The TECT Rescue Helicopter crew was tasked to Waihi beach in the early evening on Friday.
A 67-year old local man was suffering a serious cardiac event, he was cared for by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being flown to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition.
Around midnight the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Tairua where a 57-year-old local woman was suffering cardiac issues, she was stabilised by medics before being flown to Waikato Hospital in a moderate condition.
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