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Road Linking Hauraki to Auckland Reopens

Posted 27 October 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

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...
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Clean Sweep in Hauraki Streets

Posted 27 October 2016 by Gold FM in Council Matters

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...
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ArtWaikino Winners

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...
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Michelle Tai’s Champion Message

Posted 26 October 2016 by Gold FM

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...
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Championing An Important Message

Posted 21 October 2016 by Gold FM in Podcasts

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...
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Sam's the Labour Weekend Man

Posted 21 October 2016 by Gold FM

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...
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Gold FM Police File

Posted 20 October 2016 by Gold FM

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...
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October 19, 1923 - A Tragic Day For Waikino

Posted 19 October 2016 by Gold FM

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...
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Road Closed Due to Caravan Crash

Posted 19 October 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

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...
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RugNet, Racing, and Fundraising

Posted 19 October 2016 by Gold FM in Education and Sports

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...
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