On Wednesday the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended a call out to Benneydale, a small town in the Waitomo District.
A 60-year-old male had collapsed in his farmhouse. Once at the scene the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic assessed the patient with a possible cardiac condition.
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