Philips Search and Rescue Trust - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

Red & Blue Ball Raises Money for Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 13 November 2017, 12:38 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter have gratefully received a donation from the Red & Blue ball that was held in July this year. More >>

Waikato Farmer Injured by Bull

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 8:27 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a farm near Naike, West of Huntly, at approximately 7:30pm this evening to assist a local farmer after he was seriously injured whist working with Bulls in a yard. He suffered serious chest injuries ... More >>

Four Rescue Helicopters Dispatched to Motor Vehicle Accident

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 6:26 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Hamilton-based Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter , the Tauranga-based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter , the Rotorua-based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter and the Taupo-based Greenlea Rescue Helicopter were all dispatched to a major motor vehicle accident ... More >>

Serious MVA State Highway 1 North of Taupo

Saturday, 23 September 2017, 4:42 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

At approximately 1pm Saturday afternoon The Rotorua based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter, Taupo’s Greenlea Rescue Helicopter & the Waikato based Westpac Rescue Helicopter were all dispatched to the scene of a multiple motor vehicle accident North of Taupo. More >>

Winter Roundup from The Greenlea Helicopter

Monday, 28 August 2017, 10:57 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

We were involved in the initial stages assisting police with the search for the missing parties around tree trunk gorge road off the desert road. We flew search teams in, conducted an aerial search in day light, and again using night vision goggles and ... More >>

Young Kayakers airlifted to hospital

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 9:44 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Today at around lunchtime the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whangamata where two 15 year old Hamilton youths and fallen out of their kayaks whilst kayaking near Clark Island, which is just off the coast of Whangamata. ... More >>

Medical Emergency in Taihape And Transfer to Hastings

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 5:15 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Taihape early this morning at around 4:00 am for a woman in her 60’s with a medical emergency. She was stabilised by St John paramedics before being airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital. The mission ... More >>

 

 

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