Shortly after 3pm the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Chateau Tongariro located below the Whakapapa Skifield.
A female in her 60’s had taken a fall at the Whakapapa Skifield, breaking her arm in the process.
The woman was assessed by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic – Rob Keating before being airlifted to Rotorua Hospital.
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