Most Trusted Brand

New Zealand and Reader’s Digest have voted the Westpac Rescue Helicopter the Most Trusted Charity Brand for 2018. Reader’s Digests conducts this annual poll and the public’s vote of confidence is great to receive. Being voted the Most Trusted Charity Brand is very rewarding, especially as there are so many great charities in New Zealand. The […]

Special visit from Kosmo the Police dog!

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter airlifted Police Dog Kosmo to hospital after he was stabbed whilst on the job a couple of weeks ago. You may have seen this story on the news. Handler, Constable Turner, and Kosmo came into GCH Aviation Emergency AirCentre today to meet the crew who transferred him to the emergency 24 […]

A bike accident, bullrush & a bull…

A bike accident, bullrush and a bull. Jivarn first needed the Westpac Rescue Helicopter in August 2017 after breaking his leg in a biking accident. Months later, whilst playing bullrush he broke his leg again and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew Jivarn to Christchurch Hospital for the second time!  Jivarn is recovering well and decided […]