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Woman injured in forest fall

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Kahuterwawa Forest, located just out of Palmerston North yesterday afternoon at approximately 1.00pm.

A woman in her 70’s was injured in a fall, while she was walking in the hills. Due to the remote location, the rescue helicopter was called and landed at a nearby forest clearing.

The patient was stabilised by the on-board St John paramedic before being airlifted to the Palmerston North Hospital.


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