Today the TECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Murupara for a 59-year-old local woman who was having difficulty breathing as a result of suffering bad asthma, she was flown to Rotorua Hospital for treatment.
Whilst returned back to base the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waihi beach where a 67-year-old man was suffering a serious cardiac event as a result of having an ongoing cardiac condition. The man was cared for by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being flown to Waikato Hospital for treatment.
We here at the TECT Rescue Helicopter have a policy of keeping the media informed of our work. We do this as a service to the media and in an effort to raise our profile with the public to assist with our fundraising campaigns. Our service is only possible because of sponsor support and donations. We appreciate seeing our name in any stories utilising information supplied by us.