We provide a dedicated air rescue service 24/7 responding to over 450 annual callouts throughout the Nelson, Tasman & Marlborough region.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter service saves an average of 40 people per month. Surrounded by four National Parks a lot of our work is outdoor accidents or into isolated rural communities and hard to reach locations.
Established in 1991, we have saved 1,000s of lives throughout our region. We have been supported by our community through corporate sponsorship, local service groups, gaming machine grants, community grants and your donations.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter Trust administers a professional air rescue service throughout the Nelson, Tasman, Marlborough & Buller regions utilising a twin engine BK117 helicopter - responding to over 500 callouts per annum.
We are supported by highly trained crew, pilots and St John intensive care paramedics for the treatment and recovery of people needing urgent medical care and transportation.
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