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/)

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 […]

Chopper Appeal 2019

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Chopper Country- Accidents Happen Every Day  This Chopper Appeal we need your help to raise $205,000 so we can be there if things don’t go as planned. In 2018 the Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to nearly 300 accidents out of 650 total missions in the Canterbury and West Coast region. Accidents do happen every day, […]

Matt’s Rescue Story

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Rescue at the Christchurch Gondola Matt became a patient of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter in July last year. Matt is a quintessential Kiwi; he loves the outdoors and wants to challenge himself in everything he does. Unfortunately, when out paragliding at the Christchurch Gondola, a major accident occurred. One minute Matt was soaring free as […]

Latest Rescue Crew News 2019

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Latest Canterbury Crew News The Westpac Canterbury rescue crew have completed approximately 153 missions in 2019. January saw 43 completed missions for the crew, with 21 accident related missions and 17 medical related retrievals. Other mission types include inter-hospital transfers and search and rescue. These missions could also include the use of night vision goggles […]

West Coast Crew News

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NZZC West Coast Crew News Canterbury and the West Coast need your support this Chopper Appeal. The NZCC West Coast rescue crew have had a busy few months so far this year. The crew have attended over 70 missions in 2019, with mission numbers expected to increase as we head into the winter months. Members of […]

Selwyn Motor Fest 2018

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Selwyn Motor Fest The 2018 Selwyn Motor Fest was held on 25th November and what a day it was! The Canterbury community gathered for an event packed with hundreds of show vehicles, market stalls and food vendors, live entertainment and so much more. Even though the weather didn’t cooperate, around 260 vehicles still made it […]