Make a Donation

Every gift, no matter how large or small, makes a difference

Just as in a life or death situation every minute counts, when it comes to delivering our lifesaving services, every dollar counts. However much you wish to contribute, it will add up to make a big difference, and will ensure that Rescue Helicopter crew can keep on flying and helping others. 

We have a number of ways you can help to make a donation and keep our live saving services free of charge and available 24/7 to everyone in Hawke's Bay. 

Become a Friend of the Rescue Helicopter 

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. There are lots of benefits to becoming a Friend of the Rescue Helicopter. Find out more on our Friend of the Rescue Helicopter page

Make a one off donation

Online Donation

Making a donation online is quick, simple, and best of all, the funds come directly to us. Click here to make an online donation. 

Over the Phone

If you’d like to call us with your donation please call 06 878 1630

Direct Credit at the Bank

Pop into the bank or make an online banking transfer to:

Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Trust


If you have donated to us in the past and know your donor ID number, put this as your reference. If you have never donated to us before please include your name and telephone number as the reference. If you would prefer to remain anonymous, leave the reference blank.

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