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
2 months ago - Wednesday 20th March
0930 Tasked to a fishing boat approx. 20km off shore from Napier to a male patient with a severe back injury. Initially a rescue swimmer established a connection between the Helicopter and the Fishing Boat to enable a St John Paramedic to be winched down to the fishing boat. The Paramedic administered pain relief, then the Coast Guard transported the patient and Paramedic from a boat off Napier port for transport to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
1245 Transported a male patient with acute renal failure from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
2 months ago - Friday 15th March
1945 hrs Transported a 16 year old female with an amputated finger from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Lower Hutt Hospital.
2 months ago - Thursday 14th March
0115 hrs Transported a 65 year old male with medical issues from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital
1320 hrs Transported a 3 year old child, with head injuries suffered in a fall, from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital
2 months ago - Tuesday 12th March
1045 hrs Transported a 29 year old male with Spinal injuries from Lower Hutt Hospital to Christchurch.
3 months ago - Monday 11th March
1720 hrs Transported a female patient from Ashley Clinton to Hawke’s Bay Hospital with pelvic injuries sustained in a quad-bike rollover
1900 hrs Transported 62 year old male from SH5 near Tarawera to Hawke’s Bays Hospital, after he suffered a medical event whilst driving a truck.
3 months ago - Sunday 10th March
1400 Tasked to a rural address in Dartmoor to a teenage male who fell from a motorbike and sustained moderate injuries – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
3 months ago - Wednesday 6th March
1430 Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to rescue a man overboard from a 2 person yacht approx. 20NM off the coast at Tolaga Bay. The German sailor was successfully located by the rescue helicopter team and a rescue swimmer was lowered in to the water to retrieve the sailor and winch him to safety. The sailor was delivered to Gisborne hospital for assessment and observation.
3 months ago - Tuesday 5th March
0900 Tasked to Wellington Airport to transfer a male patient, who suffered spinal injuries in a car accident, from Hutt Hospital to Christchurch
3 months ago - Monday 4th March
1200 Tasked to Castlepoint in southern Hawke’s Bay to a female horse rider aged in her 60’s who sustained a fracture to her leg after being kicked by a horse – she was flown directly to Wellington Hospital for further treatment.
3 months ago - Sunday 3rd March
1300 Tasked to Maraekakaho to a male patient who had fallen and sustained serious spinal injuries. The male patient was flown directly from the scene of the fall to the specialty Spinal Unit at Middlemore Hospital.