Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, is the man in the know when it comes to Hauraki/Coromandel regional rugby and Brian Gentil spoke to Edmond about the rugby action happening this weekend.
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Art lovers will have a feast of creativity to enjoy this coming Labour Weekend.
The first ever Waihi Creative Arts Trail is happening from Saturday the 24th of October through to Monday the 26th during Waihi's GoldFest.
The trail is sponsored... Continue reading »
A drone has been used to capture video and images of a slip on State Highway 35 in the East Cape, as the NZ Transport Agency investigates solutions to keep the road open.
The 130 m wide slip has reduced SH35 at Maraenui Hill, between Opotiki and Te... Continue reading »
Waihi, New Zealand’s Heart of Gold is going to be hosting ‘Heartlanders – New Zealanders of the Great War.
The National Army Museum, along with the help of the New Zealand Lotteries Commission, developed the travelling World War I exhibition, which... Continue reading »
It was all downhill in Waihi last Saturday. And then it was all back uphill and downhill ... as keen riders of all ages took up the challenge to experience the 'Thrill of the Haszard Street Hill'.
Rule # 1 is to have fun and it's all... Continue reading »
Newmont Waihi Gold External Affairs Co-ordinator Kit Wilson visited Gold FM this morning for the Newmont Waihi Gold East Ender Update.
Each month we invite listeners to send through questions they have about the mining occurring in the Correnso area... Continue reading »
Hamilton Police investigating the attempted robbery of a Norton Rd store last Sunday are appealing for information from the public as they seek to identify the knife welding offender.
Detective Sergeant William Loughrin of the Hamilton CIB said a... Continue reading »
Posted 7 October 2015
by Gold FM
in Media Release
Media Release: Girl Guiding (NZ)
There are exciting times ahead for GirlGuiding New Zealand (NZ) in Waihi. Girls and potential leaders are being called on to help open a new pippin and brownie group.
“We are really excited to be able to start units back up in the area. For a while... Continue reading »
Waihi Police Sergeant Aaron Fraser updated the Gold FM Police File today.
The Waihi Bowling Club has been hit by thieves yet again. The club has been burgled several times over the years and has been fitted with an alarm system and has a policy of... Continue reading »
Posted 5 October 2015, 4:26 pm
by Gold FM
Brian Gentil spoke to Art Waikino convenor Helen Wilson about this year's event at Labour Weekend.
Helen explained how Art Waikino was established 15 years ago to fund raise towards the upkeep of the historic Victoria Hall in Waikino.
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Waikato Police are warning of the dangers of boredom following the arrest of a group of school aged teens early this morning.
Police were called to the Starfish Services facility on Rawhiti Ave in Matamata about 3.30am and found an intoxicated... Continue reading »
The NZCT AIMS Games is held every year in Mt Maunganui and sees over 8000 Year 7 and 8 students represent their 261 schools in 19 sporting codes.
Waihi College has attended the games for a number of years and this year 65 students participated. It... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO, Edmond Leahy updated the Rugby Report this morning.
The Swamp Foxes travelled down south to challenge Westport on the weekend and Edmond said, although the boys went away full of good intentions, the Buller team was... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Jacqui Knight from Katch Katikati this morning to find out how the Katikati Mural Contest & Arts Festival is going.
There has been heaps happening and there is still plenty to see, do and get involved in.
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Nine-year-old Mokoera Valentine has been located safe and well at a friend’s address in Mount Maunganui by police staff making enquiries.
Poilce would like to thank the community for the assistance given to them and Mokoera's family during the... Continue reading »
Police are asking families in the Mount Maunganui area to contact police immediately this morning if they have 9-year-old Mokoera Valentine staying at their home.
Mokoera was last seen by a family member at approximately 4pm yesterday afternoon... Continue reading »
Coromandel MP Scott Simpson stopped in for a chat with Brian Gentil this morning.
Today is International Older Persons Day and Scott said it's special in our part of the world because we have a disproportionately large number of 65 plus people... Continue reading »
The Manaia Rd causeway in Tairua will be closed from Sunday 4 October until Friday 4 December for major flood protection works at Graham's Creek and Manaia Causeway.
The first phase of work, which starts on Monday 5 October 2015, will take... Continue reading »
Michael Scahill from the Waihi Community Forum (WCF) called in to explain what is happening with the Property Purchase programme in the Correnso area.
Michael gave a brief description of the purpose and functions of the Waihi Community Forum.
The... Continue reading »
Posted 30 September 2015, 3:59 pm
by Gold FM
After leading for most of their game Waihi College Girls Basketball team went down 70 - 65 in the last few minutes of their game against Opunake College today.
The National A Girls Semi Final game was streamed live on Maori TV and what an exciting... Continue reading »