Chopper Appeal

When a child's life hangs in the balance... your support can tip the scales.

Your rescue crew are trained to fly to an emergency at a moment's notice. Because when a child's life is in danger, every second counts. Every tool and piece of equipment they use to save lives is provided by generous supporters like you.
Helicopter withJesse ARH 2
Recent Missions

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Aerocool Rescue Helicopter

Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter


Alicia got the time-critical flight she needed thanks to you!
It was a grey rainy day in October 2022, when Alicia found herself in a terrifying situation at the Tepapa intersection between the Thermal Explorer Highway and State Highway 28, not far from her homeā€¦
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Donate to Dine event helps fund hangar refresh for crew
For one local family, fundraising to give back to the Aerocool Rescue Helicopter that helped them and so many others has been a journey of turning their gratitude into generosity.
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Greg thanks you for his time-critical flight
For Greg, farming in the beautiful, remote hills near Whakatane is the best place to be for someone who loves the outdoor life.
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