On Wednesday afternoon, shortly after 2pm the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Iwikau Medical Centre at Whakapapa Skifield.
A 16-year-old female was suffering an anaphylactic reaction. Onboard Intensive Care Paramedic Rob Keating treated the patient at the scene before airlifting her to Taumaranui Hospital for further assessment.
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