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 

 

Young child with medical condition

5 years ago - Tuesday 27th August
1800 hours Tasked by the DHB to fly to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a 7 y/o child with a medical condition – he was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

Tikokino Child

5 years ago - Monday 26th August
1400 hours Tasked by the Air Desk to Tikokino to a male child with a back injury – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment

A very busy Sunday

5 years ago - Sunday 25th August
• 0430 hours Departed Hastings to Wellington with a male patient aged in his 60’s, suffering a heart attack. Adverse weather conditions were encountered at Norsewood requiring the helicopter to return to base and deliver the patient to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• 1000 hours Tasked by Police and the Air Desk to search the Mohaka River for a pig hunter, who had fallen and suffered a head injury. After extensive searching of the river between the river mouth and the viaduct the hunting party was eventually located in an inaccessible location near the viaduct. Two hunters were retrieved from the difficult location, and after a check up by the Intensive Care Paramedic it was agreed that treatment wasn’t required.
• 1200 hours Upon the completion of the previous rescue of the pig hunters the helicopter was tasked to a forestry area near Rangatiki to a motorbike rider aged in his 20’s, suffering a fractured femur. The motorbike rider was flown to Rotorua Hospital.
• 2000 hours Flew to Wairoa Hospital with flight team from DHB to retrieve a 60 y/o male with a medical condition. The patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment
• Midnight Flew to Wairoa with DHB Flight team to retrieve a female patient, aged in her 60’s with a respiratory condition – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Maternity

5 years ago - Wednesday 21st August
• 1400 hours Flew to Wairoa with a flight nurse and midwife to retrieve a female patient – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay District Hospital for further treatment.

Heart and Respiratory Issues

5 years ago - Tuesday 20th August
• 1145 Hours transported a 47 y/o male patient, suffering from a heart attack, from Hawkes Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.
• 1500 hours Flew to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a young male patient with a respiratory complication – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay District Hospital for further treatment.

Wairoa Hospital

5 years ago - Monday 19th August
• 1600 hours Flew to Wairoa Hospital with DHB flight team to retrieve a male patient, aged in his 80’s, with a cardiac issue – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay District Hospital for further treatment.

Fisherman search continued

5 years ago - Sunday 11th August
• 0930 hours – tasked by Police to resume searching in daylight for the missing fisherman on the Tukituki River – again the search was unsuccessful.

Missing Fisherman Search

5 years ago - Saturday 10th August
• 2000 hours – tasked by Police to search for an overdue fisherman last seen on the Tukituki River near Havelock North. Searching with night vision goggles and heat detecting equipment failed to find the fisherman.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

5 years ago - Friday 9th August
• 0600 hours – Flew to Wairoa Hospital with a flight team from HBDHB to retrieve a female patient with a medical condition – she was flown back to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Dannevirke Patient in need of Hospital Care

5 years ago - Thursday 8th August
• 1430 hours – Tasked by the Air Desk to Dannevirke to a male patient with a medical condition – he was flown to Palmerston North hospital for follow up treatment.

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