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Tri Across NZ For Charity

Monday, 13 July 2020, 11:22 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

It was late in the afternoon when Kieran McPherson was out working his summer job, felling trees on a block in Piarere situated on the outskirts of Lake Karapiro. Out earning his keep in his late teens chopping firewood, when a freak accident occurred. ... More >>

Three Decades Flying For Founding Rescue Helicopter Pilot

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 4:54 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Grant in the earlier days with Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter A lot can happen in just one day for rescue helicopter crew, so after 35 years on the job, Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter’s Chief Pilot Grant Bremner really knows what it’s ... More >>

Serious safeguards for essential Rescue Helicopter crew

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 12:15 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The commitmentof an essential workerduring a pandemic is evenmorecrucialwhen youressentialrole isflyingforNew Zealand’slargestrescue helicopteroperation. More >>

Helicopter Trust commits all resources to White Island

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 3:09 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

As part of a national coordinated response, all five units under the North Island’s largest rescue helicopter operation, Philips Search & Rescue Trust, were dispatched to Whakatane during yesterday’s Whakaari/White Island eruption. More >>

TECT sole sponsor of region’s Rescue Helicopter

Friday, 29 November 2019, 10:40 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

TECT, a longtime supporter of the Bay of Plenty Coastal rescue helicopter service, have recently become sole naming right sponsor. Formerly known as the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter it will now be known as the TECT Rescue Helicopter. ‘We ... More >>

Waikato’s Bell 222 Rescue Helicopter takes final flight

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 1:48 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

MEDIA RELEASE  –  THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2019       [STARTS]    Waikato’s Bell 222 Rescue Helicopter takes final flight   More >>

Join your local rescue helicopter in World Helicopter Day

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 5:49 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

“Thank you” seems too small a phrase for saving lives. But words of encouragement and support from the public, and heartfelt stories from the people they rescue, mean the world to the specialist crews of your local rescue helicopter. More >>

Car Collides with Train in Woodville

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 1:31 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Troup Rd, Woodville on Wednesday 1 August at 5 pm to a car and a train had collided. More >>

Man survives icy night alone on Mt Ruapehu after a fall

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 6:59 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched by the Taupo Police to Mt Ruapehu this morning to assist with the search for a missing man. More >>

Search for Injured Tramper in Ruahine Ranges

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 8:11 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on Tuesday 10 July at 3 pm, to the Coppermine Track in the Ruahine Range to locate and recover an injured tramper. More >>

Remarkable tale of survival

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 2:29 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Remarkable tale of survival The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched yesterday by the RCCNZ to an active beacon in the Urewera Ranges. Despite the stunning blue skies in Taupo the ranges were quite different with claggy misty cloud, reduced visibility, ... More >>

Multiple ICU missions for the Waikato Rescue helicopter

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 5:14 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on three night ICU (Intensive Care Unit) hospital missions over the weekend. More >>

Air Ambulance And Rescue Helicopter Service Changes

Friday, 6 April 2018, 3:31 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Significant changes are afoot as to how rescue helicopter and air ambulance services will be purchased by the New Zealand Government, throughout New Zealand. More >>

Woman Airlifted From Motor Vehicle Accident in Mapiu

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 4:57 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to Mapiu, south of Te Kuiti, just after 12 pm on the 6 February for a 68-year-old Wellington woman who had sustained various head, limb, and abdominal injuries after her car left the road and impacted ... More >>

Man Injured in Car versus Truck Accident

Monday, 5 February 2018, 3:28 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 8.30 am on Monday 5 February to a motor vehicle versus truck accident on the rail overbridge at Manakau, south of Levin. More >>

Afternoon Callouts for the Baytrust Rescue Helicopter

Sunday, 28 January 2018, 11:36 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 1 pm on Saturday 28 January to the Tongariro Crossing to assist with two people who ran into trouble while on various tracks. More >>

A Second Man Falls at Vinegar Hill

Sunday, 28 January 2018, 11:34 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Vinegar Hill just after 7 am on Saturday 27 January, where a man in his 50's was injured in a fall down a 100m cliff face on to the riverside across the from Vinegar Hill campground, approximately ... More >>

Update: Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Saturday, 13 January 2018, 11:49 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter has been kept busy over the Xmas / New Years period averaging a job a day since the beginning of December. The following is a brief update on our activities since the morning of the 22nd Dec: More >>

5 Girls in Arapuni crash

Saturday, 13 January 2018, 11:17 am | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 9:30pm to a single car crash on Lake Arapuni road near Waotu. Five girls were all injured when there vehicle left the road and crashed into the side wall of a farmers concrete underpass. More >>

Busy New Year’s Day for Trustpower Tect Rescue Helicopter

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 12:11 pm | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

A Busy New Year’s Day for the Trustpower Tect Rescue Helicopter It was a busy New Year's day for the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter. The rescue helicopter was dispatched to Whakatane Hospital, where an 18-month-old baby had an obstruction in ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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