Winter into Summer


Thank you to everyone who donated to our Winter Appeal, Rescue Ready. The funds raised are being put directly in to the providing the vital training needed to prepare the crew for any emergency. As we move in to summer, we all really look forward to some holiday time and most of us do get […]

Road Accident Remembrance Day


The Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust is proud to support the Road Traffic Accident Trauma Charitable Trust The Road Traffic Accident Trust is holding a remembrance day on Saturday 3rd November that we are proud to support. Open to the general public, the day focuses on acknowledging all aspects of road traffic incidents. Canterbury West […]

Crew Update


October Update The rescue crew have been busy as ever in October. With the summer weather starting to arrive, the missions have been on the increase. The labour day long weekend saw 13 missions over the 3 day break. Motor vehicle accidents have been on the rise with 21 serious MVA’s involving multiple patients. We […]

Open Day is on this Sunday!

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Open Day 2.0 is just a few days away! Get excited! Our Air Rescue and Emergency Services Open Day is gearing up to be a huge event this weekend. On Sunday 28th October, we invite you to join the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Crew and other local Emergency Services for an action-packed day! A unique opportunity […]