Helicopter transfer after injury at Lowburn water park

by Kim Bowden - Feb 16, 2023

A person has been taken to hospital by helicopter after an incident on Lake Dunstan at Lowburn this morning.

A spokesperson for Hato Hone St John says emergency services attended the scene at the Kiwi Water Park just after 11am.

A patient was transferred by rescue helicopter to Dunedin Hospital in a moderate condition.

An ambulance and firefighting crew were also on site.

A spokesperson for Fire and Emergency New Zealand says firefighters hosed off the dry ground in an attempt to control dust at a designated landing spot for the helicopter.

The helicopter landed adjacent to State Highway 6 at the water park ticketing entrance.


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