The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Mt Ruapehu on Saturday 18 August, at 1 pm, to a 6-year-old girl had fallen from her skis and suffered a leg injury that required immediate hospital care.
The rescue helicopter met the ambulance near the Chateau and the girl was flown to Waikato Hospital for treatment.
Later that evening, at approximately 6 pm, the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waihi, where a 1-year-old had fallen two metres out a window that became unlatched accidentally. The child received serious facial injuries that required immediate hospital care.
The child was treated by paramedics before being flown to Waikato Hospital.