03 July 2015 at 0345 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Te Haroto, New Zealand.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 14 year old male who began having chest pains while on a river trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his condition.