Responding to Te Araroa for a trauma, the Trust Tairāwhiti Eastland Rescue Helicopter faced poor weather at the top of the East Cape so landed in TikiTiki, from where the local Fire and Emergency New Zealand volunteer crew gave our Critical Care Flight Paramedic a ride to the scene. Ruatoria St John ambulance were already on site and handed over care of the patient, who was then transported back to the helicopter in Tikitiki before being flown to Gisborne Hospital in a stable condition.