Mission Log

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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 

 

Bus Rollover at Turoa Ski Field

14 months ago - Saturday 28 July

1500 The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was one of four rescue helicopters responded to a bus which rolled over coming down the hill from Turoa Ski field with 31 people on board.
The Lowe Corporation Helicopter transported a 31 y.o. female who sustained head injuries and a fractured pelvis, and a 29 y.o. female with head injuries to Waikato Hospital for further treatment

A busy Tuesday for the Rescue Heli

14 months ago - Tuesday 24 July

0350 Tasked to Wairoa to transport an 88 y.o. female, who was suffering from chest pain, from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

0930 Returned to Wairoa to transport a 28 y.o. female, who was having labour difficulties, from Wairoa to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

1615 Tasked to Porongahau to a 20 y.o. female who collapsed in a woolshed. She was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Wairoa Transfers

14 months ago - Saturday 21 July
1300 Transported a 17 year old female with spinal injuries from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital
1730 Transported a 58 year old male with breathing problems from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Chest Pain Patient

14 months ago - Tuesday 17 July
1300 Transported a 72YO male who was suffering from chest pain from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Brain Injury

14 months ago - Sunday 15 July
• Transported a female patient with a brain injury from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Cardiac Patient and Young Baby with Sepsis

14 months ago - Saturday 14 July
• Transported a male patient with cardiac problems from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.
• Transported a young baby with sepsis from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Burns Patient

14 months ago - Friday 13 July
• Transported a male patient with a medical condition from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm house west of Dannevirke for a 22 year old male who sustained serious burns after pouring petrol onto a fire. He was transported to Wellington Hospital for further treatment.

Quad Bike Rollover and Hospital Transfer

15 months ago - Wednesday 11 July
• Tasked to Patoka for a 35yo male suffering from leg injuries after a quad bike rollover, he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
• Transferred a teenage male patient with a hernia from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Brain Injury Patient

15 months ago - Sunday 8 July
Transported a female patient with a brain injury from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Kaweka Forest Winch Rescue

15 months ago -
Friday 6 July
The rescue helicopter was responded to a hut in the Kaweka Forest park for a 33 year old male who tripped and fell on a walking track and sustained a fractured lower leg. He was given pain relief and stabilised at the scene by a St John Paramedic before being winched out, and transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

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