The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust reported a total of 13 call outs around the Coromandel area over the past month.
Seven were related to medical conditions and six patients were treated for injuries.
Whitianga, Colville, Whangamata, Tairua,... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
It's been a busy time and shop lifting around the Waihi CBD has been happening lately. Police want people to report suspicious behaviour, both to staff and to them.... Continue reading »
There are claims a number of regional KFC restaurants, including Waihi KFC are so understaffed customers are abusing already-under-pressure workers.
Over the last six months KFC Waihi along with other regional stores has been chronically... Continue reading »
Although two schools in the Kopu-Hikuai Road area were reported to have been asked to go through lock-down procedures due to an Armed Offenders Squad call out this afternoon, Police have advised this was not the case and have revised the media... Continue reading »
Paeroa Post Office has been sold to Hauraki District Councillor Toby Adams.
Hauraki District Council (HDC) holds its full Council meeting on the fourth Wednesday of the month. When Minutes from the previous month’s meetings have been read, accepted... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO of Thames Valley Rugby Union ran through the results and highlights of the district and Super 18 rugby over the weekend on the Gold FM Breakfast Show with Brian Gentil this morning.
Edmond is looking forward to the upcoming... Continue reading »
The historic Ranfurly Shield is being taken on a whistle stop tour around the province as we head towards a big challenge for the 'ole log of wood' at Paeroa Doman next Monday when Thames Valley Swamp Foxes take on Waikato.
Today, Monday... Continue reading »
Police are appealing for information after an eight-tonne horse truck, with a custom-made white and green horse box, was stolen from a building site at Middle Road, Havelock North, Hastings, overnight on Friday 27 May. A number of building tools are... Continue reading »
Members of the Labour Party will meet for their Regional Conference in Waihi on 28th and 29th May.
The event is being held in Waihi due to the historical link to the Party’s origins amongst the miners of the early 1900s. The programme is designed to... Continue reading »
The general public has the opportunity to hear Garth McVicar, founder of the the Sensible Sentencing Group Trust (SSGT) speak in Waihi tomorrow at Waihi Baptist Church.
Garth McVicar has accepted an invitation to speak to Grey Power Waihi and Grey... Continue reading »
Countdown Waihi closes its doors this weekend but that doesn't mean locals can't still shop at Countdown.
Waihi, Waihi Beach and Bowentown customers can enjoy free delivery to their home when they shop online at countdown.co.nz and spend... Continue reading »
New Talisman Gold Mines Limited (NTL) is seeking to raise up to NZ$12.3 million to fund the Talisman gold mine into the bulk sampling phase.
The company says it is ready to proceed with its bulk sampling project at Talisman Mine in the Karangahake... Continue reading »
A commercial diver has successfully plugged ‘breathers’ on a sunken vessel which was leaking small amounts of diesel into Coromandel Harbour, says Waikato Regional Council.
The vessel had experienced mechanical failure and was towed into the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Matty Flude from the Waihi Association Football Club in the latest Gold FM Football Report thanks to Visique O'Hagan Vision Care.
With the knockout competition underway the team needed a win and they got one. A strong... Continue reading »
“Today, the opportunities for young people wanting to leave school and get a job are limited,” explainsAgriculture New Zealand’s Karen Wightman.
Agriculture New Zealand, a PGG Wrightson business, launched our Waihi course in February this year and... Continue reading »
Emergency services in Waihi rushed out to Waitewhata Road yesterday when they received a scarey phone call from someone saying there had been a car crash, the car was on fire with a person in the vehicle but the driver of the vehicle making the call... Continue reading »
A local businessman has thrown his hat in the ring and stepped up to let people know he will be running for council in the Hauraki District this year. Rob Cooper says, “It’s time for change and young fresh blood to help develop our community to... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO Edmond Leahy updated the Gold FM Rugby Report with Waihi Mitre 10 today. Edmond reported in about the Thames Valley Competition and Round 13 of the Super 18 Competition.
He also gave us a heads up about the Ranfurly... Continue reading »
It must be nice to be able to take flight and beat the traffic on the road to your destination. Rick Watson throttled up his small aircraft and got airborne from his home in Thames on the weekend.
He took a tiki tour around the district and flew... Continue reading »
One person has been arrested and several people have been trespassed from a drilling rig site after protesters shut down Newcrest Mining’s drilling rig at Karangahake again today.
Last weekend the local conservation group Protect Karangahake trekked... Continue reading »