Helicopter search and rescue at Muriwai
Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter yesterday afternoon
21 February 2013
HKZ Muriwai Responded to Muriwai for a male who was stuck
on the rocks at the beach. He was winched off and left with
The helicopter conducted a search
and rescue at Muriwai yesterday afternoon at 4.15pm.
The male picked up off the rocks was Brando Yelavich
who is doing a charity walk down New Zealand. He mentions
the rescue on his facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/RunningFullaNZ
The funds raised from his walk will go to the Ronald
McDonald House Charity. He was walking along Muriwai when he
dropped his GPS down a cliff. He abseiled down to get it and
got stuck. He was winched out by the helicopter team and
left on the beach.
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