The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Taumarunui in the late afternoon for a 16-year-old boy suffering from seizures.
The onboard Intensive Care Paramedic treated the status 2 patient with the help of on-scene ambulance personnel before airlifting the patient to Waikato Hospital for further assessment.
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