At six-foot-four and 17 stone, Roger Steel was big in body and big in heart.
He was a lineman for 43 years but his final moments are not something his widow likes to dwell on.
Karyn Steel knows that her husband's death in 2010 was preventable and after our story last night, she realised it could happen again and to another family.
A former Delta manager blew the whistle on Story last night and claims the Aurora-owned Delta-managed electricity network in Dunedin and Central Otago is decaying and dangerous.
One day on, Richard Healey says he has been inundated with support after going public.
But what has been the follow up at top level to Mr Healey's accusations and Delta CEO Grady Cameron's admission there is a "back log" in replacing unsafe poles?
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