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Prospects Looking Good For OceanaGold

Posted 27 November 2015 by Gold FM in Environmental

OceanaGold is pleased with its drill results from its newly acquired Waihi mining operation. In a media release dated 24/11/2015, the company says encouraging drilling at Correnso and Daybreak veins demonstrate potential extensions for Waihi. ...
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Getting Google Eyed At Waihi East

Posted 26 November 2015 by Gold FM in School

Waihi East School students got Google eyed at school yesterday when they were introduced to Google Cardboard. Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a fold-out cardboard mount for a mobile phone. It is...
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Police stop

Bomb Threat Closes Hamilton Gardens

Posted 26 November 2015 by Gold FM

Treating the matter seriously while impacting the public in as small a way as possible is how Waikato Police are describing their evacuation of the Hamilton Gardens early this afternoon. Inspector John Kelly of the Hamilton Police said a...
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Lock Them Or Lose Them

Posted 26 November 2015, 10:37 am by Gold FM in Police and Emergency Services

While praising his staff for good work in returning a stolen car to the owner undamaged, a senior Waikato investigator said there are a number of lessons that if learned could help prevent similar incidents. Detective Sergeant Nick O’Brien of the...
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Porritt Park

Thames Playground Gets A Facelift

Posted 24 November 2015 by Gold FM in Council Matters

Thames' Porritt Park is getting a facelift. Students from Thames primary schools have been involved in the design and selection of new playground equipment for the playground which is being put in place this week. The children chose a 3-bay...
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Waihi East School

They Did It - And Then Some!

Posted 24 November 2015, 8:17 am by Gold FM in Media Release
Media Release: Waihi East School

We did it! When Waihi East School children decided to raise $2,000 for a LifePod infant incubator they thought it would be a challenge. Little did they know they’d soon have their town behind them, and through hard work and donations, they've...
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Intermittent Issue Caused Eft-pos Issues

Posted 19 November 2015 by Gold FM

Did you get worried when you went to use your Westpac card yesterday and it was declined? Many Westpac customers reported feeling embarrassed after their cards were declined when they were trying to make purchases yesterday. Some thought they had...
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Jonah Lomu

R.I.P Jonah Lomu

Posted 18 November 2015 by Gold FM in Sports

Rugby fans are reeling after news stories appeared saying All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu has died . Jonah had been battling ill health since 1995 when he was diagnosed with a kidney complaint called nephritic syndrome. He had a kidney transplant in...
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John Tregidga toasts water

Better Water Quality On Tap

Posted 18 November 2015 by Gold FM in Council Matters

Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga, councillors, engineers and council staff celebrated the official opening of the Waihi Water Treatment Plant in Bulltown Road at 10:15 am today. Mayor Tregida toasted the new development by drinking a glass of...
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