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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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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