The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Raglan at 9.15am Wednesday morning.
The crew was tasked to assist a local man suffering from a severe medical condition.
The male was assessed by onboard Intensive Care Paramedic (ICP) before being airlifted to Waikato Hospital in serious condition.
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