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Rescue helicopters called to Waioeka gorge crash

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 5:18 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT and Rotorua Bay trust rescue helicopters were called to Opotiki where a car had crashed into the river in the Waioeka gorge. More >>

Tramper winched from bush

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 4:50 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today the Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was called to a winch an injured tramper from a track in the southern Papamoa hills, the 49 year old local woman as part of a school group on a camp, they were tramping from No 3 road through to Mountain road ... More >>

Matakana Island callout

Monday, 24 February 2014, 1:43 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Tonight [Feb 23] at 12:45 am, the TrustPower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to Matakana Island where a 4 year old boy had a medical condition that required urgent hospital treatment. The boy, along with his mother were flown to Tauranga hospital. More >>

Motorcyclist flown to hospital

Monday, 27 January 2014, 3:04 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was called to a rural road south of Te Puke where a 65 year old Rotorua man had fallen from his motorbike while traveling on a gravel road. More >>

Logging accident - Rescue Helicopter - 16 January 2014

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 3:54 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today at 10:30am, the TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was dispatched to Ruatoki where a tree feller was hit by a punga that was dislodged by a tree he was falling. More >>

Car vs Van Crash Near Whakatane

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 11:29 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This evening the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to a car vs van crash on SH30 near Whakatane. The car collided with the van as the van was turning right into a driveway, there were a total of 9 patients 3 of which were ... More >>

Rescue Helicopter Airlifts Boy With Broken Leg At Te Kaha

Saturday, 28 December 2013, 7:46 am | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was called to Te Kaha where a 6 year old Whakatane boy had run into the side of a moving car while running across a road. More >>

Waihi Car vs Car

Friday, 20 December 2013, 5:04 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today at 3:10pm, the TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called to Waihi Beach where a two car collision on Emerton road resulted in three injuries. The helicopter flew a 23 year old male to Tauranga hospital with serious leg and hip injuries. A ... More >>

Forestry worker airlifted to hospital

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 7:01 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to a remote forest inland of Opotiki where a 58 year old tauranga man had injured his back when he slipped on rocks while crossing a creek. More >>

Callout to Pukehina orchard

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:54 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today at 12:30pm, the TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was tasked to an orchard at Pukehina. A 22 year old female was pruning at a Kiwi fruit orchard and fell from a platform resulting in a neck injury. St John paramedics treated the patient at ... More >>

Island Mishap

Monday, 4 November 2013, 5:24 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today at 2:20pm, the TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called to Rangiwaea Island in the inner harbour where a 51 year old female was hit on the head by tractor forks. The forks came dis-lodged on the tractor boom and fell resulting in a bad head laceration. ... More >>

Man kicked by horse - TrustPower TECT

Monday, 14 October 2013, 3:42 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called to a farm near Te Teko where a local man had been kicked by a horse. The man and two friends were riding when one of the horses kicked him in the lower leg whilst he ... More >>

Search for lost tramper

Monday, 14 October 2013, 12:07 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This evening the Tauranga based TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called by Tauranga Police to assist in the search for a lost tramper, the lost tramper, a woman, called Police on her cell phone to say she was lost. The helicopter used Night Vision equipment ... More >>

Whangamata Callout - 16 September 2013

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 4:25 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today at 3pm, the TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called to Whangamata where a 15 year old male collided with a player whilst playing softball. The collision  resulted in serious abdominal injuries that required immediate medical care at ... More >>

Trail rider airlifted to hospital

Monday, 16 September 2013, 2:28 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based TrustPower TECT Rescue helicopter was called out to a trail ride event near Pongakawa where a 25 year old Mt Maunganui man had fallen from his bike at speed, the motorbikes handle bars struck the man in the abdomen ... More >>

Driver flown to hospital

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 5:04 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based TrustPower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to Waihi where a 66 year old local man had crashed his car into the back of a parked logging truck, he received chest and abdominal injuries as a result of the crash. ... More >>

Helicopter assists in search for elderly woman

Friday, 9 August 2013, 1:02 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This evening the Tauranga based TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called to help search for a missing 79 woman. The Whangamata women's car was found today at Bowentown near Waihi Beach, More >>

Motocrosser flown to hospital

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 1:19 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter was called to a farm near Edgecumbe where a 20 year old Ohope man had fallen from his motocross while riding on a private track. More >>

Motocrosser flown to hospital

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 12:07 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

This afternoon the Tauranga based trustPower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to Awakaponga motocross track near Edgecumbe. A 15 year old Whakatane male received spinal injuries when he crashed his motocross bike during a race. He was stabilised ... More >>

Medical and Motor Vehicle Accident

Friday, 19 July 2013, 12:52 pm | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

On the 18 July, the TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked to TeKaha medical center to transport a 82 year old male to Whakatane hospital for a medical condiotion. More >>

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