Kōrero: Lifesaving and surfing

Helicopter rescue

Helicopter rescue

The use of helicopters to rescue swimmers dates back to 1970, when a service was established in Auckland. Now the Westpac Rescue Helicopter in Auckland, like those elsewhere, responds to a wide range of medical emergencies and accidents, including surf rescue.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Lifesaving and surfing - Surf lifesaving today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7366/helicopter-rescue (accessed 3 October 2023)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006