Helicopters respond to accident north of Wairoa
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was involved in a
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter and
Eastland Rescue Helicopter crews were both responded to a
car vs. truck accident north of Wairoa. The Eastland Rescue
Helicopter airlifted a 47 year old male truck driver with
head and chest injuries and the Lowe Corporation Rescue
Helicopter airlifted a 59 year old female car driver with
serious fractures and lacerations.
Both were transported
to Hawke’s Bay Regional Hospital for further
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.