Your donation can save lives

Last year, your rescue helicopter attended 413 missions.

Every year, we get more calls from people needing our help and respond to more callouts. We need your help more than ever.


Missions so far this year


Inter-Hospital Transfers







Your Donations fund life-saving missions


Your donations equip your crew for every emergency scenario with life-saving medical equipment, medications and rescue gear


Your donation goes towards training your crew in the newest rescue technology and emergency medicine techniques through test flights, courses and training days.


Your donation can go towards the maintenance of your helicopter, to the fuel it uses and the upkeep it needs to respond as quickly as possible in an emergency situation.

Fundraise for your
Rescue Helicopter

Every donation supports your rescue helicopter to undertake life-saving missions in your community. Your support can help save lives.

Make a donation online and help make a difference in your community.

Become a Regular Giver

Becoming a regular giver allows you to have a significant long-term impact on this vital service. You have the power to choose how much you would like to give, and how often.

Set up regular donations online and donate automatically each month.

Other ways to donate

Over the Phone

Give us a call on 0800 11 10 10 and our team can take your donation over the phone, set up a regular donation, or answer any questions you may have.

Downloadable Donation Form

Download a donation form here, fill it out and pop it in the post to Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter PO Box 593 Palmerston North 4440. We will process your donation and send your receipt back to you. It’s that simple!


Raise money for your local rescue helicopter, and have fun whilst doing it! Click here to see fundraising ideas for you to do at work, in the community or as a group. Set up your very own fundraising page & goal, earn badges and share your progress with your loved ones.

Bank Transfer

If you have access to online banking, you can easily donate using our account details below. Alternatively, you can go into your bank and make a donation to our account. Click here for the details.

Online Shop

Check out our online shop for rescue helicopter merchandise. The proceeds go directly to the Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter – support your rescue helicopter with every purchase

Leave a Bequest

You can contact us anytime on freephone 0800 11 10 10 or email and our friendly team can talk you through your options. Or you can click here for more information,