This morning the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Tongariro National Park for a 74-year-old male suffering from a stroke.
The onboard Intensive Care Paramedic assessed the patient with the assistance of on-scene ambulance personnel.
The man was transported to Waikato Hospital by the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter crew for further medical assessment.
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