Christmas Appeal

After one of the busiest years on record, your rescue helicopter crew know the challenging summer season is just around the corner. We can’t do it without you.

We need your help to cover the cost of missions this summer, so your crew can be there for your community, at a moment’s notice - helping make memories this Christmas, like Brook and his family.
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Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Aerocool Rescue Helicopter

Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter


Local film raises vital funds  
For passionate film-maker John Ball, creating something good from his friend Darrell’s cycling accident was an important journey for both of them.  For years Darrell cycled the Tongariro River Trail regularly without incident.
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Erin thanks you for her challenging rescue 
 It was meant to be an adventurous weekend, but things took a turn when Erin’s bike hit a pothole and she flew over the handlebars.
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Your support makes a difference, and it certain did for Brook last October.
Living in Taupo, business owner Brook Slingsby was working at his engineering premisses when he was in serious need of help.
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