Posts Tagged ‘ Russell Walsh ’

Heroes due their day: opinion

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By

More than two years after a massive fire destroyed the Tamahere coolstore, took the life of firefighter Derek Lovell and irrevocably changed the lives of dozens of others, we are still learning of the heroic actions of those involved that April day.

Courage under fire

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By

Tamahere resident Russell Walsh remembers vividly an injured and dazed firefighter pleading with those at a coolstore blaze to “move away, you’re too close”.