Two medical emergencies sparked callouts for the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter overnight.
The Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 5.30pm for an emergency transfer from Tauranga Hospital.
“A 75-year-old male suffering a serious medical condition, requiring a rapid response flight to Waikato Hospital," says a spokesperson for the rescue chopper.
“The following morning, the rescue helicopter was dispatched at 3am to Te Kaha for another emergency transfer.
“A 27-year-old male required urgent medical treatment and was flown to Tauranga Hospital. The flight was undertaken with the use of Night Vision Goggles.”