Patient Status Update

26 August 2015 Update

Adam Warner, the eldest son of Anne and Alan Warner confirmed this morning that Mrs Warner will be transferred to Christchurch Hosptial today.

“Mum remains in a stable condition and is comfortable but requires further treatment for her injuries down in Christchurch.”

Adam added, “We really appreciate everyone’s support and that media are respecting our parents privacy at this time. We continue to ask that you direct any media enquiries to the DHB Communications Managers to allow Mum and Dad to recover in peace. Thank-you.”

25 August 2015 Update

Adam Warner, the eldest son of Anne and Alan Warner confirmed early this afternoon that both his parents are recovering well.

“Dad was discharged last night and doing well. Mum is in a stable condition with chest and back injuries. Contrary to some media reports, her condition has not deteriorated and she is currently recovering at Taranaki Base Hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.”

“Both Mum and Dad want me to pass on that they really appreciate all the well wishes and support the family has received.”

Adam added, “We ask that media respect our parents privacy at this time and also respect that neither of them will be giving interviews. We ask that you direct any media enquiries to Cressida Gates-Thompson at Taranaki DHB and allow both Mum and Dad to recover in peace, thank you.”

24 August 2015

A 55 year old female and a 58 year old male have presented at Taranaki Base Hospital following a plane crash near Matau, Taranaki. Both patients are conscious and in a stable condition, the female with moderate chest injuries and the male with moderate back injuries.

A spokesperson for the family said it has been an extremely stressful 24 hours and they are relieved and thankful that they have been found. The family would like to give thanks to Nic and Wayne from the Stratford Aero Club, the Taranaki Search & Rescue Team, Dave Beck from Beck Helicopters and Precision Helicopters Ltd for their swift response and support.

The family requests that media respect their privacy at this time.

For more information please call

Cressida Gates-Thompson    
Media and Communications Manager
027 703 6177





Last updated: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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