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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 Greenlea 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.

Christine is so grateful for your help in getting her safely out of the forest
Active Christchurch couple, Christine and her husband Alan, had driven up to the central north island for an adventure-filled holiday.
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“You saved my life. Thank you so much!”
Because of you, Kayleigh was rescued after a harrowing accident on Mt Ruapehu.
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Joining with you, the Taupō Pakeke Lions Club
Like you, there is a wonderful group of individuals who are deeply passionate about caring for others.
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Miracle Flight Saves Keith After Chainsaw Accident
Located on the shores of Lake Maraetai in Mangakino. Keith and a couple of friends were spending the day felling large pine trees.
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Inaugural Taupo Sheepdog Trial Fundraiser Exceeds All Expectations!
David Schaw knows firsthand just how important your support is. David had an on-farm accident on his remote Station, and had to be flown by rescue helicopter to hospital for critical emergency care.
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Greg got the timely flight he needed thanks to you
Enjoying the last few days on holiday in January 2023, Greg took a quick stroll along the Taupo lakefront to grab a coffee.
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