On Saturday the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was tasked to go to Turangi for a local who was suffering from a serious medical event.
The crew transported a 77-year-old man who had suffered from a serious stroke.
The man was flown by the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter to Rotorua Hospital for medical treatment.
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