The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter - Providing professional, efficient, emergency air ambulance, search and rescue services

The Auckland based Westpac Rescue Helicopter is staffed full-time by a highly experienced flight crew consisting of pilots, paramedics and crewmen, and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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We rely on people like you to help us save lives. Sponsoring a rescue mission means you will contribute funds directly to a specific mission flown by one of our helicopters, potentially saving someone's life.

UPCOMING EVENTS

21 Nov 2017

Dominion Constructors Chopper Cup

Waitemata Harbour

Raising our sails in support of Auckland's Westpac Chopper. Auckland's original ...

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03 Nov 2017

Golf Day Fundraiser

Maungakiekie Golf Club

A great day out on course in support of the chopper. Golfers of all levels welco...

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25 Feb 2018

The Man O'War Summer Lunch

Waiheke Island

Waiheke's only tasting room on the beach provides a wonderful, idyllic setting t...

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Chest pain, body boarding accident land women on Code:1 season finale - NZ Herald

Two women from different sides of Auckland have shared a unique bond as the result of life-saving rescues by the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

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1200+

Missions Every Year

1.5 million

Community Members Supported

Thousands

Of Lives Saved