Welcoming to the team…


We are very excited to welcome on two new members of the team, Rose-Marie Schiavuzzi and Kendall Green. Rose-Marie has come on board as our Development Manager and Kendall as a Marketing and Fundraising Executive.  Rose-Marie has worked in Corporate Sponsorship for many years both here in New Zealand and Australia. Her roles have focused on […]

Rescue Crew Update


No matter the weather, no matter the time, the rescue crew are always ready. Staying rescue ready is a theme the crew focuses heavily on.  Always being prepared to fly out to help people in need at a moments notice is the top priority. September has been no different for the crew, and the transition […]

Business Support Crew Event


Last month we hosted a Business Support Crew Event, held at the GCH Aviation Air Emergency Centre. We welcomed over 120 guests and enjoyed presentations from Trust CEO, Christine Prince, Bryce Williamson (a patient), and the crew. Patients, their families and close friends were invited to come and meet the generous Business Support Crew. We are […]

Westpac Champion Business Awards

Westpac Awards

The Trust was very proud to be a finalist at this year’s Westpac Champion Business Awards. The Business Awards celebrate excellence, innovation, and success of businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the Canterbury region. The Trust was fortunate enough to be a finalist in the “Champion Community Impact Award – Medium/Large Scale Enterprise” category. Although we […]

Sheffield School Base Visit

Kent showing kids helmet

Sheffield school came to visit us at the base Friday 14th of September. Kent Wilson, one our highly experienced Rescue Pilots, gave the students a tour of the base and helped them to learn a little bit more about what we do at the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. The students sat in a big circle around […]

Open Day 2.0

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Open Day excitement is starting to build! If you haven’t heard already, our Air Rescue and Emergency Services Open Day is gearing up to be a huge event next month. On Sunday 28th October we invite you to join the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Crew and other local Emergency Services for an action-packed day! We have […]