The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a rural property west of Taihape on Tuesday 29 November. The patient, a man in his 60’s was located in a remote area on the property with a medical emergency.
He was stabilised by St John paramedics before being airlifted to Whanganui Hospital in a stable condition.
Later in the afternoon, the rescue helicopter was sent to Te Horo for a man in his 70’s with a medical emergency.
He was stabilised by St John Paramedics before being airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital.