On the morning of February 27th, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Rotorua Hospital for a male patient in his forties, suffering a serious cardiac condition. He was transported to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.
Later that morning, they were tasked to Taumarunui for a female patient in her fifties suffering a medical event. The patient was flown to Waikato Hospital.
Around midday, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended to a status one female patient in Otorohanga following a medical event.
That same day, they were dispatched to Lake Waikaremoana for a male patient who had fallen into a Tomo, (a Tomo is formed when groundwater dissolves underlying limestone rock). The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported a specialist Fire and Emergency rescue crew from Hamilton to the scene and flew the patient to Tauranga Hospital.
In the evening, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended to a male patient in his thirties following a motor vehicle accident in Otorohanga.
The helicopter was then tasked to a motor vehicle accident in Ngahinapouri.
On Sunday, February 28th, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported a patient from Thames Hospital to Auckland Hospital following a medical event.