18th September

7.30 - We responded to Ruatoria Medical Centre.  Once there we uplifted a 26 year old female suffering a medical event.  She was flown to Gisborne ED for treatment.

14th September 

22.00 - Our Rescue Helicopter responded to Te Puia Springs Hospital.  We uplifted a 55 year old female with a medical issue.  She was flown to Gisborne Hospital in a stable condition.

12th September 

11.30 - Our Rescure Helicopter responded to Mahia for a 67 year old male with a medical event.  He was transported to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.

10th September 

8.30 - We responded to Mahia to a 67 year old male.  He was suffering from a heart condition. He was stabilised on scene by St John Intensive care paramedics before being flown to Gisborne hospital in a stable condition.

9th September 

12.00 - We responded to a rural property just out of Ruatoria to a 67 year old male that had suffered a substantial medical event.  He lay undiscovered for two days before the alarm was rasied.  He was flown to Gisborne ED in a serious conition.

17.00 - Flew to Ruatoria to uplift a 3 year old infant with a medical issue.  The child and mother were flown to Gisborne Hospital for assessment.

3rd September 2018

3.50 - we flew to Tolaga Bay Medical Centre.  Once there we uplifed a 63 female haveing a medical event.  She was flown to Gisborne ED in a stable condition.

28th August 2018

15.35 - Eastland Helicopter Rescue, responed to Te Araroa to a 68 year old male suffering a medical event.  He was flown to Gisborne Hospital for asessment.

26th August 2018

13.30 - Flew to a mountain bike event at Motu Village.  Attended to and transported 2 patients to Gisborne Hospital.  One with a shoulder injury and one suffering a medical event.

23rd August 2018

10.20 - We responded to Te Puia Hospital.  Once there we transfer a male patient with a medical conition to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment20th August 2018

10.00 - We responded to Te Puia Hosptial to transfer a male patient suffering a medical condition to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.

19th August 2018

18.00 - We responded to Te Puia Hospital.  Once there we transferred a male patient with a chest infection to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.

1st August 2018

16.30 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Puia Springs Hospital.  The mission was for a 5 month old infant with a medical complaint.  The child and mother were flown to Gisborne Hospital for treatment.

25th July 2018

13.45 - Our team flew on a mission today.  We flew to Te Puia Springs Hospital at 13.45.  Once there we uplifted a 53 year old female suffering a medical event.  She was flown to Hastings Hospital in a stable condition.

21st July 2018

12.15pm - Our ECT Rescue Helicopter flew on mission.  The Mission was to a farm house near Tikitiki, where a 21 year old female sustained back injuries from falling out of a tree.  She was transported to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.

12th July 2018

11:00 - Our ECT Rescue Helicopter few to Te Puia Springs Hospital today.  Once there we uplifted a 78 year old male.  He was flown to Gisborne Holpital with a medical condition.

29th June 2018

12:00 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter was requested by the Rescue Co-Ordination Centre to uplife a 23 year old French National.  He had become bluffed in the Motu River Valley.  He was fit and well just unable to move up or down the river. He was flowen to Gisborne and was able to continue on his journeys around New Zealand.

15th June 2018

09:30 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter Flew to Ruatoria to uplift a 59 year old Female suffering a medical condition.  She was flown to Gisborne Hospital for treatment.

14:19 - ECT Rescue Helicopter also responded to Hicks Bay to uplift a 68 year old female with a medical condition.  She was flown to Gisborne Hospital for Medical treatment.

16:40 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Puia Springs.  They uplifted a 42 year old female suffering a medical condition.  She was flowen to Gisborne Hospital where she received medical treatment.

22nd May 2018

10:30 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter respoded to the Te Araroa Medical Centre.  They attended an injury from a rugby game.  The patient was a 16 year old female with head and neck pain from the rugby game.  She was transported to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.

7th May 2018

14:35 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Puia Springs Hospital.  They uplifted a 60 year old Female with a medical condition.  She was flown to Gisborne Hospital in a stable condition.

6th May 2018

Our ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Hicks Bay to attend to a 77 year old male.  He was suffering from a medical condition.  The 77 year old male was then flown to Gisborne Hospital Emergency Department for assessment.

5th May 2018

ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to an incident at Patemata Road in Tologa Bay.  A 78 year old male had driven off the road and rested up against a power pole.  It soon became clear that the man had suffered a medical event resulting in the vehicle leaving the road.  He was flown to Gisborne Hospital in a serious condition.

4th May 2018

Our Eastland Rescue Helicopter flew to Hicks Bay to uplift a 53 year old female suffering a medical event.  She was flowen to Gisborne Hospital.

We also flew to Wairoa and transported a 75 year old male to Hawkes Bay Hospital with a suspected hip fracture.

3rd May 2018

13.30 - ECT Rescue Helicopter was called Te Puia Springs Hospital to uplift a 31 year old female.  She required transport to Gisborne Hospital to assist with a medical condition.  She arrived at Gisborne Hospital in a stable condition.

26th May 2018

15:00 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to a farm in the Waiata Valley.  We assist with a 61 year old male farmer.  The man had been out mustering sheep for shearing when he fell from his horse.  This left him with a serious fracture to his leg.  He was found 8:00 hours after the incident happened and the emergency services were activated.  The terrain was uneven and the helicopter was unable to land.  However the male was assisted into the helicopter by St John Paraedics and a shearer whilst in a partial hover.  The rescue was technical but this is the type of opteration that the helicopter crew train for on a regular basis.  Once the male was at the hospital and he was in a stable conditon it was suggested the man invest in a rescue beacon which would have seen him recovered way earlier in the day.

25th May 02018

ECT Rescue Helicopter Flew to Te Puia Springs Hospital.  Once there they transported a 74 year old suffering a medical event.  He was flowen to Gisborne Emengercy Department for assessment.

24th May 2018

16:00 - ECT Rescue Helicopter had a mission to Ruatoria.  The mission was to uplift a 70 year old female suffering a medical event.  She was flown to Gisborne Emergercy Department for assessment.

22nd May 2018

10:21 - ECT rescue Helicopter flew to Te Araroa.  They uplifited a 16 year old female that had taken a fall and was suffering a head and neck injury.  She was transported to Gisborne Emergercy Department.

20th May 2018

09:26 - ECT rescue Helicopter flew to Tiki Tiki.  The mission was to uplift a 83 year old female that had collapsed at home.  She was taken to Gisborne Hospital.

19th May 2018

At 10:28 the ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a request to fly to Te Araroa tp uplift a 63 year old male.  He was suffering a fracture to his shoulder and was taken to Gisborne Hospital for further medical attention.

18th May 2018

17:00 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter was requested to go to Te Puia Hospital.  We uplifted a 21 day old infant with a medical condition

05:50 - We also flew to a logging site at Tauwhaparae.  One there we uplifited a 34 year old male with a dislocated knee.

7th May 2018

14:35 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Puia Hospital, We uplifited a year old female who was suffering abdominal pain.

4th May 2018

10:00 - ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a requested to fly to Wairoa.  Once there we uplifted a 60 year old male who had a fracture to his femur.  He was transported to Gisborne Emergency Department.

15:00 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Hicks Bay.  The mission was for a 53 year old female who was suffering a stroke.

5th May 2018

09:50 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Tologa Bay.  The assisted a 78 year old make who was suffering fainting issues and was taken to Gisborne Emergency Department for treatment.

6th May 2018

09:00 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Hicks Bay.  We uplifted a 77 year old male that was suffering abdi pain and was taken to Gisborne Hospital.

3rd May 2018

13:29 - ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a request to Te Puia Hospital where a 40 year old female was suffering pre birth complications.  She was taken to Gisborne Emergency Department for treatment.

2nd May 2018

13:30 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Ruatoria.  We uplifted a 49 year male who was suffering chest pain.

26th April 2018

15:17 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Waimata.  We uplifited a 61 year old male who was suffering a ankle fracture after a fall from a horse.  

25th April 2018

18:27 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Puia.  Where we uplifited a 74 year old female with chest pain.  She was taken to Gisborne Emergency Department.

24th April 2018

09:45 - ECT Rescue Helicopter went on a mission to Ruatoria to uplift a 70 year old female who was suffering a stroke.

20th April 2018

21:17 - The Ect Rescue Helicopter  flew to Tiki Tiki.  We uplifted a 57 year old male.  He had a back injury following a motor vehicle accident.

21th April 2018

20:00 - ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a incident in Nuhaka, we transported two females both with lacerations after a motor vehicle accident.

22nd April 2018

12:40 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Matawai.  We transported a 49 year old male with was suffering a dislocated shoulder after crashing his motorbike.

23rd April 2018

05:00 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter was requested to fly to Te Puia Hospital. We transported a 27 year old female who had appendix issues and she was taken to Gisborne Emergency Department.

23rd April 2018

10:15 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Wairoa, to an 86 year old with a medical condition.

19th April 2018

15:20 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Araroa, where a patient was suffering a medical event.  However we were stood down five minutes out as patient was a status 0.

09:15 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Ruatoria.  Where a 30 year old male was suffering hip, back and abdominal pain as a result of fall off a push bike.  He was transported to Gisborne Emergency Department.

18th April 2018

18:30 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew on a mission to Te Araroa.  We uplifited a 73 year old male suffering a medical event.  He was taken to Gisborne Emergency Department.

17th April 2018

11:32 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Whangara.  Where a 61 year old make was suffering hest injuries as a result of a quade bike.  He was transported to Gisborne Emergency Department for treatment.

16th April 2018

11:35 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Puia Hospital.  We transported a 55 year old female with and infection to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.

18:30 - We also flew to Lotten Point. Where there was a 78 year old male suffering a medical event.  

13th April 2018

10:00 - ECT Resuce Helicopter requested to a beacon serch in Ruatoria, however it turned out to be a false activation.

10th April 2018

06:54 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter was requested to fly to Te Puia Hospital to transport a 47 year old female to Gisborne Hospital with abdominal Pain.  

8th April 2018

21:15 - ECT Rescue Helicopter flew on a mission to Te Araroa.  Where a 65 year old male had hit a cow with his car.  He was taken to Gisborne Emergency Department for treatment.  

27th March 2018

11:55 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Araroa, the mission was to a 21 year old male.  He was suffering seizures and was taken to Gisborne Emergency Department.

14th March 

14:00 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter was requested to fly to Te Araroa. The Mission was for a 1 year old with abdominal pain.  They were taken to Gisborne Hospital for further treatment.

11th March 2018

14:00 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter was asked to fly to Ngatapa to transport a deceased to Gisborne Due to difficult terrain.

28 February 2018 14:00

The ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a request from Gisborne Hospital’s emergency department to fly an 18-year-old male to Waikato Hospital. The young man had been injured in a forestry accident earlier in the day and had sustained various injuries.

24th February 2018

12:00 ECT Rescue Helicopter requested to a mission to fly to Te Araroa.  We transported a victim suffering from a medical event and they were taken to Gidborne Hospital.

21st February 

15:35 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to Matawai.  Where a motor vehicle accident had happend.  Two patients where transported ti Gisborne Hospital with Multiple injuries.  

19th February 

17:30 - ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a requested to fly to Ruatoria.  The request was for a 39 year old diabetic.  She was taken to Gisborne Hospital.

17th February 2018

14:00 - The ECT Rescue Helicopter responded to a beacon serch at Matwhero for the Rescue Co-Ordination Centre.  It was found to be an inadvertent activation.

13th Februry 2018

At 19:28, The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Tolaga Bay.  They flew a 62 year old female to Gisborne Hospital that was suffering a medical condition

29 January 2018

At 9:15 the ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Te Puia springs to uplift a a 53-year-old female presenting with a medical event. She was flown to Gisborne Hospital for treatment. Then, at 17:20 it was tasked by the rescue co-ordination to fly to a vessel at the base of Young Nicks Head. Five people had been in a 5.5 metre vessel that took in water and flipped. All occupants were located and recovered from the rocks. They were all flown back to the Eastland Rescue Helicopter hanger and met by family member. They had set of an emergency beacon making locating them very easy,

19 January 2018

At 12:15, the ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to a remote location in the Waikura Valley to attend to a 30-year-old male who had taken a fall and received head injuries as a result. He was attended to by St John Intensive Care Paramedics before being loaded and flown to Gisborne Hospital.

13 January 2018

Our latest rescue saw the team head to Hick’s Bay on Saturday evening to deliver critical emergency care to a gentleman who’s vehicle had rolled 30m down a bank and into a river. It is understood that the male driver lost control of the car and left the road and went down a 30 meter bank landing in the water. Witnesses pulled the male form the vehicle and called emergency services for help. The helicopter landed at Potaka School and transported the patient to Gisborne Hospital. He had received multiple serious injuries as a result of the crash.

12 January 2018

Another rescue in what has been a busy week for our service. This time, the team was involved in a remote rescue on a farm out the back of Papatu Rd, where a stockman had come off his horse.

02 January 2018

The ECT Rescue Helicopter flew to Tolaga Bay to uplift a 26-year-old male suffering an asthma attack. He was flown to Gisborne Hospital in a serious condition. The chopper was then deployed immediately to Te Araroa to uplift an 86-year-old female with a medical condition. She was flown to Gisborne Hospital in a stable condition.

01 January 2018

An early morning call-out on New Year’s Day saw the ECT Rescue Helicopter dispatched at 2:05am to respond to a call at the Tokomaru Bay Tavern, where a 43-year-old female had fallen while walking back to her campsite after New Year celebrations. The combined effort of police, ambulance and rescue helicopter ensured the woman was transported quickly to hospital with suspected hip injuries.

Then, at 19:00 the ECT Rescue Helicopter returned to Te Puia Springs Hospital to uplift a 13-year-old male with a concerning medical condition. He was flown to Gisborne Hospital in a stable condition.