On Thursday 19 November the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Waiheke Island for a medical event.
The crew landed at Waiheke Island shortly after 4pm for a female in her 20’s suffering from a medical event, she was treated by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being flown to Auckland Hospital.
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