Mission Log

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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 

 

Transfer to Hutt Hospital

20 months ago - Transported a male patient with an amputated finger from Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital to Hutt Hospital further treatment.

Quad Bike Accident in Tikokino

20 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to a farm inland from Tikokino for a 19 year old male that sustained leg and arm injuries when his quad bike rolled down a hill and into a creek while out hunting. He was transported to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soliders' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Rescue from Kaweka Ranges

21 months ago - At the request of the NZ Rescue Co-ordination Centre, the Rescue Helicopter responded to a personal locator beacon activation in the Kaweka Ranges. A 72-year-old male from Masterton was located near the Mangainoka Hot Springs. He was suffering from moderate chest injuries after falling from a tree, whilst attempting to secure a tent fly. An Advanced Paramedic from St John, attended the patient prior to transportation back to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital

Call out to Bluff Hill

21 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter has responded to Bluff Hill in Napier, to a 49 year old female that had fallen from the lookout and was trapped in trees 30 feet below the lookout. A paramedic was winched down to retrieve the female, who had sustained multiple injuries. She was transportedto the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Quad Bike Accident in Nuhaka

22 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to Nuhaka for a 59 year old male that sustained chest injuries from a quad bike roll over on his farm. He was transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Ocean Beach Horse Riding Accident

22 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to Ocean Beach to airlift a 17-year-old female, who had sustained leg and shoulder injuries, after falling from her horse. She was flown to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Woman Trapped Under Van

22 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter to Mangleton Road, near Kereru to airlift a serious injured 60 year old female, who had been trapped under her van for a number of hours. The van had left the road and rolled down a 20m bank before coming to rest on its wheels. It appears that during the latter part of the accident sequence the driver had been thrown clear of the vehicle, only for the van to roll on top of her, trapping her underneath. The NZ Fire Service was able to lift the vehicle using specialist equipment, whilst an intensive care paramedic from St John's stabilized and comforted the trapped woman. Upon being safely extracted from underneath the van, the woman was transported by rescue helicopter to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Motorcycle Accident

22 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter airlifted a 54-year-old male from Hastings, who had sustained a shoulder injury following a fall from his motorcycle on a rural road near Mangakuri. He was flown to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Fall in Urewara National Park

22 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter has responded to a remote area in the southern Urewera National Park, after a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) was activated. A 60 year old woman had sustained injuries to her head, neck, chest and ankles following a 40 metre fall while tramping. She was transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Rescue following fall at home

22 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter airlifted a 54-year-old female from Tuai, suffering from multiple injuries following a fall at home, to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital.

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