Your Air Ambulance Planes
Nationwide bed-to-bed service.
- Provides 24/7 emergency medical service
- Charges $0 to patients
- Can fly 3 patients at once
Flying 24/7 thanks to your generous donations.
PilotIn addition to meticulously managing every flight detail, our dedicated pilots prioritize the safety and comfort of patients. This commitment extends to providing extra-soft landings for patients with spinal injuries and maintaining stable air pressure for those with brain injuries. Our pilots are provided by AirFreight New Zealand.
Help fund the planes that fly critically ill New Zealanders
Base lifterWith incubators and stretchers weighing over 100 kilos, the base lifters ensure the safety of our patients as we load and unload them onto our Air Ambulance Planes.
VentilatorThe intensive-care ventilator helps patients breathe when they cannot do so themselves.
Zoll monitorContinuously monitors a patient's heart rhythm and can provide shocks if necessary to restore a regular heartbeat. Most patients are attached to the Zoll Monitor and their vitals are tracked throughout the flight.
Stryker stretcherThis stretcher smoothly and safely transports patients in and out of the aircraft, with foldable legs and the ability to attach all necessary monitoring devices.
Read more about Funding
FundingWithout the generous support of the community, Life Flight simply wouldn't be here today. Life Flight is a not-for-profit that relies on community donations to keep flying. Thank you for your generosity - it truly saves lives.
Read more about Meet Zachariah from Palmerston North
Meet Zachariah from Palmerston NorthBeing helped by a manual oxygen pump, premature baby Zachariah needed to get to Wellington Hospital fast.
Read more about History
HistoryPeter Buttons' dream has gone on to help over 36,000 Kiwis in their darkest hour. Read Life Flight's origin story.