A 15-year-old Tauranga girl was airlifted to hospital during a school camp on Great Mercury Island in the Coromandel.
The Tauranga based TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was last night called to the island to treat a girl
was having difficulty breathing as a result of a medical condition.
She was treated at the scene by the helicopter paramedics before being flown to Tauranga hospital in a comfortable condition. The flight was carried out with the aid of night vision equipment.