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A Dad’s Hero

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 10:34 am | TECT Rescue Helicopter

For Paul Foote the day started like any other on 16th June 2021 at his busy waste management business in Kawerau. Paul, an experienced mechanic, was tightening some bolts under a big 700kg bailing clamp attached to his loader, when he saw the huge ... More >>

A Busy December For The TECT Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 17 January 2022, 2:50 pm | TECT Rescue Helicopter

December was a busy month for the TECT Rescue Helicopter. Your TECT Rescue Helicopter crew carried out 35 missions over the month, including 13 inter-hospital transfers, 15 medical events, 6 rural/farm rescues and a motor vehicle accident. Opotiki, Waihau ... More >>

Mt Maunganui Winch Rescue By The TECT Rescue Helicopter

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 4:10 pm | TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today, Tuesday 2 November, the TECT Rescue Helicopter was called out to Mauao walking track at Mt Maunganui to assist a male patient in his seventies who had sustained injuries after falling down a bank, landing on rocks. The onboard crew winched the ... More >>

Saving Lives In September

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 3:06 pm | TECT Rescue Helicopter

The month of September saw your TECT Rescue Helicopter crew carrying out a total of 26 missions, including 12 inter-hospital transfers, 5 medicals, 6 rescues and 3 motor vehicle accidents. The onboard crew were seen in locations such as Opotiki, ... More >>

TECT Rescue Helicopter's Recent Missions

Monday, 4 October 2021, 2:10 pm | TECT Rescue Helicopter

On Tuesday, September 28, the TECT Rescue Helicopter was called out to Waihi for a female patient in her sixties suffering a medical event. The onboard crew flew the patient to Tauranga Hospital for further care. On Wednesday, September 29, the ... More >>

Injured Hunter winched out

Monday, 15 April 2013, 12:51 pm | TECT Rescue Helicopter

Yesterday morning the Tauranga based TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was called to the Waioeka Gorge south of Opotiki where a 38 year old Whakatane had twisted his knee while out hunting yesterday evening. More >>