This afternoon the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked with a mission to Putaruru.
The crew landed at the scene and tended to a 2yr old child who had suffered chest injuries after an incident with a horse.
The child and mother were airlifted to Waikato Hospital for immediate care.
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