Rescue Crew Challenge 2019!

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Rescue Crew Challenge Raises $100,000! The Rescue Crew Challenge 2019 (RCC) got underway on Sunday 22nd September. 19 Canterbury businesses took on the challenge; forming teams of 4 to fundraise and compete in the RCC event. Over $100,000 was raised and the Trust cannot thank everyone enough for their fantastic teamwork and fundraising efforts. Willie […]

Community Fundraising

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Amazing Fundraising Events in the Community Supporting the Air Rescue Service   Timaru’s St Mary’s Church packed out for inaugural 100 Voices concert Another great community event in Timaru has raised $3000 for the Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust! The Midland Masonic Male Choir, the InHarmony Choir, Timaru District Choir, and Rhyth-Mix Singers came together […]

West Coast Mission Review August 2019

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NEW ZEALAND COAL & CARBON RESCUE HELICOPTER In what was the second busiest month of the year to date, the crew of Greymouth’s NZCC Rescue Helicopter responded to 25 EMS (Emergency Medical Service) callouts across the West Coast and beyond during August, clocking up almost 50 hours of flying time. About 40% of the jobs […]

Canterbury Mission Review August 2019

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WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER August 2019 has been the busiest month of the year so far for crews on Canterbury’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter, with 61 emergency callouts across the region for a range of trauma and medical incidents. August also marked a very special milestone for the service, with the introduction of a brand new H145 […]

AsureQuality Map Project

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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 https://www.airrescue.co.nz/asurequality/)

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 […]