Your support enabled the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter to get Craig Barrett the urgent medical treatment he needed – fast!read more
New Zealand’s largest search and rescue providers, Philips Search and Rescue Trust operate six rescue helicopters based throughout the Central North Island. Available through the emergency 111 call system, our rapid response Rescue Helicopters bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient.
Little did Adrian Gidlow realise as he pulled into his local petrol station, that his plans to spend the weekend fishing would be over in a flash.read more
A relaxing break turned into a heart-stopping weekend for Phil Rodgers, and because of your donations, he has a second chance at life.read more
We Need You
Collectively, funds generated through the community and sponsorship cover half of the annual expenses required to operate our rescue helicopters in each region; without this extremely generous contribution our life-saving service would not exist.
There are a variety of ways to support our critical search and rescue service, to learn about your options, check out our Get Involved page.
These school holidays we’re running an extra special promotion just for children aged 13 years and under. This is their […]read more
An Auckland truck driver has had a lucky escape after the truck he was driving left the road and ended up in a creek.read more
An injured Waikato farmer found himself unable to move or call for help after he fell and dislocated his hip.read more