Risking their lives for those in distress, the Code 1 helicopter crew, paramedics and emergency doctors are often the difference between life and death.
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New Season: Code: 1 Follows the human stories of life and death, profiling the dangerous but life-saving work of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew and its paramedics during a busy Auckland summer.
Follows the human stories of life and death, profiling the dangerous but life-saving work of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew and its paramedics during a busy Auckland summer.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter team is called to a remote farm where a man was thrown from his horse; and paramedics to try to stem the blood of a teen with lacerated arteries.
A summer's day ends in nightmare for a teenager paralysed after diving into the water; the Westpac chopper rushes to a status two MVA; and a teen's medical conditions require immediate evacuation.
The Code:1 crew rush to a fisherman hit by a yacht and knocked into the water unconscious; a teen collapses with seizures after diving into a pool; and a man suffers severe burns from using fireworks.
It's a race against time for the chopper crew called to a status 2 car crash; and a woman is airlifted out of Woodhill Forest after a mountain biking accident!
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter team perform life-saving surgery on a moto X rider, a rodeo rider thrown from a bull needs urgent medical attention and a teenager suffers a neck injury.
An epileptic suffers a series of severe seizures, making his flight to hospital perilous; and the chopper crew is called to a farmer whose 1.5 tonne tractor rolled on top of him.
A quad bike rider has suspected paralysis, a young girl is injured falling from a rope swing and the Westpac Chopper crew are called to rural Waikato where a motorcyclist has been seriously injured.
Season Final: A fall from a ladder leaves a woman with multiple fractures, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew treat a moto-cross racer, and a professional wakeboarder's leg is gouged and broken.