Mt Karioi rescue | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Mt Karioi rescue

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at approximately 5 pm to Mt Karioi, near Raglan, where a 49-year-old Whitianga man had injured himself while assisting a school camp group with setting up campsites in the bush.

The man was treated for a head injury and fractured collarbone by St John Paramedics and Fire Rescue staff before being stretcher carried a short distance to the helicopter. He was flown to Waikato Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

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