Stories and updates from our team, partners and supporters

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter urgently needs support from Wairoa Residents

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter has completed one of its busiest years, completing a huge 121 missions to Wairoa alone in 2016.  Overall the rescue crew completed 326 Rescue missions across Hawke’s Bay last year, and missions to and from Wairoa was over 40% of that total.

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Trail Ride Raises $7k!

This year's Trail Ride in aid of the Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter has raised an incredible $7,000 to support the life saving service.

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Westmount School Students Raise $2,000

The students of Westmount School, Hawkes Bay Campus, held their annual Market Day in Term 3, and once again the profits from this day went to charity.

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Hawke's Bay Man to Walk Length of NZ for the Rescue Chopper

Hawke's Bay man, Daniel Lee is setting off on an epic walking challenge this weekend to raise vital funds and awareness about the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Trust - a service that saved his life 17 years ago. 

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“It’s wonderful to know that someone’s loved one has lived to tell the tale all thanks to the team onboard the chopper, especially when your husband is an integral part of that team!”

Charlie had just marked 15 years in the air force when the opportunity to work as the Chief Pilot at the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter came up. We were engaged to be married, and had only recently purchased our first home in Palmerston North. Suffice to say, we hadn’t actively been looking for a change and life was quite busy – but Charlie certainly was yearning for a new challenge deep down, and I had always had moving back to the Bay in my long term sights...

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