At 8pm last night the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was tasked with transporting an elderly man from Taupo to Rotorua.
An ambulance crew delivered the patient to the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Hangar ready for an emergency airlift.
A gentleman in his 80’s needed to be quickly transported from Taupo to Rotorua Hospital following an acute stroke, the patient was carefully monitored by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being flown to Rotorua.
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