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Patients and donors are at the heart of everything we do.  Your stories are a powerful testament to human strength, courage, vulnerability, and hope.

Your stories inspire others and bring awareness to the lifesaving work undertaken by the highly skilled personnel onboard the Aerocool Rescue Helicopter, who are saving lives every day.

If you have experienced our service or held a fundraising event or activity for your rescue helicopter, we’d love for you to share it with us. Click here to share your story.

Your donation enabled Asante’s life-saving flight
Asante Conley was only five years old when he was pre-diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on New Year’s Eve 2015.
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You were there when Laura needed it the most
As she flew off her mountain bike, down a bank and onto the floor of the Whakarewarewa Forest below, Laura sensed this was no ordinary fall.
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Alistair owes you his life
When Alistair Blennerhasset felt a strange sensation in his chest, he immediately called an ambulance. But Alistair wasn’t having a heart attack.
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Bull versus motorbike
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An urgent flight saved Murray Gough
MURRAY’S DESPERATE PLIGHT LED TO AN URGENT FLIGHT, LIFE-SAVING SURGERY AND A MIRACULOUS RECOVERYMurray Gough is a medical miracle with an amazing story of survival to share.
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A split second decision saved Jason O’Connell’s life
“I was a farmworker in Reporoa at the time. I was on my bike, went over a bump I have ridden over many times, but I must have been going too fast.
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Paul's Story
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Ciara's Story
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