What we do

Life Flight flies people to the urgent medical care they need. This dramatically improves their chance of survival and recovery.

If you suffer a medical emergency or are involved in a serious accident the time saved by flying could save your life.

Air rescue services

Life Flight provides the Wellington-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter. This team ensures people can be rescued when the mission is critical or the location is challenging. More

Air ambulance services

Life Flight also operates a nationwide air ambulance service transferring critically ill patients, including children and premature babies, to specialist care they urgently require. More

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Total Life Flight Emergency Flights 2012 - 2013

Patients' Region:

 Number of Patients:

Auckland/Waikato 39
Bay of Plenty/Gisborne/Hawkes Bay 87
Canterbury/West Coast 62
Kapiti 85
Manawatu/Wanganui 186
Marlborough 144
Nelson 158
Northland 54
Otago/Southland 23
Taranaki 103
Wairarapa 140
Wellington 184
Other 14