At around 3.45pm on Sunday, the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whakapapa to a status 3 female in her 30s.
The woman was snowboarding and fell forward landing on her left arm, shattering her elbow. She was transported to Wellington Hospital for further treatment.
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