20 February 2016 at 0315 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New Zealand.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining unknown injuries caused by a car accident. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he was treated for his injuries.