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For each mission, we need to raise $4,000 from the community. With your support, we are there for those who need us.

Provide
24/7
emergency air services
Respond every
6 hours
to medical emergencies
Fly
1,500+
people each year
Saved
36,000+
patients to date
News from the base

Pilot Erin shares what it means to be part of a life-saving team

"There are many challenges – the unpredictability, the last-minute calls, the changeable weather conditions. I’m kept on my toes all the time. But I love it."

Read her story

Events

Events & fundraisers

Westpac Chopper Appeal

Thank you to all involved in the Westpac Chopper Street Appeal!

On Friday 21st, hundreds of volunteers hit the streets to raise vital funds for their local chopper

Events & fundraisers

Kids Drawing Competition

We had so much fun looking at all of the entries - our heli crew LOVED them all!! 🚁🚁🚁

Huge congratulations to Noah for his winning entry, and to everyone else who entered ❤️

News

News from base

Service, commitment, and operational excellence honoured at NZ Search and Rescue Awards

On Tuesday 18 May 2021, the Hon Michael Wood, Minister for Transport presented the 2020 New Zealand Search and Rescue Awards.

News from base

February Newsletter