Below you will find a summary of our recent missions. Our life-saving services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and are completely free of charge to everyone in Hawke's Bay. For more information about our work please contact the Fundraising Team on 06 878 1630 or email email@example.com
15 months ago - 11:30 - Responded to serious truck roll over on the Napier/Taihape Road, near Kuripapango. A male in his 50’s had jumped from the vehicle prior to the truck impacting a steep bank and rolling. He sustained multiple injuries, and was stabilised before being flown to but was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
15 months ago - 11:00 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm at Tangoio where a male in his 70’s had suffered a stroke. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
15 months ago - 15:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a river bank at Waipukarau where a 10 year old boy fell from his motorbike and sustained head injuries. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
15 months ago - 18:30 - The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm at Patoka where a 12 year old boy slipped down a hill and sustained a fractured leg. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
15 months ago - 14:00 - Responded to Elsthorpe to airlift a teenage girl that had sustained a suspected broken femur after falling from her horse. St John Paramedics attended to her to at the scene, before she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.
15 months ago - 15:30 - Winch recovered a male in his 50’s who had broken his ankle while walking along a narrow track just north of Waipatiki Beach. A St John Intensive Care Paramedic attended to the man at the scene, before both were extracted via the winch, for the flight back to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
15 months ago - 13:30 - Transported a female patient suffering pregnancy complications from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
15 months ago - 18:30 - Tasked by the NZ Rescue Co-ordination Centre to respond to a 37 metre fishing trawler, 80 nautical miles north-east of Gisborne, to winch recover male in his 30’s who had been seriously injured, after being hit from behind by a large fish bin. A St John Intensive Care Paramedic was winched onto the vessel with a stretcher. After stabilizing the injured man on the deck of the ship, both parties were winched into the helicopter for the 35 minute trip back to Gisborne Hospital.
16 months ago - 16:00 - Transported a male patient suffering from serious cardiac complications from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.
16 months ago - 15:30 - Responded to just south of Waipatiki Beach to recover a female in her 20’s who had fallen from the coastal walking track and sustained a suspected broken ankle. She was extracted using the helicopter winch, after being stabilized by an Order of St John Paramedic.