Read the latest news from the base, and keep an eye out for upcoming events near you.

Meet the team

Meet the Team: Pilot Dylan

Hailing from South Africa, Dylan worked at an anti-poaching organisation before flying rescue helicopters.

News from base

COVID-19 Coronavirus Response

Life Flight’s emergency air services remain fully operational during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown.
Events & fundraisers

[TradeMe Auction] One-of-a-kind Art Piece - all proceeds to Life Flight

We are delighted to be the beneficiaries of this wonderful community-led art auction.

Events & fundraisers

Result of our Westpac Chopper Street Appeal

Thanks to the incredible support of the community we raised $40,355.70 in our 2021 Street Appeal. 

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.