What we do

WHAT WE DO

Supporting the Greater Auckland and Coromandel communities with emergency medical or search & rescue support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What we do

Missions performed by the Rescue Helicopter fall into three categories:

  • Medivac (Medical Evacuation). Medivac missions are medical emergencies - such as hospital transfers.
  • Casivac (Casualty Evacuation). Casivac missions are accident emergencies - e.g. boating
  • Other (Fire / Police / Search and Rescue) The types of missions flown are varied.

Some examples of mission types include :

  • Asthma Attack
  • Broken Leg
  • Bike Accident
  • Near Drowning
  • Respiratory Problem
  • Pneunomia
  • Infection
  • Head Injury
  • Broken Hip
  • Broken Arm
  • Stroke
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Child Birth
  • Medical Condition
  • Heart Attack
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Choking
  • Accidental
  • Poisoning
  • Angina Attack
  • Burns
  • Boating Accident