Crew responds after farmer injured by bull
The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was involved in a
Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter crew responded to a 65
year old male farmer who sustained chest injuries after
being hit by a bull in a set of cattle yards at Pourerere.
He was airlifted from the farm house to Hawke’s Bay
Regional Hospital for further
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