Event date: 
18 Mar 2018 -
10:00am to 2:30pm
Issue date: 
Article type: 
Events & fundraisers

Open Day

The Life Flight Open Day, sponsored by Interislander

Join us for an action-packed day at our Air Rescue Centre! Emergency service demonstrations, delicious food and heaps of entertainment. Fun for all ages!

It's an exciting day and a way to say thanks, meet our wonderful supporters in-person and raise funds to help keep us flying.

You'll even have a chance to WIN a flight on our Westpac Rescue Helicopter! Enter today and go in the draw to win a $100 Mitre 10 gift card.

Entry by donation to Life Flight - your support helps us save lives.

Location: 17 George Bolt Street, Rongotai, Wellington.

Click here to find the event on Facebook and share with your friends!

Enter here for a chance to be the Life Flight Opener, courtesy of The Hits.

Emergency services

More than a dozen emergency services will be on-hand including:

  • Our Westpac Chopper and both Air Ambulance Planes
  • NZ Police with newly recruited Police puppies 
  • NZ Fire and Emergency with a Virtual Reality demonstration
  • NZ Defence Force Bomb Squad with their very popular bomb disposal robot.
  • and many more!

Open Day - Bomb Squad demo
Bomb Squad

Entertainment and activities including:

  • Unique rescue-themed scavenger hunt developed by Escape Mate (participation by donation)
  • Live music by the Royal New Zealand Air Force Band and Barry and the Crumpets
  • Exclusive art display from Life Flight Artist Juliet Best
  • Shoot hoops with the Pulse
  • The Hits Kids' costume contest
  • Huff and Puffs - Ferris wheel and merry-go-round
  • Little Driver mini jeeps
  • Westpac Kid Zone
  • Paper plane throwing contest, supported by Fuji-Xerox
  • Spot prizes, exciting raffles, and more!

A fun day for all ages with proceeds supporting Life Flight Trust

Open day - donation
Generous donor

Delicious food from:

  • Antojitos Taco Truck
  • Donut Express
  • Flight Coffee 
  • Kiwi Snow - Shaved Ice
  • Mitre 10 sausage sizzle (100% of the proceeds come back to Life Flight)
  • The Beat Kitchen
  • The Greek Food Truck
  • Tip Top ice cream
  • and more!

Open day - Volunteers
Life Flight volunteers

Thank you to our Event Partner Interislander for providing vital funds and support to make our Open Day possible.

For more information please contact:
Phone: 04 920 2242
Email: info@lifeflight.org.nz