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Patients and donors are at the heart of everything we do.  Your stories are a powerful testament to human strength, courage, vulnerability, and hope.

Your stories inspire others and bring awareness to the lifesaving work undertaken by the highly skilled personnel onboard the Aerocool Rescue Helicopter, who are saving lives every day.

If you have experienced our service or held a fundraising event or activity for your rescue helicopter, we’d love for you to share it with us. Click here to share your story.

Greg thanks you for his time-critical flight
For Greg, farming in the beautiful, remote hills near Whakatane is the best place to be for someone who loves the outdoor life.
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Thank you For Helping Save Paul's Life
For Paul, meeting the crew that flew him on the day of his accident was an important part of his healing process.
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Thank you, Waikino School
While on a recent mission, quick-thinking Crewman Bill held an impromptu Q&A session with the kids from Waikino School.
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Your support gave Tammy her time-critical flight 
After a nasty collision with another player, medics knew time was critical, Tammy needed an urgent flight to hospital.
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With your generosity Kristie got the life-saving flight she needed
For parents Bill and Marie, November 2020 will remain in their minds for years to come.
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Geoff and Barbara's Reason for Volunteering
When time counts your rescue helicopter will get there, and for one of our fabulous TECT Rescue Helicopter Volunteers, it was the only option, which saved his life.
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Together we can make a difference...
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Paul's Story
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Everyday People, Extraordinary Outcomes
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Ciara's Story
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TECT helping the TECT Rescue Helicopter save lives
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