We provide a FREE 24 hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, air ambulance and air rescue service within our region
If a patient can have access to the specialist care they need within one hour of the onset of illness or injury their chances of making a complete recovery increase by up to 80% - this is referred to as “the golden hour”.
We have been operating for over 20 years and have saved thousands of lives in our community.
Thank you so much for your support - as we are only 30% government funded we rely on community support to continue providing this life-saving service.
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Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust is the fundraising organisation that enables 24 hour rescue helicopter services in the Canterbury and West Coast regions. We rely on community donations to ensure that this life-saving service continues.
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