Tramper airlifted from Tararua Ranges | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Tramper airlifted from Tararua Ranges

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched the Waitewaewae Hut in the Tararua Ranges on Thursday 16 February, at around 2pm ,for a man in his 20’s who became ill while tramping. A member of his tramping party walked out in the morning and alerted emergency services.

He was airlifted to Palmerston North in a stable condition. The helicopter was dispatched due to the remote location.

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