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Search and Rescue, Te Toto Gorge Track

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 9:27 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched shortly after midnight to the Te Toto Gorge track, on the seaward face of Mt Kariori, located to the south of Raglan. More >>

Motorcycle Injury Airlift

Monday, 10 April 2017, 12:10 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the isolated community of Marakopa, west of Te Kuiti this morning at approximately 9:30am for a 33yr old man who had seriously injured himself after crashing off a motorcycle last night. He ... More >>

Car rollover near Te Poi, SH29

Saturday, 25 June 2016, 3:33 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a car crash just north of Te Poi at the intersection of SH24 and Te Poi Road, at approximately 6pm. More >>

Motocross Accident, Glen Murray

Saturday, 16 April 2016, 7:50 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched for the 5th time today, this time to Glen Murray, West of Te Kauwhata, to retrieve a 16 year old female who sustained a fracture to her right leg in a motocross crash. The Auckland resident was transported ... More >>

Busy Weekend for Waikato Chopper

Monday, 7 March 2016, 10:19 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

On Saturday the team were first dispatched to Whakatane with an ICU team to retrieve a patient with a serious cardiac condition. This mission was closely followed by a dispatch to Putaruru to assist a teenager suffering respiratory distress. The patient ... More >>

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Trust Teams up with Vodafone

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 4:11 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Auckland’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter Trust (ARHT) is the official charity of the Land Rover New Zealand Polo Open 2016. ARHT's motto is 'Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere' - if you need help within our region, the Westpac Rescue helicopter will get you ... More >>

Nine Missions Over Four Days

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 3:17 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter has carried out nine life-saving missions over the last four days. More >>

Motor vehicle accidents require chopper

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 8:52 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at approximately 11pm last night to transfer a 55 year old Taupo man to Waikato Hospital. More >>

Westpac Air Ambulance Locates Missing Aircraft

Monday, 24 August 2015, 12:25 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Westpac Air Ambulance, one of two fixed wing aircraft operated by Philips Search and Rescue Trust, was called upon to locate a missing aircraft last night. The aircraft was identified as being a Zenith 601XL which had departed Whitianga airfield on Sunday ... More >>

Beacon Search

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 10:49 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North based Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Ruahine Ranges near Iron Gate hut by the Rescue Coordination Center for a beacon search on Sunday morning. More >>

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter called to Coromandel

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:41 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Coromandel at midnight last night to retrieve a local woman who had fallen and injured her knee. More >>

Man winched from Whale Bay, Raglan

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:32 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a building site in Whale Bay near Raglan at approximately 3pm this afternoon. More >>

Man suffers anaphylaxis, Otorohanga

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:19 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a farm south of Otorohanga, late Wednesday afternoon, to retrieve a Hamilton man who collapsed after being stung by what was reported to be a paper wasp. The man suffered an adverse reaction to ... More >>

Woman airlifted from Whakatane to Waikato

Friday, 6 March 2015, 9:19 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whakatane Hospital at approximately 5am this morning. The helicopter carried an ICU retrieval team to assist in the transportation of a 22 year old Opotiki woman who had serious chest and spinal injuries. More >>

Man's leg crushed by tractor

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:24 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Gisborne Hospital at approximately 2pm on Tuesday to retrieve a young local man. The helicopter carried a specialist ICU retrieval team to assist the man who had sustained injuries after his leg became ... More >>

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 11:39 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Don’t miss your chance to meet the hardworking crew behind the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter. More >>

SH1 accident - Friday afternoon

Sunday, 1 February 2015, 10:49 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a car crash on SH1 near Karapiro at 4:15pm on Friday afternoon. More >>

Roof accident: Taumarunui

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 10:42 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

A 22 year old male fell though a roof last night and landed heavily on to concrete sustaining substantial injuries, leaving him critically ill. More >>

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter - Daily missions

Friday, 26 April 2013, 10:24 am | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Responded to Great Barrier Island for a female patient with a medical condition. She was transported to ACH. More >>

Helicopter search and rescue at Muriwai

Friday, 22 February 2013, 3:43 pm | Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter yesterday afternoon at 4:15pm. 21 February 2013 4.15 pm HKZ Muriwai Responded to Muriwai for a male who was stuck on the rocks at the beach. He was winched off and left with the police. The helicopter conducted ... More >>

 

 

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