I couldn't hear a cry and all my husband saw was a lifeless body. What was supposed to be a happy time for the Jenny Lintag was a nightmareread 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.
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.
The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter responded to 10 mission during the period May 15 to May 28.read more
A serious medical event in the Kaingaroa Forest required an Intensive Care Paramedic to be airlifted to the scene.read more
The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a single car crash on State Highway 1 at Lichfield at approximately […]read more