A child with a medical condition has been airlifted to hospital from Rahotu.
The Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter landed at Rahotu School, which is closed for the holidays, about 1pm.
A small crowd had gathered.
The child and her mother were taken to Taranaki Base Hospital.
Taranaki Rescue Helicopter calls over the last week:
Tuesday, 9am: Patient with a medical condition picked up from Maui A platform, taken to Taranaki Base Hospital.
Thursday, 11am: Accident victim flown from Kaponga to Taranaki Base Hospital.
Friday, 7:15pm: Motorcycle accident in Awakino Gorge. Patient treated at the scene and flown to Waikato Hospital.
Sunday, 5:50pm: Taranaki Community and Taupo Rescue helicopters dispatched to Taumarunui after vehicle hits parked car. Two people air- lifted to Waikato Hospital for treatment.
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