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 

 

Cardiac Patient flown to Wellington

3 years ago - Friday 11th June
• 1700 hours At the request of HBDHB transported a female patient with a cardiac complaint, accompanied by ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse, to Wellington Hospital.

Northern Hawke's Bay and Gisborne

3 years ago - Thursday 10th June
• 1440 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Tokomaru Bay (Gisborne helicopter already on another mission) to an elderly female patient with breathing difficulties – the patient was transported to Gisborne Hospital.
• 2000 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa Airfield to meet a St John Road Ambulance with a female patient with injuries sustained in a fall – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Te Haroto MVA

3 years ago - Wednesday 9th June
• 1523 hours Tasked by Air Desk to an MVA at Te Haroto. When road ambulance arrived on scene it was determined the helicopter crew was not required so the helicopter returned to Base.

Wellington Transfer after big trip to Christchurch

3 years ago - Saturday 5th June
After the required rest period for the crew the helicopter returned from Christchurch to Hastings base at 1615 hours.
• 1630 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wellington Hospital with an ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse and a male patient requiring cardiac treatment in Wellington.

Transfer to Christchurch for Spinal Patient

3 years ago - Friday 4th June
• 1511 hours At the request of Police responded to an incident requiring a water rescue. Soon after take-off the helicopter was stood down when advised that Coast Guard had attended the incident.
• 2012 hours Tasked by Air Desk to meet a road ambulance at Napier Airport for tarmac handover of a male rugby player with spinal injuries requiring transfer directly to Burwood Spinal Unit in Christchurch – the helicopter landed in Christchurch at 45 minutes past midnight.

Wairoa Hospital

3 years ago - Thursday 3rd June
• 1330 hours At the request of HBDHB flew to Wairoa with an ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse to retrieve a female patient with a medical condition.

Spinal injuries in Kereru and reports of stabbing in Napier.

3 years ago - Wednesday 2nd June
• 0900 hours Tasked by Air Desk to a farmhouse at Kereru where a male had fallen whilst painting the house and sustained spinal injuries – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital
• 1200 hours Tasked by Air Desk to a park in Marewa in suburban Napier to a report of a person injured in a stabbing incident – on arrival it was found that the injuries were minor and the helicopter was not required.

Burns Patient

3 years ago - Sunday 30th May
1340 hours Awaited the arrival of a St John Road Ambulance for a helipad handover of a patient with significant burns from a hot water spill and requiring immediate transfer to Hutt Hospital. The patient was flown to Hutt under the clinical care of our Intensive Care Paramedic.

Cardiac Patient

3 years ago - Friday 28th May
1150 hours Awaited the arrival of a St John Road Ambulance for a helipad handover of a patient with a cardiac condition requiring immediate transfer to Wellington Hospital. The patient was flown to Wellington under the clinical care of our Intensive Care Paramedic.

Patient with chest injuries

3 years ago - Sunday 23rd May
• 1740 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Ruapunga to an MVA where a male patient suffered chest injuries – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

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