TECT Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust


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TECT Rescue Helicopter

Motorcross rider airlifted

On Saturday 19 September in the late afternoon, the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a rural property northeast of Rotorua where a 37-year-old local man had fallen off his motocross bike, dislocating his shoulder. The onboard Intensive Care Paramedic was able to administer pain relief then get the shoulder back in place. He was […]

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Thanking our rescue helicopter dads

Working for such a critical life-saving service can come with its challenges and today we take the time to recognise all the dads operating onboard our rescue helicopters.

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We Need You

Your support ensures rescue helicopters are available to your community.
Your rescue helicopter can be airborne in 10 minutes and, in a life or death situation, this speed and agility can make all the difference. The timely assistance that rescue helicopters provide can reduce disability and improve survival – the sooner treatment begins, the greater chance of patient recovery.

We are partially funded by a government contract with National Ambulance Sector Office (NASO). We rely heavily on the generosity of sponsors and the community to help fund the shortfall that allows us to be rescue ready 24/7, 365 days of the year. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopter can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel, and intensive care paramedics directly to the patient.

Without your support, your rescue helicopter would not be able to remain operational on a 24/7, 365 day a year basis. This could mean a serious delay in people being rescued or transported to hospital for urgent treatment.

Support your rescue helicopter and make a lifesaving difference.

Saving Lives, Together.

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