Every week, the Taranaki Air Ambulance makes, an average of 7 flights carrying patients to life-changing or life-saving medical care not available in Taranaki. The Taranaki Air Ambulance Trust manages this essential service.
In 12 months, the Taranaki Air Ambulance transports an average of 360 patients for urgent medical care that is simply not available in our region. The support of local people and businesses keeps this vital asset ready to take-off for life changing and lifesaving flights for the people of our community.
Close collaboration between the Taranaki District Health Board, St John, flight nurses, pilots and staff keep the service in constant readiness to transport patients.