In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Westpac Air Ambulance crew were tasked to Whakatane to pick up a 28-week preterm baby boy.
The crew had two NICU team members on board the flight for assistance with the baby boy. He was delivered through to Waikato Hospital NICU.
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