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 firstname.lastname@example.org
6 years ago - The rescue helicopter responded to a suspected heart attack at Mahia. The male patient was transported to the Hawke's Bay Hospital for further treatment
6 years ago - Friday 28 April (1225) Transported a male patient with Cardiac complications from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital
6 years ago - Wednesday 26 April (1200) The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm near Porangahau for a male in his 60’s who had an accident with a quad bike while driving down a steep hill. He sustained hip and pelvis injuries and was transported to Hawkes’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
6 years ago - Tuesday 25 April (1000) The rescue helicopter was responded, along with the Land SAR team, by Police to search for male in his 60’s who was overdue from a hunting trip at Kuripapango in the Kaweka Forest. He was located in a river bed after becoming lost with a slight leg injury, also wet and cold from a night out in the open. He was transported back to the Police Search and Rescue Headquarters.
6 years ago - Tuesday 25 April (1445) Transported a male patient with a stroke from Wairoa Hospital to Hawkes’s Bay Hospital
6 years ago - Monday 24 April (07:00) The rescue helicopter was responded to the Mangateinoke Hot Springs at the Mohaka River for a tramper in his 30’s who had sustained a knee injury. He was hover loaded into the helicopter on a nearby bend in the river and transported to Hawkes’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
6 years ago - Sun 23 April (18:35) Transported a male patient with cardiac complications from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.
6 years ago - Weds 19 April (10:30) Transported a male patient with cardiac complications from Hawke's Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.
6 years ago - Weds 19 April (1300) Returned a male patient recovering from a cardiac operation from Wellington to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
6 years ago - Sunday 16 April (05:30) Responded by the Rescue Co-ordination Centre to extract two missing hunters and three Land Search and Rescue (SAR) team members, from the Ruahine Range. The lost party had been located by the Land SAR team during the night and had requested a helicopter recovery, due to the cold temperature and the deteriorating condition of the missing party. All members were recovered and flown back to Taihape.