In the early hours of Friday morning, the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Pohangina. Pohangina is a small rural town in the Manawatū-Whanganui region, just north of Ashhurst.
A woman in her 50’s had been experiencing heart palpitations throughout the night and decided to call an ambulance her continued began to worsen.
The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was called to transport the patient to Palmerston North Hospital for further medical attention.
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