The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Koitiata in the afternoon on Tuesday.
A boy had been playing on the beach when he was stung by a bee or wasp, he had an allergic reaction that required immediate medical attention.
The patient was stabilised by onboard Intensive Care Paramedic (ICP) before being transported to Whanganui Hospital for further monitoring.
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