Nelson Rescue Helicopter

Call to support rescue 'miracles' video

Brian Jacobsen with Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter crew member Hamish Pirie. Jacobsen says he owes his life to the rescue helicopter and it's crew as does other members of his extended family that have used the service.

Brian Jacobsen says if it wasn't for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter, he would be dead.

Busy day for Rescue Helicopter

A rescue helicopter made two trips to Golden Bay overnight

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has rescued a man who sustained a leg injury on a building site in Golden Bay on Friday evening.

Mountainbiker airlifted to hospital

A paramedic was winched from the
Nelson Marlborough Rescue
Helicopter to the scene of a
mountainbike accident in Kaiteriteri.

Ten-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after suffering head and facial injuries on Sunday.

Plan to link hospitals

Fewer patients will be transferred by helicopter between Wairau Hospital, in Blenheim, and Nelson Hospital with the
introduction of a scheduled ambulance service run by St John.

A daily service between Wairau and Nelson will reduce the number of helicopter transfers.

Callouts sky-high in summer video

Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter

The height of summer is always a busy time for the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter team and this season is proving no different.

Two air rescues over night

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter had a straightforward rescue after a tramper and his son activated an emergency beacon.

A tramper and a mountain biker have been rescued by helicopter, in a busy month for emergency services.

Busy new year for emergency services

Rescue helicopter staff and emergency services responded to a raft of weekend call-outs.

Rescue helicopter busy

The Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter had a busy day on January 1, with three callouts that came almost back-to-back.

Rescue chopper demand begins

A 17-year-old mountain biker who was injured in a fall from his bike at the Kaiteriteri
mountain bike park yesterday was flown to Nelson Hospital for treatment.

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has started its busy summer season, rescuing people in medical emergencies.

Busy day for rescue helicopter

Two separate outdoor incidents yesterday saw the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter called out to take patients to Nelson Hospital.

Rescue chopper gifted gadget

founder John
Wyllie, left,
and Nelson
crewman Paul
Bryant with
latest piece of

A $20,000 piece of technology has been gifted to the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter to help improve search and communication capabilities.

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