The Rotorua based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter, has had a busy period with multiple jobs.
On Friday 12 October, at approx 6pm, the helicopter was tasked by RCC and NZ Police to a man who had gone missing from a group of trampers in the Whirinaki Forest area.
The helicopter flew in the Land SAR teams to help with the search from the ground.
The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was also in the area tasked with tracking the Personal Locater Beacon the group had set off. The missing man was promptly located and reunited with the rest of his group, fit and well.