06 October 2015 at 0455 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Berwick, New Zealand.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 23 year old male who sprained his ankle when he fell down a hill while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location.