A Murupara teenager was airlifted to Rotorua Hospital after suffering a major medical condition.

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Murupara at 2pm to tend to a 14yr old local boy who was suffering a major medical condition.

He was stabilised by local ambulance crews and flown to Rotorua in a serious condition.

The helicopter was used due to the seriousness of the condition and the urgency required to get him to hospital.

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