Life Flight

Each week 28 people need time-critical aeromedical care. With your support, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and Air Ambulance Planes are there in their moment of need.

Westpac Chopper Street Appeal 2023

Calling all volunteers!

On May 4th, our community came together and made the Westpac Chopper Street Appeal a huge success! Whether you helped coordinate, contributed an hour of your time, or dropped a coin in one of our buckets, you made a real difference in the lives who need it most. Your support keeps us in the sky, providing life-saving services across the greater Wellington region.  Every dollar raised has gone directly towards funding our vital Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

We would love to have you on the team for next year’s appeal. If you’re curious, as a chopper appeal collector, you will:

  • Engage with your local community. You might hear heartwarming stories of “when they flew my dad” or “that time they landed on my street”.
  • Help raise awareness of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter throughout Wellington, Kapiti Coast, Wairarapa, and Marlborough.
  • Raise much-needed funds to keep the crews flying. Last year over $30,000 was raised – help us surpass that next year!

If you are interested in becoming part next year’s team, click the link below and we will reach out with future opportunities.

Sign up

We appreciate your support and hope to see you next year!

Related content

You might also like

  • Read more about Meet Katie-Jane from Upper Hutt

    Meet Katie-Jane from Upper Hutt

    After a devastating motorbike crash in the Wairarapa, Katie Jane was flown to Wellington Hospital – but the care she received didn’t end with that flight.
    Read more
  • Read more about Equipment spotlight: Night Vision Goggles Yellow helmet with night vision goggles attached

    Equipment spotlight: Night Vision Goggles

    Essential for nearly a quarter of our missions, night vision goggles magnify ambient light thousands of times, allowing the Westpac Rescue Helicopter to land on unlit roads, in paddocks, and conduct search and rescue missions in the middle of the night.
    Read more
  • Read more about Westpac Rescue Helicopter

    Westpac Rescue Helicopter

    When speed is critical or when the location is remote or challenging, Life Flight’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter is called upon. Your local Westpac Chopper is ready for anything, 24/7, thanks to the generosity of the community.
    Read more

Share this page: