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 email@example.com
3 years ago - 11:30 - Responded to serious truck roll over on the Napier/Taihape Road, near Kuripapango. A male in his 50’s had jumped from the vehicle prior to the truck impacting a steep bank and rolling. He sustained multiple injuries, and was stabilised before being flown to but was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
3 years ago - 11:00 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm at Tangoio where a male in his 70’s had suffered a stroke. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
3 years ago - 15:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a river bank at Waipukarau where a 10 year old boy fell from his motorbike and sustained head injuries. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
3 years ago - 18:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm at Patoka where a 12 year old boy slipped down a hill and sustained a fractured leg. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
3 years ago - 14:00 - Responded to Elsthorpe to airlift a teenage girl that had sustained a suspected broken femur after falling from her horse. St John Paramedics attended to her to at the scene, before she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
3 years ago - 15:30 - Winch recovered a male in his 50’s who had broken his ankle while walking along a narrow track just north of Waipatiki Beach. A St John Intensive Care Paramedic attended to the man at the scene, before both were extracted via the winch, for the flight back to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
3 years ago - 13:30 - Transported a female patient suffering pregnancy complications from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
3 years ago - 18:30 - Tasked by the NZ Rescue Co-ordination Centre to respond to a 37 metre fishing trawler, 80 nautical miles north-east of Gisborne, to winch recover male in his 30’s who had been seriously injured, after being hit from behind by a large fish bin. A St John Intensive Care Paramedic was winched onto the vessel with a stretcher. After stabilizing the injured man on the deck of the ship, both parties were winched into the helicopter for the 35 minute trip back to Gisborne Hospital.
3 years ago - 16:00 - Transported a male patient suffering from serious cardiac complications from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.
3 years ago - 15:30 - Responded to just south of Waipatiki Beach to recover a female in her 20’s who had fallen from the coastal walking track and sustained a suspected broken ankle. She was extracted using the helicopter winch, after being stabilized by an Order of St John Paramedic.