St John sends wrong rescue helicopter

Canterbury dispatched to Barrytown crash

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Brendon McMahon A badly injured motorcyclist at Barrytown had to wait at least 90 minutes for medical help to arrive after a new St John triage dispatch system sent a Christchurch-based rescue helicopter instead of the Greymouth-based helicopter just 10 minutes away. Runanga volunteer firefighters, with Greymouth as back-up, were first on the scene of […]