On Saturday 3 October the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Mangaotoki, in south Waikato.
The crew assisted a woman who had become unwell on a walking track. After treatment from the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic, the patient was taken by road ambulance to Te Kuiti Hospital for additional assessment.
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