Brian Jacobsen says if it wasn't for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter, he would be dead.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has rescued a man who sustained a leg injury on a building site in Golden Bay on Friday evening.
Ten-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after suffering head and facial injuries on Sunday.
A daily service between Wairau and Nelson will reduce the number of helicopter transfers.
The height of summer is always a busy time for the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter team and this season is proving no different.
A tramper and a mountain biker have been rescued by helicopter, in a busy month for emergency services.
Rescue helicopter staff and emergency services responded to a raft of weekend call-outs.
The Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter had a busy day on January 1, with three callouts that came almost back-to-back.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has started its busy summer season, rescuing people in medical emergencies.
Two separate outdoor incidents yesterday saw the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter called out to take patients to Nelson Hospital.
A $20,000 piece of technology has been gifted to the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter to help improve search and communication capabilities.