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Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter's May Missions

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 9:57 am | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Throughout the month of May, your Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter carried out a total of 25 missions in the Manawatu, Whanganui and surrounding regions, including 4 inter-hospital transfers, 2 medicals, 4 rescues, 10 rural/farm incidents and 5 ... More >>

April's Life-Saving Missions - Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 4:41 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter carried out 25 life-saving missions over the month of April, a 29% increase in comparison to the previous month. This included 6 inter-hospital transfers, 4 medical events, 1 rescue, 8 rural or remote missions ... More >>

Celebrating 30 Years Of Life-saving Missions

Friday, 19 November 2021, 3:39 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Your Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter crew completed a total of 35 missions over the month of October, including to locations such as Dannevirke, Levin, Taihape, Tararua Ranges, Ohaukune and Turoa. Of these 35 total missions, 6 inter-hospital ... More >>

Saving Lives In September

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 3:30 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The month of September saw your Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter completing a total of 17 missions, including 9 medicals, 5 rescues and 3 motor vehicle accidents. Your Palmerston North Rescue crew were seen in locations such as Levin, Ohaukune, ... More >>

Weekend Missions By Your Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 4 October 2021, 2:24 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

On Friday, October 1, the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was called out to Ohakune for a female patient in her twenties who had sustained a head injury. The patient was flown to Whanganui Hospital for further assessment. Later that afternoon, a Personal ... More >>

Near Fatal Accident Becomes Gift Of Time

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 4:39 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Bruce and Gill September is Wills month and the great and generous act of naming a charity in your Will can have an impact well into the future. It is also one of the most significant gifts that anyone can give to help save a life. Bruce and Gill ... More >>

busy time for the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Friday, 20 July 2018, 5:22 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on Friday 20 July to Mt Ruapehu to a male in his 50's who had fallen and suffered an injury to his back. More >>

Man Falls Down Cliff

Friday, 26 January 2018, 9:50 am | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 2 am on Friday 26 January to a young man in his early twenties who had fallen 70 metres down near vertical cliff, stopping short of plunging into the Rangatikei River at Vinegar Hill Reserve. More >>

Man Injured in Quad Bike Rollover

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 10:30 am | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a rural property 10km north of Marton, just before 4 pm on Tuesday 7 November. A 66-year-old man was involved in a quad bike rollover and had sustained neck and chest injuries. More >>

Quad Bike Accident on Tangimoana Beach

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 2:41 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched just after 7.30 pm on Monday 6 November, to Tangimoana Beach, approximately 2km south of the Rangitikei River mouth, to a scene of a quad bike accident. The Tangimoana Volunteer Fire Brigade ... More >>

Hunter Injured in Fall Down Bank

Monday, 17 July 2017, 12:19 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched by the Rescue Coordination Centre to the Whangamomona forest yesterday at around 1:00 pm for a beacon search after a group of hunters activated their Personal Locator Beacon. More >>

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter Open Day 2017

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 4:16 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The 2017 Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter Open Day is on Saturday 11 February, allowing members of the community to take a seat in the cockpit and get up close to the hardworking crew. More >>

Weekly Roundup for Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 9 January 2017, 8:36 am | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Mon 2 A mid-day call-out to Taihape where a local man, in his 50, was suffering a serious medical event. The patient was flown to Whanganui Hospital. Followed by an early afternoon mission to Sanson for a man in his 30’s who had suffered serious ... More >>

Boy Injured in Collision with Cow

Sunday, 23 October 2016, 10:47 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched a property near Hunterville this afternoon around 3:30pm for an 11 year old boy injured while riding his motorbike. He sustained leg injuries after he collided with a cow. He was stabilised bu St John ... More >>

PN Rescue Helicopter Weekly Round-up 29 Aug - 4 Sept

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 8:31 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Tue 30 A morning mission to Otaki for a woman injured after she was in a collision with a car while riding her bicycle. She was airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital in a stable condition. More >>

2 MISSIONS TODAY

Saturday, 23 July 2016, 12:05 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Levin this morning at around 3:00am for a 5 year old with a medical emergency. She was stabilised by St John paramedics before being airlifted, along with her Mum, to Wellington Hospital for specialist ... More >>

Truck Driver winched to safety after crashing Manawatu Gorge

Friday, 8 July 2016, 2:14 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Manawatu George late this morning to assist emergency crews with the extraction of two people involved in a serious truck crash. More >>

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter Weekly Round-up

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:38 am | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter flew 6 missions and conducted training during the period as follows: More >>

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter Weekly Round-up

Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:29 am | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter Weekly Round-up 13 - 19 June The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter flew 6 missions and conducted training during the period as follows: More >>

Woman attacked by dog

Saturday, 18 June 2016, 1:14 pm | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Hunterville this evening around 7:00 pm for a woman in her 40’s who was attacked by a dog. She was transported by road to the nearby rugby grounds where the local Fire Brigade had secured a landing ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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