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Series One

Series one of Life Flight aired on TV One from July to September 2013.

It was one of the most popular shows on New Zealand television at the time, with up to 625,000 viewers per episode.

Series one trailer

Good Morning Interview

Episode List

Episode 1 

An early morning car crash in New Plymouth leaves a family devastated. 

The Life Flight team respond to an injured yachtie’s call for help in the Marlborough Sounds and a cyclist, hit by a car in Raumati, is raced by air to Wellington Hospital.

Watch episode 1 on TV One OnDemand

Episode 2 

The Life Flight plane heads to New Plymouth to help a mother get her son life-saving surgery.

The search is on for a Wellington teenage girl injured in the bush and the team fly to the victim of a vicious bull attack in Masterton.

Watch episode 2

Episode 3

A Porirua couple’s new-born baby struggles for life and is flown on Life Flight’s plane for urgent surgery in Auckland.

The Life Flight team is called to a motorist who has been hit by a freight train and a game-winning try leaves a Masterton mother fearing for her son’s future. 

Watch episode 3

Episode 4

A South Island fishing trip ends in disaster.
The Life Flight team race to save a mother and her unborn child in Palmerston North and the Life Flight crew join Police at a mysterious incident on a remote Wairarapa farm.

Watch episode 4

Episode 5

Life Flight comes to the aid of a Nelson man suffering a heart attack.

A Featherstone farmer is at risk of being paralysed after rolling his quad bike and the Life Flight team race to the side of a woman suffering an agonising bleed in the brain.

Watch episode 5

Episode 6 

Sub-zero temperatures call for cool heads on Life Flight’s plane with a mercy dash to Auckland.

The search is on for missing boaties in Wellington’s harbour and a deer hunter is faced with a tough decision whether to leave a mate behind in the bush and run for help.

Watch episode 6

Episode 7

A Lower Hutt man confronts an unknown future after suffering the bends on a dive trip.

Bad weather threatens an emergency flight to rush a heart attack victim from Carterton to Wellington Hospital.

The Life Flight team attempt to locate and rescue a tramper who has activated an emergency beacon in the Tararua Ranges.

Watch episode 7

Episode 8 

A life threatening mystery illness strikes a young Nelson couple’s new born baby.  It’s a race against time to save a heart attack victim in Waikanae, and the Life Flight team are called to rescue a badly injured mountain biker in the South Island.

Watch episode 8

Episode 9 

A New Plymouth woman’s life changes in an instant. 

The NZ Army bomb disposal team call in the big guns and the Life Flight team race to a Masterton woman who has clinically died and is being resuscitated by her husband but left at risk of brain damage.

Watch episode 9

Episode 10 

The Life Flight team fly to the aid of a premature baby.

An emergency 111 call has the Life Flight team airborne in an effort to rescue a young man injured on Wellington’s notorious coastline and a quad bike accident has the Life Flight plane deployed to Rotorua.

Watch episode 10

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