At 8.30am the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a Beacon Search by Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand for a tramper in the Kaweka Forest Park.
A 72-year-old male had suffered from a medical event whilst out tramping. The Intensive Care Paramedic was winched down to the scene, assessing the patient before winching the man into the helicopter.
The crew transported the man to Taupo Hospital for further medical care.
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