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 

 

Northern Hawke's Bay

2 months ago - Saturday 18th May
• 0900 hours Tasked to Ruapunga in northern Hawke’s Bay to a female patient, suffering a suspected stroke – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
• 1900 Hours Flew to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a teenage boy who suffered a spinal injury whilst playing rugby - he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Wairoa Hospital

2 months ago - Monday 13th May
• 1930 hours Tasked to Wairoa to meet St John Ambulance with a male patient aged in his 40’s, with stroke like symptoms – he was flown directly to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Wairoa Hospital Transfers

2 months ago - Sunday 12 May
0200 Transported a male patient, in his 20’s, with a stab wounds from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
1115 Transported a male patient in his 60’s, with a fractured femur from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
1315 Transported a male patient, in his 70’s, with a medical condition from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Plane Crash and Ruby Accident

2 months ago - Saturday 11 May
0915 Responded to a top-dressing plane crash at Tiniroto, inland from Gisborne - the male pilot had been extricated of the wreckage by his loader driver, he sustained head injuries and was transported to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.
1430 Responded to a 19 year old male rugby player at Poraiti who had sustained spinal injuries and was flown directly to Middlemore Hospital for further treatment.

Cardiac Condition

3 months ago - Wednesday 8 May
1230 Transported a female patient with a cardiac condition from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

MVA

3 months ago - Saturday 27th April
1745 Tasked to an MVA at Tarawera, however adverse weather prevented the helicopter from completing the mission.

Spinal Injury Patient

3 months ago - Friday 26th April
1600 Tasked by Police to assist with a search for a missing person in southern Hawke’s Bay.
2215 Flew to Wairoa Hospital for a male patient with a spinal injury, he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

3 months ago - Wednesday 24th April
0700 Flew to Wairoa Hospital for a male patient suffering from a stroke, he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Accident in Wairoa

3 months ago - Monday 22nd April
0830 Flew to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a male patient, aged in his 20’s, with a neck injury sustained in an MVA (motor vehicle accident). He was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Kaweka Ranges Rescue

3 months ago - Sunday 21st April
1500 Tasked to the Kaweka Ranges to a male hunter with an ankle injury. The location of the hunter was such that he was not accessible, but the paramedic was able to provide pain medications to other members of the hunting party.

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