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Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter's Weekend Missions

Monday, 16 May 2022, 11:39 am | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

On Saturday, May 14, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Whitianga for a woman in her 50's who had sustained injuries from a fall. The onboard crew transported the patient to Waikato Hospital for further treatment. The Waikato Westpac ... More >>

Matamata MVA - Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 4:53 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

Today, May 12, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Matamata for a teenage female who had sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The patient was flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment. More >>

For 14- Year-Old Hamish, Your Support Means The World

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 4:46 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

Enjoying all that high school has to offer, Hamish of Cambridge jumped at the chance of a diving trip organised by his school. A series of dives was organised over the summer of 2021/2022 off the stunning Coromandel coast. Hamish was to complete his ... More >>

March's Life-Saving Missions - Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:14 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

Your Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew undertook 79 life-saving missions over the month of March, including 52 inter-hospital transfers, 10 medical events, 2 rescues, 11 rural or farm related incidents and 4 motor vehicle accidents. Spotted in the ... More >>

Winch Rescue For Logging Accident

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 2:21 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

On Monday, January 17, at around 4pm, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to a beacon search in the Gisborne area. A man had sustained rib and hip injuries following a logging accident. The onboard crew winched the patient from his location ... More >>

A Busy December For The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Monday, 17 January 2022, 2:43 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

December was a busy month for your Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew, impacting the lives of 68 patients throughout the month, including 35 inter-hospital transfers, 18 medical events, 7 rural/farm rescues and 8 motor vehicle accidents. The Waikato ... More >>

A Year Of Saving Lives

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 4:21 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

Over 950 lives have been saved so far this year, up to November 2021. Inter-hospital transfers, winch rescues, motor vehicle accidents, farm/rural rescues, medical events and search and rescues were just some of the missions your rescue crew has carried ... More >>

Rescue Helicopter’s Active In Coromandel Community

Monday, 13 December 2021, 1:26 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter and TECT Rescue Helicopter completed a combined total of 18 missions to the Coromandel over the month of November, over double what was carried out in the month prior! The month of November saw your Waikato Westpac ... More >>

A Busy Month Of Life-Saving Missions

Friday, 19 November 2021, 3:04 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

Over the month of October, your Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter carried out a total of 66 missions to the Waikato, King Country and surrounding areas, despite the level 3 lockdown throughout the Waikato region. Throughout the month, a total ... More >>

Busy Weekend For The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter!

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 2:42 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

Your Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew had a busy weekend assisting patients in locations such as National Park, Kauraenga Valley, Waihi and even Waiheke Island. The weekend commenced with a callout on Friday, 15 October, to transport a female ... More >>

Saving Lives In September

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 2:52 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

Over the month of September, your Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew were able to impact the lives of over 50 patients, carrying out 55 life-saving missions in and around the Waikato, King Country and Coromandel regions, including to locations ... More >>

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter’s Weekend Missions

Monday, 4 October 2021, 1:47 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

On the morning of Friday, October 1, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to a male patient in his sixties suffering a cardiac event in Whakatane. The patient was flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment. At midday, the helicopter was ... More >>

Life-Saving Missions Continue Throughout Nationwide Lockdown

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 4:26 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter completed a total of 58 missions over the month of August, and even throughout the nationwide lockdown, missions were unabating and your rescue crew continued to positively impact patients’ lives daily. Throughout ... More >>

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter Open Day 2017

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 4:35 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The 2017 Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter Open Day is on Sunday 19 February , allowing members of the community to take a seat in the cockpit and get up close to the hardworking crew. More >>

Near Drowning at Raglan

Friday, 30 December 2016, 11:01 am | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to meet an ambulance at Raglan’s Manu Bay at approximately 5pm this evening. St John Paramedics and Surf Lifeguards had been treating 3 people from a group of 4 that were involved in a near drowning ... More >>

Tapapa Crash

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 4:52 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 10:30 this morning to a serious crash at the intersection of State Highway’s 5 and 28 in the Waikato. More >>

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter call outs

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 9:15 am | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Raglan late in the day to assist and transport a 11 year old boy that sustained burns to his face from an explosion in a fire that he was attending. More >>

Waikato Chopper Urgently Called to Whangamata

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 5:13 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whangamata this afternoon at approximately 2pm where a 86 year old local man had suffered a serious medical event. More >>

Man Flown From Putaruru

Friday, 11 December 2015, 2:10 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Putaruru at approximately 8.30 am today to uplift a 52 year old male patient who had suffered a serious medical event. More >>

Helicopter rescue in Pukekawa

Sunday, 6 December 2015, 4:39 pm | Waikato Westpac Helicopter Rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Pukekawa, South of Tuakau, to the scene of a motorbike crash. The patient, a man in his 40’s, was enrolled in a motorcycle handling class when he failed to successfully navigate a corner at ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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