State Highway 50 near OngaOnga, where a 55 year old male sustained head injuries. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Wairoa Transfers

6 months ago - Sunday 17 June
1100 Transported a male patient with a laceration wound from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

2200 Transported a female patient with pregnancy complications from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Helicopter Crash on Ngamatea Station

6 months ago - Thursday 14 June
10:00 We were tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to a helicopter crash on Ngamatea station, south east of Lake Taupo. Rescue Helicopters were despatched from Taupo, Hastings and Palmerston North. The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter transported a male patient with multiple critical injuries to Hawkes Bay Hospital, whilst the Greenlea helicopter from Taupo and the Palmerston North Helicopters each transported another patient each back to Hawkes Bay Hospital. Two other passengers from the helicopter crash were assessed by Paramedics and did not require transport to hospital.

Dislocated Hip

6 months ago - Monday 11 June
1350 Transported a male patient with a dislocated hip from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

MVA and Hospital Transfers

6 months ago - Saturday 9 June
1200 Transported a female patient with a medical condition from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

1430 Responded to Waipukarau for an MVA - car versus tree. Helicopters from Hastings and Palmerston North were co-responded to the accident, because of multiple patients. Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter transported a teenage female patient with moderate injuries and the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter transported a male patient, in his 50’s with multiple serious injuries. Both patients were transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

1700 Transported a female patient with cardiac problems from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Motor Vehicle Accident

6 months ago - Friday 8 June
1640 Responded to Taihape for a MVA (motor vehicle accident) where three patients were involved in a ute rolled down a bank. We transported a 14yo female patient to Palmerston North Hospital.

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