Mission Log

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

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 mfm@hbhrt.org.nz 

 

Hospital Transfer to Wellington

19 months ago - Transported a female patient, suffering from serious cardiac complications, from the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Lost Tramper

19 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded by the rescue coordination centre to search for a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) that was activated in the Kaweka's. An 85 year old male was located on a steep track after getting lost. He was winched out of the area and returned to his car at the car park, safe and well.

Motor Vehicle Accident in Porangahau

19 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter Crew responded to Porangahau township, to airlift a 48-year-old female who sustained serious facial and head injuries following a motor vehicle accident. The car has appeared to have left the road and rolled over, causing substantial damage. St John Intensive Care Paramedics, attended to her, prior to being flown to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Forestry Accident in Putere

19 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to a call out to a forestry block inland from Wairoa in an area called Putere, to an accident involving a bulldozer. A 52 year old male had sustained a fractured hip, and chest and leg injuries, after the bulldozer he had been working in rolled down a hill. He was transported to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Motorcycle Accident Napier-Taihape Road

19 months ago - Responded to the Napier-Taihape Road to airlift a seriously injured 42-year-old female motorcyclist, who had sustained multiple injuries after coming off whilst negotiating a bend. She was attended to by St John, Intensive Care Paramedics, before being flown to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soliders' Memorial Hospital

Cardiac Arrest in Coonoor

19 months ago - Responded to a rural address near Coonoor, west of Pongaroa, where a male suffered a fatal cardiac event, while loading stock on to truck. Unfortunately he was pronounced dead at the scene, before the helicopter arrived.

Rescue from Pohingina Valley

19 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to a call out to the Pohingina Valley near Apiti, to uplift a 40-year-old male who had sustained a suspected broken ankle while hunting. He was attended to by a St John Intensive Care Paramedic before being flown to Palmerston North Hospital for further treatment.

Farm Rescue

20 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to a farm at Kereru where a 72 year old male dislocated his hip. He was transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer to Wellington

20 months ago - Transported a male patient with cardiac problems from Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Motorcycle Accident in Nuhaka

20 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter has responded to a motorcycle accident in Nuhaka. A motorcycle had slid off the road in the wet conditions, and a 55 year old male had sustained leg and shoulder injuries, and a 54 year old female had sustained a shoulder injury. Both patients were transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

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