Our team of specialist, trained volunteers respond to one-off calls for assistance wherever we are needed. We are also routinely called on to support the professional emergency services (police, fire and ambulance), civil defence and local councils, as well as being employed to provide first aid and logistical support at a variety of community events.

Emergency assistance

Natural disasters and other emergencies

Our specialist training makes our personnel highly sought after to provide assistance during natural disasters, accidents and in searches for missing people.

After the Kaikoura quake, we assisted WREMO to look for people in distress around Upper Hutt.

When the Christchurch earthquake hit, our rescue personnel were quickly mobilised to provide operational assistance on the ground.

Events assistance and training

Do you need emergency first aid providers at your event? Perhaps you’re looking for general rescue training for your event or organisation?

Our well trained team can provide this and more. We can also support your event with transport (such as 4×4, quad bike and 8×8), communications (UHF, VHF, trunk radio) and general logistics.

Community service

Do you have an emergency or defence background or someone who is keen to serve your community? We want to hear from you.

We’re a well run organisation with more than 20 years’ experience. Our team trains weekly in first aid and rescue operations, keeping up-to-date with current rescue practices.

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Another cracking Wellington day. A great day to be out providing first aid support to the The Wuu-2k Trail Marathon, and Ultra-Marathon. Gotta take my hat off to those hard core runners doing the 60km run through the Wellington hills. Special thanks to members of SPCA National Rescue Unit, Wellington Emergency Response Team (NZRT8) and the Vic University response team who have come out to play with us today. Great to have you along. Tait Mobile Radio Wellington Wireless Nation. ... See MoreSee Less

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Wellington has turned on a stunner of a day for the 2019 Wellington Marathon. The team is out providing First aid on the course. Thanks to members Wellington Emergency Response Team (NZRT8) and Victoria University response team who have come out to play with us. Tait Mobile Radio Wellington Wireless Nation ... See MoreSee Less

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What better way than to show that “This is not who we are!” than being out amongst our community. As a community we grow stronger! We’d love to see you here at the Upper Hutt March Madness showing what an amazing community we live in! ... See MoreSee Less

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