FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How do I donate to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter?
A. All the information can be found on our support section here.
Q. How many missions does the Auckland based rescue helicopter fly each year?
A. Approximately 550 missions each year.
Q. What hours does the rescue helicopter operate?
A. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Q. What kind of helicopter is the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter?
A. The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust owns and operates two BK 117-850D2's on behalf of the greater Auckland community.
Q. If I get picked up by the rescue helicopter will I get charged?
A. No – the rescue helicopter service is free of charge to those rescued.
Q. Where is the helicopter based?
A. The helicopter is based at 3 Solent St, Mechanics Bay, Auckland (by the Ports of Auckland).
Q. Can I visit the helicopter at the Mechanics Bay base?
A. You can organise a time to visit the helicopter and crew by emailing us or phoning (09) 950 7205. You will need to read and sign the ARHT safety form about the safety requirements of base visits before visiting.
Q. Does it cost to visit the base?
A. No - the visit is free although some people like to make a donation or purchase some merchandise when they visit the base.
Q. How many helicopters does the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust have?
A. There are two helicopters that service the greater Auckland region.
Q. We’re holding a charity event and want Westpac Rescue helicopter to be the recipient. Can I get copies of the logos and
A. Thanks for thinking of us. Please phone Kerrie on (09) 950 7209 for more information.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 April 2012 09:05|
Make A Donation
- Microsoft Continue Fantastic Support
- Rugby greats go bush for charity challenge
- Rescue helicopter workers receive top award
- New CEO for Auckland's rescue chopper
- Helicopter crash on Auckland waterfront
- New CEO for ARHT
- Baby among Injured
- Woman hurt falling at cove
- Flash explosion on pylon burns two workers, cuts power
- Family’s near-fatal birthday adventure