What's it like to be in Auckland, New Zealand’s rapid response helicopter paramedic team? This unflinching series explores the risky job.
S02:E01 - Episode 1
Auckland's Westpac helicopter crew races to save two teenage girls fighting for their lives after their car crashed and rolled off the Waiwera Hill.
S02:E02 - Episode 2
It's another hot summer's day and the calls keep rolling in for Rescue 1.
S02:E03 - Episode 3
On Great Mercury Island near Coromandel, a scuba diver has surfaced unconscious without a pulse. Without Rescue 1 he may soon be dead.
S02:E04 - Episode 4
Tonight, the Rescue 1 team respond to a call out where an elderly couple in their 60's, are in a critical condition after a head on collision.
S02:E05 - Episode 5
A truck driver, who had one leg amputated 40 years ago, has crashed his truck and crushed his remaining leg - if Rescue One can't get him to hospital in time, he will bleed to death; a farmer has susp
S02:E06 - Episode 6
Westpac chopper paramedic Bruce Kerr has a frantic battle to save a car crash victim with a life-threatening head injury.
S02:E07 - Episode 7
Tonight, Auckland's Westpac helicopter crew races to save a 39 year old forestry worker who has been struck on the head leaving him paralyzed from the waste down.
S02:E08 - Episode 8
The chopper crew races to save a woman with a rare disease who's in danger of suffocating from uncontrollable muscle spasms; a badly burnt toddler at Cooks Beach needs an urgent airlift to hospital, a
S02:E09 - Episode 9
The chopper team is called out to save a pilot who's trapped in the wreck of his hang glider; a diabetic bus driver is found seriously ill after four days lying on his floor; and a woman with a badly
S02:E10 - Episode 10
Tonight, The Rescue 1 team are en route to the scene of a horrific accident. A pedestrian has been hit by a truck and is in a critical condition.
S02:E11 - Episode 11
A woman is badly hurt after being knocked down a bank by her pet goat, a man is found with serious injuries on a remote beach, an 11-year old girl has fallen down a bank and suffered suspected spinal
S02:E12 - Episode 12
The chopper team is called out to save a motorbike racer who's crashed at 200ks per hour and a woman scalded by an exploding radiator, plus an elderly golfer in a kilt suffers a heart attack on the 18
S02:E13 - Episode 13
A 39 year old man has crashed his bike 15 kilometres south of Auckland city, and an elderly man has collapsed while walking. He is unable to speak properly and is incorreherent at Waiheke Island.