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Life Flight Chief Executive Reflects On COVID-19

It's been a busy time for everyone at Life Flight, adjusting to the new ‘normal’, especially for Chief Executive Mark Johnston. With COVID-19 affecting the way we work, fly and fundraise, there have been many challenges

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Life Flight's New 'Crew Assist' Role During COVID-19

While our teams in the skies continued their life-saving work with an added layer of caution and new procedures surrounding the recent Covid-19 risk, Life Flight’s office-based support teams have been working from home to help protect

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Westpac NZ donates extra $1m to rescue helicopters

Westpac NZ is donating an extra $1 million to support New Zealand’s rescue helicopters, which are facing a serious fundraising shortfall due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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Life Flight Crewman Colin's First COVID-19 Mission

Just a few days into Covid-19 crisis lockdown, Westpac Rescue Helicopter Crewman Colin experienced his first mission with a patient potentially infected with the virus.
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COVID-19 - Life Flight Update

As COVID-19 forces huge changes in our communities, we want to reassure you that Life Flight’s emergency air services remain fully operational – and we’re taking all measures to ensure we can keep it that way.