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Search for Missing Boatie

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:56 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at approximately 12.30 am to the Bowentown Bar, Waihi Beach to help search for a man missing after the boat he was in had overturned. More >>

Motor Vehicle Accident Near Ngatea

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 10:40 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 4.30 pm on Tuesday 7 November to the scene of a motor vehicle accident, near the Ngatea township. More >>

Search for missing fisherman

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 4:52 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This morning at around 0700 hours the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was called by Tauranga Police to assist in the search for a missing boatie. The man, a Tauranga local, who had gone out on his boat to go fishing, had been missing since ... More >>

Young man airlifted from Motiti Is

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 5:15 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Motiti Is, just off the Tauranga coast, where a 17 year old Whakatane man had tripped and fallen through a window receiving deep lacerations to his right wrist. He was ... More >>

Rescue helicopters on standby for Cyclone Cook

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 5:00 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Philips Search and Rescue Trust’s Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter and Rotorua based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter are both on standby this evening for rescue missions resulting from Cyclone Cook. More >>

Busy Day For Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:26 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whangamata at 12:30 pm where a 57 year old female suffered a bee sting and had a severe allergic reaction. She was stabilised by St John paramedics before being flown to Waikato hospital for further ... More >>

Ruatoki man struck by falling tree

Friday, 31 March 2017, 8:53 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This evening the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the small eastern BOP settlement of Ruatoki where a 34 year old local man had been struck by a tree he was cutting down, he received critical chest injuries as ... More >>

Forestry worker injured

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 3:02 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This morning at 1000hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a forestry block east of Taneatua where a 25 year old Rotorua man had broken his leg as a result of being struck by a falling tree. More >>

Waihau Bay man airlifted

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 3:19 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This morning around 1100 hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Te Kaha medical centre where a 56 year old Waihau Bay man had presented with a serious medical condition. He was stabilised by the on board Intensive ... More >>

Maternity patient transferred

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 3:26 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today at lunch time the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was called to transfer a maternity patient to Waikato hospital for specialist treatment. The patient, a 31 year old local woman, had gone into premature labour and needed to ... More >>

Head on crash at Okere Falls

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:12 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today at 1500 hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a head on crash on SH33 near Okere Falls, a car and van collided head on resulting in multiple patients, we flew a young girl around 6 years old to Waikato Hospital ... More >>

Two medical emergencies

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 11:59 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Early this afternoon the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Waihi where a 53 year old local woman became very unwell due to an existing medical condition, she was stabilised by St John paramedics before being flown to Waikato Hospital in ... More >>

Infant flown to hospital

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 6:42 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Tonight the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Matakana Is where an 18 month old girl was having breathing difficulties as a result of a medical condition. More >>

Medical airlift from Waihi

Sunday, 10 July 2016, 6:38 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Last night just after midnight the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waihi township where a 65 year old local man had become seriously unwell due to an existing medical condition. More >>

Callout Okauia Springs

Monday, 25 April 2016, 8:03 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Okauia Springs near Matamata at 2pm where a three year old boy was found by his relative floating on the surface of the hot pools. Once removed from the pools, the child started breathing on his ... More >>

Asthma victim airlifted

Monday, 25 April 2016, 2:10 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Early this morning the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waihau Bay where a 27 year old Gisborne woman was suffering a severe asthma attack. The patient was staying in Te Araroa for the weekend when she became very unwell. She ... More >>

Man badly burnt in camper van explosion

Saturday, 16 April 2016, 10:34 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Te Poi near Matamata where a camper van burst into flames while travelling along the road. More >>

Tramper winched

Saturday, 19 March 2016, 3:39 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This morning the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a walking track near the Aongatete Lodge where a 62 year old Tauranga man had been checking track and river conditions prior to the start of the annual Kaimai Goat event. More >>

Young boy hit by car while riding quad

Friday, 29 January 2016, 3:31 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Te Kaha where a 8 year old local boy had been hit by a car while riding a quad bike, the boy was riding out of his driveway when the incident occurred, he was thrown several metres ... More >>

Runners winched from Kohi Pt

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 10:04 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Kohi Pt Whakatane heads this afternoon where 3 runners where trapped on a steep ridge. More >>

 

 

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