AsureQuality Map Project


AsureQuality Map Project We have joined forces with the rural community again in 2019 to help keep Chopper County safe when things don’t go as planned. Farmholders should return property maps by September 30th. FIND OUT MORE (Link to

West Coast Missions

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NZCC West Coast Dual Mission Report: On the 9th August the NZCC Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Round Hill Ski Field near Lake Tekapo, for an injured snowboarder. One moderately injured patient was transported through to Christchurch Hospital for further care. Upon leaving Christchurch, the West Coast crew were dispatched again to retrieve a patient […]

Help get us off the ground

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The new H145 Rescue Helicopter ready for service Raising the bar in emergency air response in New Zealand, the arrival of the new H145 Westpac Rescue Helicopter means improved performance and patient care. Right now we need your help to us get off the ground. We need to raise $205,000 to cover mission costs for […]

H145 and BK117 Helicopter Specifications


H145 and BK117 Rescue Helicopters The primary Westpac Rescue Helicopter based in Christchurch is an Airbus H145. This is a new helicopter, added to the service in August 2019, and is the first of its type on emergency medical service operation, in New Zealand. Advanced avionics and autopilot features, plus a more spacious cabin area […]

New H145 Rescue Helicopter Launch

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New Rescue Helicopter unveiled at Christchurch Rescue Base In August of 2019 two new air ambulance helicopters were launched for the South Island air rescue service; it is the first time these highly-specified helicopters have been used in New Zealand for emergency medical purposes. New Zealand’s Health Minister Hon Dr David Clark unveiled the new […]