A Nelson man has been rescued from a boat in the Tory Channel
after becoming seriously unwell today.
The 57-year-old man was winched from a 65ft boat in the Tory
Channel by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter after
becoming unwell during the day.
The helicopter was called in due to the man's location and
the estimated time it would have taken to him to hospital.
An intensive care paramedic was winched aboard the vessel and
then both him and the patient were safely winched on-board
The man was taken to Nelson Hospital for further assessment