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Christchurch Hospital Helipad

Helipad Celebrations at Hagley Park The Trust celebrated the Christchurch Hospital helipad launch alongside the Maia Health Foundation and the Canterbury community earlier this month. The Maia Health Foundation hosted an amazing event celebrating all those involved with the Christchurch Hospital helipad project. The Maia Health Foundation began fundraising for the helipad in early 2018 […]

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Instrument Flight Rules (IFR)

IFR IFR will be a significant development for the Rescue Helicopter Service in Canterbury and will essentially allow the Rescue Helicopter and crew to operate in more compromised weather conditions. Currently, due to specific weather patterns around the Canterbury region, we are unable to respond to some emergency call outs, it is estimated this figure […]

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Midland District Freemasons Support

Midland Masonic Choir Event I attended the Midland Masonic Choir Charity concert on Sat 9th November – what a fantastic evening. The masonic choir entertained us with some true classics which were interspersed with some of the winners of the Masonic Music Scholarships from schools in the area. There are some very talented young musicians […]

Willie McBride Raffle Check Presentation OCT2019

West Coast Community Support

Willie McBride and Katrina Henderson fundraise for the Rescue Helicopter 15 year old aspiring pilot, Willie McBride has been tremendously successful in his recent fundraising efforts for the Trust. Similarly, Katrina Henderson has fundraised for the Trust for several years on the West Coast. Willie has been a strong supporter of the Canterbury West Coast […]

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Instrument Flight Rules (IFR)

IFR   IFR will be a significant development for the Rescue Helicopter Service in Canterbury and will essentially allow the Rescue Helicopter and crew to operate in more compromised weather conditions. Currently, due to specific weather patterns around the Canterbury region, we are unable to respond to some emergency call outs, it is estimated this figure […]