Author Archives: sarah gumbley

Laura-Lee Tait

Laura-Lee Tait doesn’t remember being flown in a Northland Rescue Helicopter from Kaitaia to Whangarei Hospital. She also doesn’t remember the flight shortly after that, on her way to Auckland Hospital either. In fact, two whole weeks of her memory…

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Back from the brink

For the past four and a half years, Monique Bradley has spent every day being reminded she is lucky to be alive. Nearly five years ago the carefree teenager was riding a horse on the beach at Whananaki South with…

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Advance Build Auction

The Advance Build auction at the Northland Field Days for the Oasis 2 home was a great success and raised $15,000 for the Northland Rescue Helicopter! A very special thank you to the purchasers and of course Advance Build who…

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Michael Mead’s story

If it weren’t for the Northland Rescue Choppers and a surgeon who thought it was worth a shot, Whangarei man Michael Mead would have his hand amputated following a horrific workplace accident. Five years ago, the then 27-year-old was working…

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More help for Northland Rescue Helicopter

A Hamilton company has thrown its weight behind the Northland Rescue Helicopter service’s annual fundraising appeal. Mac Ute Accessories has announced it will donate 5% from every heavy duty hardlid they sell to customers from Waiwera to Cape Reinga until…

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