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Join your local rescue helicopter in World Helicopter Day

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 5:49 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

“Thank you” seems too small a phrase for saving lives. But words of encouragement and support from the public, and heartfelt stories from the people they rescue, mean the world to the specialist crews of your local rescue helicopter. More >>

Car Collides with Train in Woodville

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 1:31 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Troup Rd, Woodville on Wednesday 1 August at 5 pm to a car and a train had collided. More >>

Man survives icy night alone on Mt Ruapehu after a fall

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 6:59 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched by the Taupo Police to Mt Ruapehu this morning to assist with the search for a missing man. More >>

Search for Injured Tramper in Ruahine Ranges

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 8:11 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on Tuesday 10 July at 3 pm, to the Coppermine Track in the Ruahine Range to locate and recover an injured tramper. More >>

Remarkable tale of survival

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 2:29 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Remarkable tale of survival The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched yesterday by the RCCNZ to an active beacon in the Urewera Ranges. Despite the stunning blue skies in Taupo the ranges were quite different with claggy misty cloud, reduced visibility, ... More >>

Multiple ICU missions for the Waikato Rescue helicopter

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 5:14 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on three night ICU (Intensive Care Unit) hospital missions over the weekend. More >>

Air Ambulance And Rescue Helicopter Service Changes

Friday, 6 April 2018, 3:31 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Significant changes are afoot as to how rescue helicopter and air ambulance services will be purchased by the New Zealand Government, throughout New Zealand. More >>

Woman Airlifted From Motor Vehicle Accident in Mapiu

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 4:57 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to Mapiu, south of Te Kuiti, just after 12 pm on the 6 February for a 68-year-old Wellington woman who had sustained various head, limb, and abdominal injuries after her car left the road and impacted ... More >>

Man Injured in Car versus Truck Accident

Monday, 5 February 2018, 3:28 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 8.30 am on Monday 5 February to a motor vehicle versus truck accident on the rail overbridge at Manakau, south of Levin. More >>

Afternoon Callouts for the Baytrust Rescue Helicopter

Sunday, 28 January 2018, 11:36 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 1 pm on Saturday 28 January to the Tongariro Crossing to assist with two people who ran into trouble while on various tracks. More >>

A Second Man Falls at Vinegar Hill

Sunday, 28 January 2018, 11:34 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Vinegar Hill just after 7 am on Saturday 27 January, where a man in his 50's was injured in a fall down a 100m cliff face on to the riverside across the from Vinegar Hill campground, approximately ... More >>

Update: Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Saturday, 13 January 2018, 11:49 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter has been kept busy over the Xmas / New Years period averaging a job a day since the beginning of December. The following is a brief update on our activities since the morning of the 22nd Dec: More >>

5 Girls in Arapuni crash

Saturday, 13 January 2018, 11:17 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 9:30pm to a single car crash on Lake Arapuni road near Waotu. Five girls were all injured when there vehicle left the road and crashed into the side wall of a farmers concrete underpass. More >>

Busy New Year’s Day for Trustpower Tect Rescue Helicopter

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 12:11 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

A Busy New Year’s Day for the Trustpower Tect Rescue Helicopter It was a busy New Year's day for the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter. The rescue helicopter was dispatched to Whakatane Hospital, where an 18-month-old baby had an obstruction in ... More >>

Woman Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 10:06 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 3 pm on Thursday 28 December, to a motor vehicle accident at Ngawaro, north of Rotorua. A vehicle carrying 5 people rolled down the road, ejecting a 31-year-old female. More >>

Emergency transfer after skateboard injury

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 12:07 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched by Tauranga Hospital for an emergency transfer at 7 pm on Wednesday 27 December. More >>

13-YEAR-OLD THROWN FROM VEHICLE

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 12:02 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a rural farm location 3 miles north-west of Mangaweka at 5 pm on Wednesday 27 December. A 4x4 vehicle had gone off a farm track and plummeted 200ft into a stream. More >>

Two Christmas Day Callouts for Palmerston North Rescue

Tuesday, 26 December 2017, 10:00 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on Monday 25 December, at 10.30 am to Tinui, where a 17-month-old boy had suffered burns to his face, head and chest from a cup of hot coffee. The seriousness of the burns had been reduced due to the ... More >>

Man Suffers Serious Back Injury

Sunday, 3 December 2017, 12:25 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 6 pm on Saturday 2 December to Pori Pori Rd, where a 28-year-old male had suffered a serious back injury. More >>

Missing woman located in World Record Time

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 12:41 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

On Monday evening the Greenlea Rescue helicopter was contacted by National Park Police regarding a woman who had not returned from a day hike to Lake Surprise on the west of Mt Ruapehu. More >>

 

 

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