A second chance at life

Chris knows he is bloody lucky to be alive. In March this year, Chris was the passenger in a vehicle being driven by an intoxicated driver – an error of judgement he regrets every day since the ill-fated evening. After…

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Hannah Blake

The Northland Rescue Helicopters are a phenomenal asset to the region – one with many hard to reach rural locations, gullies, natural bush areas and huge industries such as forestry and boating, that add to the need for this service….

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Anne McNamara

The golden hour saves Northland woman   A routine knee replacement operation turned into a scary ordeal for 71-year-old Anne McNamara who ended up gravely ill and in desperate need of an emergency flight from the Northland Rescue Choppers in…

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Kayla Morrison

A flight in hope Kayla Morrison was freaking out, but trying not to show it. She had woken up in pain and it was getting worse. Her neck was on fire and achy, and to move her shoulders or head…

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Running for your life – Nigel Baker

A week or two back, Nigel Baker finished the Kerikeri Half Marathon – a running event that last year nearly claimed his life after he stopped breathing merely a few kilometres from the finish line. November 2016 and Nigel was…

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