The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter crew got an early wake up this morning when they were tasked to Maramarua to assist patients in a vehicle which had rolled multiple times, with 5 people inside – 2 in a serious condition and 3 in a moderate condition.... Continue reading »
Whenever there's an emergency, whether it’s a road accident, fire, violent dispute, near drowning or someone lost or injured in a remote area, teams of emergency services personnel are ready to spring into action and assist those that need... Continue reading »
Both lanes on State Highway 2 Maramarua to Mangatawhiri, a section that links the Auckland to the Hauraki district, have reopened after a serious crash this morning.
Power lines were brought down when a Land Cruiser crashed off the highway at about... Continue reading »
Paeroa and Ngatea CBD footpaths have been scrubbed clean. Waihi’s CBD was to have had its turn last week but unforeseen circumstances put the delay gremlins in the way.
They’ve now been swept away and the footpaths in Waihi’s town centre began... Continue reading »
Posted 26 October 2016
by Gold FM
in Arts & Culture
Media Release: ArtWaikino - Helen Wilson
There were more than 360 exhibits for the two judges at this year’s ARTWaikino to find out which artist would win the supreme award sponsored by Oceana Gold with prize money of $500.
This year the supreme award went to Paeroa artist, Heather Stuart... Continue reading »
To coin a phrase from Waihi AFC coach Brent Willoughby, "The sun shone and the football was played," over Labour Weekend in Waihi.
The weather 'played ball' for the Waihi Association Football Club Labour Weekend Tournament which... Continue reading »
It's not OK is a community-driven behaviour change campaign to reduce family violence in our community. Its goal is to change attitudes and behaviour that tolerate any kind of family violence.
The campaign's vision is a community where... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
Last Wednesday a missing male juvenile was found at a SH2 Waihi address after police received a tip-off. The teenager was also wanted by police in relation to a stolen motor... Continue reading »
Due to Monday being a holiday, all Hauraki District Council collections scheduled for this week will be carried out a day later than normal.
Here are the changes to your collection day for the week.
Township Collection Day ... Continue reading »
The Westpac 1 Rescue Helicopter was called to Karangahake Gorge just after 2 pm on Saturday after a woman competing in a sports event slid down a 5-metre bank in a remote area.
The crew was initially sent by Ambulance to the patient, in her 50’s,... Continue reading »
The countdown is on. Just four more sleeps until the Code Red Emergency Services Day this Saturday (October 29).
The public is welcome along to a family-friendly day of emergency services demonstrations and displays between 10 and 2 pm at Morgan... Continue reading »
The 43 year old man stabbed in Paeroa on Saturday night suffered a number of injuries, including a punctured lung and after treatment is now in a stable condition in Waikato Hospital.
A 28 year old male repeatedly stabbed the 43 year old following... Continue reading »
A 28 year-old male was arrested early this morning in relation to a stabbing in Paeroa last night. He was located a short distance from where the stabbing took place. Detective Sergeant Terri Wilson says he is very pleased that the man was... Continue reading »
Duncan Smeaton and Anne Marie Spicer called in to talk about the Waihi/Waihi Beach It's Not Ok campaign.
It was interesting to hear some of the background to the campaign and to find out why they are both involved.
Duncan is a local farmer, a... Continue reading »
Have you heard of Samuel Parnell? Sam’s the man those of us lucky enough to enjoy an extra day off should give a nod to when we kick back this Labour Weekend.
He was born in England and trained as a carpenter. Back in his day carpenters routinely... Continue reading »
Waikato Regional Council is lending its support to a new national push to ensure people comply with lifejacket regulations while out on the water.
Maritime NZ has announced the new “no excuses” drive today as part of Safer Boating Week. It said... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week.
Someone visited Waihi Central School last Wednesday and stole a loud speaker that was mounted on the outside of one of the school buildings. An attempt was made to take a second... Continue reading »
A year ago today we published our story about a tragic day in New Zealand's history that happened incredibly close to home. Another year has passed since Waikino School, its pupils, staff, families and community were devastated by one... Continue reading »
If you want to travel between Katikati and Tauranga - you may need to delay your trip.
A caravan has rolled on the corner of SH2 and Omokoroa Road. The traffic is built up for miles according to reports we've had.
There is a detour in place but... Continue reading »
They do their college, coaches, parents, team and each other proud and with your support, the Waihi College RugNet teams can repeat the successes of previous years and bring back glowing reports about their sportsmanship and friendliness when they... Continue reading »