Meet our Amazing Engineers!


In this issue of the newsletter, we wanted to highlight our amazing team of engineers. Featured in the photo above are engineers Hugo Wilding and Mike Battersby who along with many others, keep our aircraft operating to the highest standards. The engineering crew work tirelessly behind the scenes to service the rescue helicopter and keep […]

Community Support


The Trust was delighted to host 2 groups to the base recently: Charles Upham Men’s Club Thank you to the Charles Upham Men’s Club who visited the GCH base recently. You can read an excerpt from their newsletter about their experience at the base below; “Our Men’s Club was enthralled by helicopters and stories of […]

Winter is here for Canterbury Crew


Winter is upon us and the Canterbury crew have been busy. The crew attended several missions in Twizel in May, including rescuing a hiker who had fallen and sustained a kidney injury. Another Twizel located mission included a medical transfer for a patient suffering severe abdominal pain. Other May mission locations included; Lake Ellesmere, Banks […]

West Coast Crew approach busy season


Our Greymouth based crew have also had a busy start to the Winter season. Over the Queens Birthday weekend the NZCC West Coast Rescue Helicopter Crew flew 4 missions. The air rescue service responded to motor vehicle accident on Arnold Valley Road, two inter hospital transfers for patients suffering cardiac and stroke events, and an […]

Rescue Crew Challenge 2.0


We have a new date for the Rescue Crew Challenge 2.0 It wasn’t an easy decision to postpone the Rescue Crew Challenge in March this year, but one that we felt was necessary to allow our people to focus their efforts on supporting the community. Now we are ready to jump back into action… we […]