07 January 2016 at 1828 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach 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 58 year old female who injured her ankle while hiking and was unable to hike out on her own. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location.