Winter into Summer

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Thank you to everyone who donated to our Winter Appeal, Rescue Ready. The funds raised are being put directly in to the providing the vital training needed to prepare the crew for any emergency. As we move in to summer, we all really look forward to some holiday time and most of us do get […]

Sheffield School Base Visit

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Sheffield school came to visit us at the base Friday 14th of September. Kent Wilson, one our highly experienced Rescue Pilots, gave the students a tour of the base and helped them to learn a little bit more about what we do at the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. The students sat in a big circle around […]

Rescue Ready

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“An emergency call comes through. The Christchurch Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew are dispatched to a serious accident on a fishing boat off the coast of Westport. Rescue Pilot Kent briefs his colleague Regan; an offshore mission requires 2 Pilots for safety. While the clinical crew, Mike and Kath prepare, Kent studies the weather forecast, working […]