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.
While Bruce was working under the hot Masterton sun, a growing pain became unbearable. Soon unconscious, the Westpac Chopper became the tool to save his life.
An urgent flight 48 hours after Poppy was born ensured her life. 10 years later, Mum Leisha reflects on what that flight meant for her family.
When a familiar walk became Michelle’s nightmare, the Westpac Chopper was her only hope of escape.
Despite the cardiac arrest that left Nicky with memory loss and a pacemaker, she’s thankful to come out of it with her life.
Lee, an experienced horserider, was enjoying a day out at a friends farm in Masterton. Shortly after, she was speeding to Wellington Hospital in the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
Wairarapa local Ewen woke suddenly in his bed. His arms were numb, his body cold and clammy. He was having a massive heart attack.
A routine ultrasound for Mum-to-be Rebekah had a different outcome than expected...
Living in a remote part of the country, Bill understands the need for Life Flight more than anyone.
What should have been a moment of joy quickly turned into distress when newborn Bentley didn’t respond as normal.
A walk on a friend's farm quickly took a turn for 85-year-old grandmother, Pat.