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Manaia local airlifted to Waikato

Manaia local airlifted to Waikato

Posted May 26, 2020
Emergency Services

At 6pm on Saturday evening the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Coromandel township of Manaia where an elderly woman had sustained injuries as a result of a fall.

Initially treated by local St John Ambulance crew the rescue helicopter was called to assist with the woman’s care and provide transport to the hospital from a remote location.

The 80-year-old woman was airlifted to Waikato Hospital for further medical treatment.

Photo credit: Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter