Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga is 'flat out' at the moment. He's been in Auckland on important business. Mayor Tregidga is Chairman of the Hauraki Gulf Forum. He works with DoC, the Ministry of Primary Industries, Iwi, councils... Continue reading »
Eastern District Police are reminding business owners to be wary following recent avocado thefts.
There have been a number of instances in Eastern District recently where avocados have been stolen and then sold on Facebook.
Avocado thieves can... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens today.
Last Monday a truck overturned on Trig Road. Moe said, Trig road is a very narrow road and traffic should really slow right down. Apparently, a truck moved a little too far over to... Continue reading »
Tributes are pouring in after the passing of one of New Zealand's true rugby legends, Sir Colin Meads. Thames Valley CEO Edmond Leahy said all the accolades are well deserved.
Some positive and surprising results came through after the... Continue reading »
If you bought your Lotto ticket for last Saturday’s draw at Waihi Paper Plus, best you check it as you could be $50,000 richer!
Two lucky Strike players from Auckland and Waihi can afford to celebrate up large after each winning $50,000 with Strike... Continue reading »
A young woman came close to going over the edge and plunging into the Karangahake Gorge when she was involved in a four car crash yesterday afternoon.
The crash left her trapped in her car with one wheel hanging over the safety barrier of the... Continue reading »
More than an art exhibition, RETROSPECTIVE is a snapshot in time of Charlotte Giblin's journey of new beginnings in a new country, a new town (Whitianga) and a new way of seeing the world.
Brian Gentil spoke to Charlotte about her journey, her... Continue reading »
Work begins at Pumpkin Hill
In the past few days work has begun on another project on SH25, with construction beginning on one of the two retaining walls required on Pumpkin Hill, north of Tairua.
The second retaining wall should be underway soon,... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO Edmond Leahy reported in on what's shaping up to be another busy weekend of rugby. Now that the youth and secondary rugby competition is over the youth representative rugby begins. Edmond went through the games... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to OceanaGold's Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson about mining operations. This month's interview is very interesting and well worth taking the time to listen to if you missed it live.
Brian asked about weather... Continue reading »
More than an art exhibition, RETROSPECTIVE is a snapshot in time of one woman’s journey of new beginnings in a new country, a new town (Whitianga) and a new way of seeing the world.
Through the unfolding story of the last 5 years, Charlotte has... Continue reading »
Emergency services are attending a crash at the intersection of State Highway 25 and Hikuai Settlement Rd on the Coromandel.
Two vehicles are involved.
There are three patients.
Two helicopters are being sent to the scene.
SH25 is blocked in both... Continue reading »
Each Tuesday morning Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga speaks to Brian Gentil about Council Matters.
Hauraki District Council has won yet another award. Mayor John Tregidga said council has had such a good run! The system that operates the Waihi,... Continue reading »
The New Zealand Blood Service is visiting the Waihi Memorial Hall between 12 and 4.30 pm today. It isn't every day you can do something to save someone's life - but that's exactly what you can do today at the Waihi Memorial Hall. By... Continue reading »
Police are investigating a ram-raid style burglary at a business on Orchard West Road, Ngatea, Hauraki District early this morning.
At around 3.50 am a group of offenders used a 1990 Nissan Safari, registration FTC72, to ram the fence on the... Continue reading »
After refusing to move aside to allow mining vehicles to access their site at Karangahake this morning 64 year old Linda Gilmore was arrested.
The grandmother has now been released with a 'pre-charge' warning.
She says, "I'm sad... Continue reading »
Over the past week, another NZTA project has started construction to protect SH 25, with work underway to build a rock wall to protect the highway from coastal erosion at Diehard Creek between Thames and Coromandel.The rock protection wall is the... Continue reading »
This morning local Karangahake resident Linda Gilmore is refusing to let New Talisman Gold Mines vehicles access their mine site on Mt Karangahake.Gilmore, a local business owner, has lived in the area for 35 years and says she was forced to sell... Continue reading »
Enquiries are ongoing as Police continue working to locate the offender who shot at Police in Morrinsville early yesterday.
An examination of the scene at Kuranui Road is underway and is expected to continue today.
The road will remain closed... Continue reading »
Waikato District Commander Superintendent Bruce Bird has confirmed Police and AOS staff are currently in attendance at an incident in rural Morrinsville where shots have been fired at Police.
Police attempted to stop a speeding vehicle on Thames... Continue reading »