The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the East of Taumarunui on Sunday afternoon.
A 42-year-old male was suffering from a stroke, he was treated on scene by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic, assisted by ambulance staff and airlifted through to Waikato Hospital for medical attention.
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