Bay chopper helps rescue East Coast baby

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The Tauranga-based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was called to help save a baby boy struggling with breathing difficulties at Te Kaha on Saturday.

The baby's mother took him to the local medical center when the helicopter was called.

The baby and his mother were flown to Whakatane for further treatment.

The baby was flown in a moderate condition.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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