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Saving Lives In June

Friday, 15 July 2022, 3:13 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Over the month of June, your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter carried out 27 life-saving missions, including 7 inter-hospital transfers, 9 medical events, 4 rural/farm incidents and 7 motor vehicle accidents. Your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter crew were seen in ... More >>

Whirinaki Hut Beacon Search - Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 11:52 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

On the morning of Thursday, July 14, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Upper Whirinaki Hut to conduct a beacon search for a woman in her 60's who was suffering from a medical event. The patient was located and airlifted to Taupo Hospital ... More >>

Turangi Rock Climbing Injuries And Arapuni Infant Breathing Difficulties

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 9:17 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

On Wednesday, July 6, at about 10.50am, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Arapuni for an infant who was in respiratory distress. Both mother and baby were flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment. On arriving back to Taupo at about ... More >>

Mount Ruapehu Winch Rescue

Monday, 28 February 2022, 10:39 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

On the morning of Saturday, February 26, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a beacon activation on Mount Ruapehu, in the area of the Whangaehu Glacier, above the Tukino Ski Field. The patient, a man in his 40’s, had fallen on ice and rocks, ... More >>

A Busy December For The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Friday, 14 January 2022, 4:46 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

December was a busy month for your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter crew, with a total of 31 missions being flown, including 9 inter-hospital transfers, 10 medical events, 8 rural/farm rescues and 3 motor vehicle accidents. The most visited locations were ... More >>

Greenlea Rescue Helicopter’s November Missions

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 5:07 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The month of November saw the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter completing a total of 23 missions, including 10 inter-hospital transfers, 5 medical events, 1 rescue, 5 missions to remote locations and 2 motor vehicle accidents. Rural mission made up over 20% ... More >>

A Busy Month Of Life-Saving Missions

Friday, 19 November 2021, 3:25 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The month of October saw your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter completing a total of 34 missions, including to locations such as Rotorua, Turoa Ski Field, Tongariro National Park and Kaimanawa Forest. Out of the 34 missions completed, 16 inter-hospital transfers, ... More >>

Winch Rescue For Injured Mountain Biker - Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 15 November 2021, 3:04 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

At midday on Sunday, November 14, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Wairakei Forest Mountain Bike Park for a mountain biker who had fallen, seriously injuring himself. Due to the area and his injuries, the male in his 50’s required ... More >>

Saving Lives In September

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 3:19 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The month of September saw your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter carrying out a total of 18 missions, including 10 inter-hospital transfers, 2 medicals and 6 rescues. Your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter crew were seen in locations such as Rotorua, Tongariro ... More >>

Woman survives icy plunge down the side of a mountain

Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:47 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

A call was received from a distressed hiker who’s companion had slipped on ice on a ridge line and disappeared over an edge out of sight. Initially she was unable to ascertain if her friend was still alive as there was no response to her calls. ... More >>

Another busy week for the an in question rescue helicopter

Friday, 27 April 2018, 1:52 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Another busy week for the - in question - Taupo based rescue helicopter The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to seven jobs in the last five days, and tasked but stood down to several others. In fact, it brings the total number of jobs completed ... More >>

Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Open Day 2018

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 11:36 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The 2018 Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Open Day is on this Sunday 25 March, allowing members of the community to take a seat in the cockpit and get up close to the hardworking crew. More >>

Car roll over left out all night

Monday, 31 July 2017, 3:22 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was called to a car crash at 0800 this morning on SH41. More >>

Another Busy Day For The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 17 July 2017, 10:31 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter had a busy weekend completing three missions on each of Saturday and Sunday. The weekend was capped off with an epic search and rescue effort over night Sunday, Monday More >>

Update on the Greenlea Helicopter

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 12:10 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

06 April: Called just on dark by police to help locate and rescue a woman reported missing on the Tongariro river having become separated from her friends while rafting / river boarding. Alarm raised by others in the group when she failed to complete ... More >>

Rafters rescued from the upper Ngaruroro River

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 9:58 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched by the RCCNZ to the upper Ngaruroro river. Two beacons were active in the same area, set off by the same party. More >>

Quad Bike Accident

Sunday, 23 October 2016, 12:45 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was called to Kuratau at 0100 in the morning to transport a 28 year old female with moderate injuries to Rotorua hospital. More >>

Woman flown from Tongariro crossing

Friday, 5 February 2016, 9:21 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched the Tongariro crossing this afternoon, between the Ketetahi hut and the bush line, to a 30 year old woman who had injured her ankle. Despite her best intention to solider on, the pain became too great and ... More >>

Woman “squashed” by cow and man severs fingers

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 10:41 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Taupo Based Greenlea Rescue helicopter was dispatched to a rural area SW of Taupo yesterday morning to a woman in her early twenties, who had been “squashed” by a cow. More >>

Two riders flown to rotorua hospital

Monday, 28 September 2015, 9:05 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

The Taupo Based Greenlea Rescue helicopter was dispatched to broadlands, north of Taupo yesterday evening. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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