On Saturday 3:30pm, the TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Kinloch, near Taupo. A 55-year-old male participating in a motorbike event was suffering from a serious heart condition and required immediate medical attention.
He was treated by the road paramedics and the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic before being flown to Waikato Hospital.
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