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Hiking

Hiking

Forest

Forest

Medical emergency

Medical emergency

Hiking

Auckland, New Zealand

-36.8483048°S, 174.7624886°E

Posted on September 7, 2020 by Kerry

What happened?

Kerry Hired a PLB through Taupo PLB Hire Charity (run by the local Freemasons Lodge) , and picked it up from Hunting and Fishing in Taupo, New Zealand. Kerry was given a run don on how to use the unit (was even given a personal address to drop it off to after hours if needed). Kerry and His wife set off into the Kaweka Range. They where a long way from anywhere when his wife slipped and broke her ankle badly. They set the PLB off and within 1/2 an hour was picked up my helicopter and taken to Hastings hospital. 

Words of wisdom

Take a PLB with you into the hills. It’s easy and they WORK!

Thank you note

Thank you ACR. Our hire service only uses your brand and have many units. Though, this is the first one that has been used to save a life. 

Rescue location

Auckland, New Zealand

Rescue team

Local Search and Rescue

ResQLink™

Go to product details

It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™ PLB Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected situation, the ResQLink PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites. PLBs have helped save thousands of people's lives. This Product Has Been Discontinued.    WARNING: PROP 65    

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