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Rescue Helicopter & Emergency Services Open Day

Sunday 29th April 2018

This is a fun filled family day not to be missed!!

Come and meet your air rescue crew and see the helicopter in action with a full winching demonstration at 12.00pm and children’s dress up competition at 1.00pm. . If you have children or grandchildren under 10 years old, make it a project for the school holidays and get creative with your outfits. Five lucky children will win a scenic helicopter flight and there will be spot prizes!

Exhibitors will include:

Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter
St John Ambulance
Search & Rescue Team
Civil Defence
Nelson Community Patrol
Nelson Surf Lifesaving Club
New Zealand Police
Red Cross
NZ Fire Service Command Unit and 'Jaws of Life'
Airport Rescue Fire Service
Kids Activity Area
Bouncy Castle
Face Painting
And more!

There will be scenic helicopter flights available for $70 per person, children under three free on lap with belt.

Gold coin entry (donation to the air rescue service).

SHARE SHARE SHARE with everyone you know - this is going to be a great day and we look forward to seeing you there!

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Family Friendly Featured Free


April 29


11.00am - 3.00pm


Nelson & suburbs


Rescue Helicopter Hangar
5 McLaren Drive, Nelson Airport
Limited parking, bring your bikes or beat the feet.

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Tickets from ph. 035477278.


Ph. 03 547 7278

Additional Info

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