Rescue Crew Celebration


Celebrating the Air Rescue Crew and Air Rescue Ambassadors The Trust recently hosted a breakfast, to celebrate the festive season but also to thank the Rescue Crew and Ambassadors for their support throughout the year. Air Rescue patients, Josie and Andrew were awarded with certificates of appreciation for their tremendous support and willingness to tell […]

ROA Mining Helicopter Launch Event

West Coast Crew and Hernans finger

New BK-117 on the West Coast! Greymouth put on a superb day to celebrate the ROA Mining Rescue launch of the new BK-117 helicopter, at the Greymouth Air Rescue Hangar on 3 December. In her speech Christine Prince, Chief Executive of the Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust, expressed her excitement over the long-awaited addition […]

Thank You Freemasons


Thank You Freemasons The Trust is grateful to Freemasons St Albans Lodge No 2597 for their recent gift to support Christchurch’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Senior Lodge members recently visited the GCH Aviation Air Centre, to present crew with a donation of $5,000 – which will support a capital project. Pictured are (L-R) Ron Sutherland, […]

Road Accident Remembrance Day 2020


Road Accident Remembrance Day 2020 The Road Traffic Accident Trauma Charitable Trust hold an annual Road Accident Remembrance Day. This year it was on Sat 28th November in North Hagley Park, just next to Lake Victoria. The day is about acknowledging survivors and those who have tragically lost their lives, recognising and thanking those involved […]