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Bayleys Sheep Dog Trials Raises An Astonishing $30,000 For The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Friday, 5 July 2024, 11:52 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

“Today is a good day, but you don’t know what tomorrow might bring. You may need the rescue helicopter” says David in thanks to the rescue helicopter that gave him a second chance at life. More >>

Charlotte's Tribute To Her Dad’s Rescue: Fundraising Efforts To Support Lifesaving Missions

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 12:07 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

“We will be forever grateful Dad could get to the hospital so quickly because of the rescue helicopter, and straight into theatre for treatment that ultimately saved his life. We were that close to losing him.” More >>

Your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Crew Carries Out 51 Missions Across The Region

Monday, 20 May 2024, 3:38 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

April was a busy month for the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter crew, who carried out 51 life-saving missions across the Lakes and Central Plateau region. The crew's diverse range of missions included 19 inter-hospital transfers, 10 medical emergencies, 4 ... More >>

Three Patients Air-Lifted To Hospital After Serious Quad Bike Accident In Remote Tarawera Area

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 1:32 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

As the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter, the Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter, and the Hawke’s Bay LandSAR rescue teams arrived on the scene, they quickly assessed the patients' injuries and began stabilising them before extracting them up the cliff face. More >>

Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Transports Farmer In Critical Condition From Rural Tractor Accident

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 4:51 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

A critical incident occurred yesterday morning on a rural farm in the Mangakino area, where a farmer, a male in his 60s, was left critically injured after his tractor had suddenly rolled. The farmer was left trapped beneath its weight for approximately ... More >>

Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Completes 45 Missions In March

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 6:36 pm | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter completed a total of 45 missions throughout the month of March, serving the Lakes Region and Central Plateau. Your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter completed a variety of missions, ranging from medical transfers and search ... More >>

Missions For Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Significantly Rise In October

Thursday, 10 November 2022, 9:46 am | Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Throughout October, your Greenlea Rescue Helicopter carried out a total of 50 lifesaving missions within the Central Plateau, Lakes and surrounding regions. These life-saving missions included 18 inter-hospital transfers, 13 medical events, 2 rescue missions, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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