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THE GOLDEN HOUR 

Every second, every minute counts
but if we can get to patients within an hour of their emergency call
they have a far higher chance of survival.

CARRYING MORE THAN 19,000 PASSENGERS TO DATE

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NORTHLAND RESCUE HELICOPTERS 

WE’VE BEEN CARING FOR NORTHLAND FOR 29 YEARS 

In that time we’ve carried over 19,000 people to safety. Whether they’ve been locals, other Kiwis holidaying in the area or overseas visitors to our beautiful region – we answer the call for help when we’re needed.

WE OPERATE THANKS TO YOUR SUPPORT

We’re a non-profit registered charity, owned by the Northland community. We’re funded by local sponsors, individuals, families, businesses and organisations.

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  • 18 Sep 2016
  • 10:00AM

Caring for Northland

Kensington Park, Whangarei

Caring for Northland is an annual summer safety day for kids and families from 10am until 1pm in Kensington Park. Watch a person get rescued from a car using the jaws of life, see a demonstration of a winch rescue…

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New vehicles thanks to Mark Cromie Holden

The Northland Rescue Helicopter (NRH) has some solid ground support with Mark Cromie Holden supplying two new vehicles for the rescue service to use. A new Holden Colorado 4X4 ute and Holden Barina will be used by the on-duty pilots…

Gillian Archer

Dense bush, a cold day and a logistical challenge could not keep the local emergency services and the Northland Rescue Chopper cre