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New World Waihi Robbed

Posted 25 September 2016 by Gold FM

New World Waihi was robbed at about 3 am Sunday morning. According to reports we've received, men disguised by covering their faces and wearing gloves managed to force a door and gain entry to the supermarket. The robbers were swift, organised...
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Scam Alert!

Posted 23 September 2016 by Gold FM

Fraudsters are at it again. If they put their energy and creativity to use getting real jobs or creating businesses instead of dreaming up ways to steal from innocent people, they’d be very successful. We were contacted by Margaret this morning. She...
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P - Is For Positive Education

Posted 23 September 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Despite the rain and a road crash south of Paeroa delaying the Police presentation team, a good crowd turned out for the public meeting to inform Waihi locals about P – Methamphetamine on Wednesday night. The meeting was organised and supported by...
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Crash South of Paeroa Closes Road

Posted 22 September 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

Confusion reigned in the rain yesterday afternoon after a car left the road near Old reservoir Road south of Paeroa just before 2.30 pm taking out a power pole. Luckily the driver was able to walk away from the crash uninjured. Electricity wires...
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Possum's Back

Posted 21 September 2016 by Gold FM

Possum a fox terrier dog from Thames has been found safe and well on the side of State Highway 1 over two hundred kilometres away from home, nearly two weeks after being stolen along with a truck. Possum had been waiting inside Thames farm...
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Time to Build a Trolley!

Posted 21 September 2016 by Gold FM

The Waihi Trolley Derby is a family-friendly event that celebrates creativity and fun for people from all walks of life.  It’s time for fearless drivers, DIY trolley builders with kiwi can do attitudes, dedicated pit crews and supportive friends and...
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Solution Found For Coromandel Slip

Posted 19 September 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

NZ Transport Agency contractors are expected to start the construction of a 40 metre long steel pile retaining wall on State Highway 25, 9kms south of Coromandel town this week. A slip below the road occurred at the site on August 10.  The Transport...
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Family Violence - It's Not Ok!

Posted 16 September 2016 by Gold FM

Family Violence Is Not OK, that's the message 18 local champions will share during a campaign which aims to stop violence in our community.  Lauren Cowgill and Suegnet Toweel called into the Gold FM studios to chat about the campaign.  Brian...
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OceanaGold East Ender Update

Posted 14 September 2016 by Gold FM in Environmental

OceanaGold publishes a monthly East Ender update. The 'East Ender' is delivered to homes in Waihi East and provides information about mining operations in Waihi.  Kit Wilson from OceanaGold visits the Gold FM studio each month for an...
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A Warm Fuzzy Dog Tale

Posted 14 September 2016 by Gold FM

This morning we came across a story that gives you the warm fuzzies. Tracy Harrison was seeing her sister and niece off after they’d visited her Thames home when her niece ran up to her saying, “Look at that poor dog.” What Tracy saw when she looked...
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