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Emergency response : life, death and helicopters / Dave Greenberg with Adrienne Kohler.

By: Greenberg, Dave.
Contributor(s): Kohler, Adrienne [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Random House New Zealand, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 284 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143771661; 0143771663.Subject(s): Greenberg, Dave -- Career in emergency services | Helicopters in search and rescue operations -- New Zealand -- Wellington | Emergency medical technicians -- New Zealand -- Wellington -- BiographyGenre/Form: Biographies.DDC classification: 363.3481 Summary: Stories from a life spent in the emergency services - true tales of rescue and adventure. When Dave Greenberg was just 13 years old, he saved a life for the first time, using CPR. He already knew that he wanted to spend his life helping others in times of crisis, and that traumatic event on a city footpath only confirmed this desire. He went on to spend 25 years working with Life Flight - the Westpac Rescue Helicopter service in Wellington, New Zealand, taking part in many daring rescues on land and at sea, often taking the role of 'the dope on a rope' - their own term for the rescuer who dangles from a winch over stormy seas trying to pluck people from heaving ship decks or from the ferocious waves. These are his stories.
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Stories from a life spent in the emergency services - true tales of rescue and adventure.

When Dave Greenberg was just 13 years old, he saved a life for the first time, using CPR. He already knew that he wanted to spend his life helping others in times of crisis, and that harrowing event on a city footpath only confirmed this desire. He went on to spend 25 years working with Life Flight - the Westpac Rescue Helicopter service in Wellington, New Zealand, taking part in many daring rescues on land and at sea, often taking the role of 'the dope on a rope' - their own term for the rescuer who dangles from a winch over stormy seas trying to pluck people from heaving ship decks or from the ferocious waves. These are his stories.

"True tales of rescue and adventure from a life spent in the emergency services"--Back cover.

Stories from a life spent in the emergency services - true tales of rescue and adventure. When Dave Greenberg was just 13 years old, he saved a life for the first time, using CPR. He already knew that he wanted to spend his life helping others in times of crisis, and that traumatic event on a city footpath only confirmed this desire. He went on to spend 25 years working with Life Flight - the Westpac Rescue Helicopter service in Wellington, New Zealand, taking part in many daring rescues on land and at sea, often taking the role of 'the dope on a rope' - their own term for the rescuer who dangles from a winch over stormy seas trying to pluck people from heaving ship decks or from the ferocious waves. These are his stories.