Business and Operational Partnerships
The New Zealand Flying Doctor Trust has a distinct advantage in forming a partnership with one of New Zealand's most professional organisations in the air rescue and air ambulance field.
Garden City Helicopters Ltd
Garden City Helicopters has been in operation since 1983 and for the past 20 years has provided the machines, both rotary and fixed-wing, and crew for air rescue and air ambulance operations. The company is well resourced and owns and operates a fleet of helicopters and fixed-wing air ambulances. The company has invested over $15 million in specialised air ambulance aircraft.
Facilities include modern hangars in Canterbury, Greymouth and Nelson housing maintenance workshops, training and briefing rooms and secure storage for specialised medical and rescue equipment. On-site facilities include re-fuelling, night operation lighting and the latest communication equipment for 24 hour, 7 day week coverage.
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