On the 7th of February the TECT Rescue Helicopter dispatched to Te Kaha where a 32 yo Murupara man had struck his head on rocks while diving into water, he received multiple lacerations to his head and was flown to Whakatane hospital for treatment.
On the 8th of February the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the the Te Puke A&P show at Paengaroa where a 21 month Papamoa girl had fallen from the back of a Ute. She received a serious head injury as a result, she was airlifted to Waikato hospital in a serious condition accompanied by her mother.
On the same day the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Cape Runaway where a 79 yo local man had become unwell with a serious medical condition. He was stabilized by our Intensive Care Paramedic and flown to Tauranga hospital in a serious condition. This flight was completed using Night vision equipment.