Woman rescued from Mt Tongariro | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Woman rescued from Mt Tongariro

In the morning the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Tongariro Crossing to aid a lady who had fallen on the uneven ground.

She was initially helped partway down the hill by a local guide before calling for assistance.

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was able to land near the scene and after an assessment, she was carried to the helicopter by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic and Crewmen.

Once onboard she was treated by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being transported to Rotorua Hospital for further assessment.

We here at the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter have a policy of keeping the media informed of our work. We do this as a service to the media and in an effort to raise our profile with the public to assist with our fundraising campaigns. Our service is only possible because of sponsor support and donations. We appreciate seeing our name in any stories utilising information supplied by us.

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