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Horse fall near Lake Rerewhakaaitu

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at approximately 3.30 pm on Saturday 28 July to a rural property near Lake Rerewhakaaitu, 31km southeast of Rotorua City, where a 52-year-old woman had taken a fall from a horse whilst competing in an organised hunt, resulting in injuries to her arm.

After an initial assessment by paramedics at the scene, the call was made to dispatch the rescue helicopter to provide additional medical care & transport to hospital. The woman was airlifted by the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter to Rotorua Hospital in a stable condition.

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