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 transfers and Search & Rescue

5 months ago - Tuesday 17th April
• 1430 hours – flew to Wairoa to retrieve a 67 y.o. female suffering from a stroke, she was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment
• 1600 hours – returned to Wairoa to retrieve a 77 y.o. suffering from a cardiac condition, he was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.
• 2320 hours – tasked by the Rescue Coordination Centre to Waihou River, west of Lake Waikaremoana, to search for a beacon activation, the mission was aborted en route due to adverse weather.

Cardiac Patient

5 months ago - Saturday 14th April
• 1415 hours – flew to Wairoa to a 62 y.o. male with a cardiac condition. He was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital transfers

5 months ago - Friday 13th April
• 1045 hours – flew to Wairoa to retrieve a 33 y.o. male who suffered a deep laceration to a forearm as a result of a workplace accident, the patient was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.
• 1430 hours – transported a 45 y.o. male patient with cardiac complications, from Hawkes Bay to Wellington Hospital. On the return journey brought a 57 y.o. male patient back from Wellington to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

Two year old with head injury

5 months ago - Thursday 12th April
• 0900 hours – flew to Wairoa to retrieve an 87 y.o. male with a dislocated hip – he was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.
• 1330 hours – the rescue helicopter was called to Ruakutiri in northern Hawke’s Bay to attend to a 2 y.o. female suffering from a head injury incurred when she climbed on farm gate and fell – the young child was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further assessment.

Wairoa transfer and Mahia pick up

6 months ago - Tuesday 10th April
• 0845 hours – Flew to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a 44 y.o female who had a cardiac event – she was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.
• 1515 hours – the rescue helicopter was tasked to Mahia for a 58 y.o. male with a dislocated hip – he was flown to Hawkes Bay hospital for further treatment

Wellington Transfers!

6 months ago - Monday 9th April
• 0600 hours - Transported a 58 y.o. male, with an acute medical condition, from Hawkes Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital. On the return journey brought a 76 y.o. female from Wellington to Hawkes Bay Hospital.
• 1330 hours – back to Wellington again, with a 69 y.o. female patient with a cardiac condition.


A very busy Sunday for the chopper

6 months ago - Sunday 01 April
Time = 11:30 a.m.
The Rescue Helicopter was called to Waipataki Beach to a male in his mid 70’s who had a cardiac arrest – he was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Time = 3:00 p.m.
The Helicopter was tasked to a rural location at Mangaorapa in Southern Hawke’s Bay to a male child who had fallen from a farm bike – he was assessed at the scene by Paramedics from St John, and transport was not necessary.

Time = 5:00 p.m.
The Helicopter was called again to Southern Hawke’s Bay – this time to Blackhead Beach to a 36 y.o. male who dislocated his shoulder – he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Porangahau emergency pick up

6 months ago - Saturday 31 March
1030 The rescue helicopter was responded to a camp ground at Porangahau for a 61 year old male who had a medical problem. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Dessert road car accident

6 months ago - Friday 30 March
1530 The rescue helicopter was responded to a car accident, on the Dessert Road where a tanker truck collided with a car and a 30 year old female who sustained face / head and neck injuries. She was transported to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

Car accident at Te Haroto.

6 months ago - Thursday 29 March
1650 The rescue helicopter was responded to a car accident at Te Haroto on the Napier - Taupo road for a 26 year old female who sustained chest and neck injuries. She was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

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