Please help your rescue crew save more lives

Accident or emergency situations can happen anywhere, anytime. It’s what happens next that matters.

The sooner treatment begins, the greater the chance of patient recovery. When the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter is tasked to a life-saving emergency rescue via the emergency 111 call system, it is the best and often the only option.

Founded in 1987, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter serves the Waikato, Coromandel and the King Country, bringing life-saving equipment and trauma-trained Critical Care Flight Paramedics directly to the patient.

We cannot do what we do without the support of our community. We rely on the kindness of people like you to save lives every day.
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For Maria and her unborn baby, time was critical
When your rescue helicopter is tasked to a mission, it’s because it is the fastest, best and in many cases, the only option, and for Maria and her unborn baby time was critical.
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For 14-year-old Hamish, your support means the world
Enjoying all that high school has to offer, Hamish of Cambridge jumped at the chance of a diving trip organised by his school.
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Your Support Saves Lives Like Lou's
A fit and active couple, Keith and Lou Roebuck had travelled to Tokoroa in their motorhome to attend the Timber Town Romp.
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