Paeroa man found unconscious

The Tauranga based rescue helicopter was called to Paeroa. Photo: Supplied.

An 85 year old Paeroa man found unconscious I his house was flown to Waikato hospital by the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter late Friday afternoon.

The man appeared to have suffered a serious medical event, says pilot Liam Brettkelly. He was stabilised by St John ambulance staff before being flown to Waikato hospital critical condition. The rescue helicopter was called at 4pm.

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Posted on 10-06-2017 16:20 | By old trucker

Well done Liam and team, anytime night or day all weathers you are there,AWESOME job,hope the old guy is ok, and if not for you people he might not have made it, this is a emotional thing to me, we all go there and never know when we may need yous, so again well done, and Sunlive is AWESOME for bringing us news LIKE this,Thankyou, 10-4 out,