The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 5.30 pm on Sunday 5 November, for an emergency transfer from Tauranga Hospital.
A 75-year-old male suffering a serious medical condition, requiring a rapid response flight to Waikato Hospital.
The following morning, the rescue helicopter was dispatched at 3 am to Te Kaha for another emergency transfer. A 27-year-old male required urgent medical treatment and was flown to Tauranga Hospital. The flight was undertaken with the use of Night Vision Goggles.