Stu Ide

Fourth-generation firefighter Stu Ide is retiring from his 43-year full-time career. He tells Philip Chandler what he's planning to do next, and explains why he's a world champion goldpanner When it comes to putting out fires and determining their cause,...
A top firey is urging locals to refrain from numpty behaviour when handling fireworks. Queenstown's fire safety officer Stu Ide's call comes ahead of Guy Fawkes night tonight. The fire service is concerned folk may light fires or fireworks in the...
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