CARRYING MORE THAN 20,000 PASSENGERS TO DATE

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NORTHLAND RESCUE HELICOPTERS 

WE’VE BEEN CARING FOR NORTHLAND FOR 30 YEARS 

In that time we’ve carried over 20,000 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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  • 11 Nov 2018
  • 10:00AM

Caring for Northland

Kensington Park, Whangarei

Kia Whakaorahia ana nga hāpori o Te Taitokerau Making Northland Communities Safer Caring for Northland Summer Safety Day   Caring for Northland is an annual summer safety day for kids and families from 10am until 1pm in Kensington Park. Watch…

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Rhys McLachlan

As one of the newest pilots on the roster at Northland Emergency Services Trust’s (NEST) hangar in Western Hills Drive, Rhys McLachlan has taken a long career in flying and created something even more satisfying than his passion for being…

Louie Pugh

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Carol Thompson

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