On Tuesday the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Hicks Bay for a woman in her 70s.
The woman had fallen from her wheelchair the day before and had received a fracture to her upper leg. She was airlifted to Whakatane Hospital for medical treatment.
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