RESCUE HELICOPTER EVENTS
Join the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Crew and other local Emergency Services for an action-packed day of activities & skills demonstrations at the NEW GCH Aviation Emergency Air Centre.
Gold coin entry with FREE parking on-site.
•Fire & Emergency NZ
•NZ Flying Doctor Service
•Alpine Cliff Rescue Team
•Sumner Life Boat
•Scenic Flights for $70 p/p
Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for more info!
Selwyn Motor Fest
Fun family day out with cars, trucks, motorcycles and farm vehicles. With lots of things for the whole family to see and do!
Proceeds will be donated to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. So come along and help save lives in your community.
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Hundred Jump Project
The Hundred Jump Project; the brainchild of local skydiving enthusiast Steve Gregor. Steve wants to set a New Zealand record and to raise money for the Canterbury Westpac Rescue Helicopter by completing 100+ skydives in one day.
“I wanted to take an idea that seemed impossible, and then not only make it a reality but do it to raise money for a worthwhile cause. The Hundred Jump Project is that idea, and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter is that cause," says Steve.
There will be 2 planes, 3 pilots, 6 parachutes, 30+ ground crew. In addition to 1 jumper and 15 hours of daylight to complete the ultimate skydiving marathon.
Rescue Crew Challenge
The Rescue Crew Challenge is an action-packed event for your crew, that will test your teamwork, fitness, and problem-solving abilities. The Challenge is designed by the rescue crew themselves to reflect the everyday challenges they face on the job.
The biggest part of this challenge is saving a life.
Can you and your crew raise $5,000 to save a life? Here’s what you need to do
1. Get your crew together.
Crews are made up of 4 team members of any age and fitness level.
2. Start fundraising.
There are no limits; go out to your networks, friends and family to ask for support.
3. Challenge day.
A day event where you will go head to head with other crews to test fitness, teamwork, and problem-solving abilities. Your fundraising will affect various aspects of the challenge day - so keep up the fundraising efforts!