Just before midday, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Taupo Hospital for an inter-hospital transfer.
The crew landed at Taupo Hospital to pick up a seriously ill 48-year-old female. The woman was then transported to Rotorua Hospital for further medical treatment.
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