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…

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Louie Pugh

Now a rambunctious and fun two-year-old, little Louie Pugh has no idea how close he came to choking to death only months ago. Back in March of this year, his mum Amy was in the kitchen making dinner for the…

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Carol Thompson

Carol Thompson couldn’t shake her indigestion – despite taking a remedy and waiting for the discomfort to subside. She has woken up with the pain and knew if she waited it out, it should go away. The pain kept on…

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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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