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.

News from the Airbase

Westpac Chopper Street Appeal

We need your help on Thursday May 2nd! Can you gift an hour or two of your time to help keep the Westpac Chopper in the air? Join hundreds of wonderful Kiwis as we raise life-saving funds.

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Life Flight Open Day

Open Day is back in 2024 - get up close with emergency services and watch your Westpac Chopper demonstrate a winch rescue. It's an action-packed day for you, your family and friends.

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Seven Sharp Spotlight

Thanks to Seven Sharp for shining a spotlight on the amazing work our Air Ambulance teams do, day in, day out. Watch them introduce our lifesaving new fleet.

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Life Flight Gala, presented by Hiremaster

Once a year, we open our doors to Life Flight's sponsors, partners, donors, and friends for a fantastic evening dining experience.

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ELE Champions Charity Luncheon

The ELE Champions Charity Luncheon is a celebration of NZ sporting legends, with generous guests coming together in a charity auction to raise vital funds for Life Flight.

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Westpac Chopper Appeal Quiz

On Wednesday the 14th of June, come test your trivia prowess at the Westpac Chopper Appeal Quiz. Have some fun while raising money for your local rescue chopper!

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An evening with Shaun Wallace

Get ready for an exhilarating quiz night on Sunday, 4 June with the one and only Shaun Wallace, one of the most beloved Chasers in television history.

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Doggy Day Out

Bring your furry friend to Henley Lake, Masterton - Saturday 13th of May for a whole load of family fun.

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Westpac Chopper Street Appeal 2023

On May 4th, volunteers painted the town red for the Westpac Chopper Street Appeal. A very big thank you to all involved!

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Kaikōura Water Rescue

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter team winches three people off a boat near Kaikōura. No power and battling high waves, the boat sank five minutes later.

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