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

Supporter stories

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.
News from base

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.
News from base

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.
News from base

New Ultrasound Device for Emergency Response

Life Flight’s highly trained Westpac Rescue Helicopter and Air Ambulance Plane teams are on-call 24/7 and ready to provide rapid medical air response when every moment counts.

Events & fundraisers

Champions Lunch 2020

We are absolutely thrilled and honoured to be the chosen beneficiaries of the 23rd annual Champions Charity Luncheon in Wellington at the Lower Hutt Events Centre.