02 May 2015 at 0356 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Island Hills, New Zealand.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who sustained a shoulder injury while on a kayaking trip.  The individual was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his injuries.