On Saturday 5 December the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Te Anga, a rural community located in the Waitomo District.
The on-duty crew arrived at the scene for a 63-year-old female who was suffering from a suspect stroke.
The patient was treated and transported to Waikato Hospital for definitive diagnostic care.
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