UC student is one of the youngest New Zealanders fighting bush fires in Australia

10 January 2020

Fergus Simpson, 22, from UC’s School of Forestry planned to spend his summer in Australia on a forestry internship but instead found himself among fire fighters battling the blaze to help the community of rural town Tumut.

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    Photo source: Radio New Zealand, supplied by UC student, Fergus Simpson.

Fergus talked to Radio New Zealand (RNZ), New Zealand Herald and TVNZ about his experience.

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