Become a Friend

Regular support keeps us flying

A Friend of the Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter is someone understands just how important the Rescue Helicopter is in saving lives in Hawke’s Bay, and who wants to make a regular contribution to ensure that our services remain free of charge and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to anyone in desperate need

Why become a Friend of the Rescue Helicopter?

We can only continue providing our lifesaving services with the support of our community, which is why we need you to join us today as a friend of the Rescue Helicopter.

All Friends of the Rescue Helicopter will receive;

  • A unique Friend's ID number
  • A Friend of the Rescue Helicopter welcome pack which includes a letter of thanks from the crew, and a supporters bumper sticker
  • An annual Friend of the Rescue Helicopter magnet 
  • A bi-annual newsletter delivered directly to your door so you can see how your donation is making a difference
  • Invitation to special events and activities

Choose how much you wish to donate

There is no minimum amount to become a Friend of the Rescue Helicopter - your regular donation can be as little as what it costs for a cup of coffee!

Regular Giving

A regular gift via internet banking allows us to plan for the future, because it reduces administration costs for both you and us, and because we know that we will have a steady income stream that we can rely upon to deliver our lifesaving work.  To set up your regular gift via your internet banking system please use our bank details below and remember to include your name or ID number (if you know it) as a reference. If you would prefer us to send you a regular giving form just let us know by calling 06 878 1630 or emailing  

Our bank details are:   WESTPAC  03-0104-0773390-00

Make an Annual donation

If you would prefer to make an annual donation to support our work, you can do this by;

  • Making a direct credit via your bank using our bank details: WESTPAC  03-0104-0773390-00
  • By credit card - simply give us a call on 06 878 1630, and we can take your donation quickly and securely over the phone. 

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