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Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Don’t miss your chance to meet the hardworking crew behind the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

This Sunday, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter opens its gates to public for their annual Open Day, held on base at the Jennian Hangar, Waikato Hospital. Owned by New Zealand’s largest search and rescue helicopter operator, Philips Search and Rescue Trust, Waikato will be the first of four base Open Days held around the Central North Island in March.

Chief Pilot and Base Manager, Grant Bremner;

“Community generosity plays a crucial role in funding the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter, this Open Day is our chance to give back and your chance to see the impact your donations can have.”

A day out with a difference, Waikato’s Open Day will enable you to get up close and personal with the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter and crew. Rescue demonstrations by both the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter team and local emergency services, competitions, refreshments, entertainment and the opportunity to win a helicopter flight ensure an action packed day for the family.

Free admission, held this Sunday 10am to 2pm at the Jennian Hangar, Waikato Hospital, Pembroke Street, Hamilton, for further information call 0800 11 10 10.
Philips Search and Rescue Trust Open Days, 10am-2pm:
8 March - Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter, Hamilton - Waikato King Country
15 March - Greenlea Rescue Helicopter, Taupo - Central Plateau
22 March - Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter, Tauranga - Bay of Plenty
29 March - BayTrust Rescue Helicopter, Rotorua - Bay of Plenty


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