Coromandel Rescue Helicopter Trust

There was another accident causing serious injury on Hauraki/Coromandel roads that happened just after midnight last night on SH2 Netherton. Police were notified just after midnight of a single-vehicle collision on SH2, Netherton. Emergency services including Police, Fire, Ambulance and the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended the scene of the single vehicle accident. St Johns […]

A busy day for Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust on their first day of being based on the Coromandel for summer yesterday. No sooner had they arrived yesterday, the Westpac Rescue – Auckland Helicopter was called to a job in Whitianga. At 9:05am crew were tasked to assist a male patient in his 60’s suffering a […]

Today is the first day of the summer service with Westpac Rescue Helicopter service returning to operate one of the Auckland helicopters from the base in Whitianga. New chairman of the Coromandel Rescue Helicopter Trust, John Stephenson, confirmed the helicopter will be stationed on the Peninsula until mid-February. John recently replaced Merv George who has […]

A dramatic sea rescue took place on Friday 20 nautical miles offshore from Whitianga. Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter  Crew  were tasked by the Rescue Coordination Centre at approximately 11am on Friday to approximately 20 nautical miles offshore Whitianga to assist with the search and rescue of a male patient in his 20s suffering a medical […]

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