On Tuesday the TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Pukehina beach for a male who had a non-fatal-drowning.
The patient was treated at the scene by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic and taken to Tauranga Hospital by ambulance.
Later the crew were tasked to Waihau Bay for a 7-year-old boy who had an allergic reaction to a bee sting. He was airlifted to hospital.
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