Girl airlifted to hospital after allergic reaction in Hauraki Gulf

Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew the girl to Auckland City Hospital. Photo / File
Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew the girl to Auckland City Hospital. Photo / File

A 17-year-old girl was airlifted from a small island near Waiheke Island after suffering an allergic reaction this morning.

St John were alerted to the incident on Motuihe Island just after 10am, a St John spokesman said.

The girl had suffered a moderate allergic reaction. The spokesman was unsure what had caused the reaction.

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Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended the incident and flew the girl to Auckland City Hospital emergency department in moderate condition.

- NZ Herald

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