On Tuesday evening the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whitianga and landed shortly after 6.30pm.
A man in his 60’s was suffering from a serious medical event and required immediate care, he was monitored by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being flown to Waikato Hospital for advanced medical care.
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