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Woman Airlifted

Women Airlifted

Today the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Matakana Is where a 71 year old local woman had fallen unwell requiring hospital treatment, the rescue helicopter was sent because of access difficulties and the requirement for the patient to have hospital treatment, she was flown to Tauranga hospital.


Philips Search and Rescue Trust is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations. Special thanks to Tauranga’s principal sponsors, Trustpower and TECT. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient. For further information about PSRT visit our website http://rescue.org.nz.

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