The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging motorists travelling around the Waikato, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty this weekend to plan ahead and allow for delays.
Traffic is expected to be much heavier than normal on state highways around the regions as... Continue reading »
A wooden box with one side knocked out attached to a wooden plank, pram wheels and a rope for steering were all that was needed to build a trolley ‘back in the day’.
The Go Waihi Trolley Derby is back on the Haszard Street Hill with the Waihi Lions... Continue reading »
The woman and four children found after going missing in Te Urewera have been taken to Whakatane Hospital to be assessed.
Two of the younger children are being treated for mild hypothermia.
The group was found in a valley close to what's... Continue reading »
Western Bay of Plenty Police located a suspected clandestine drug lab on Walker Road East, between Tauranga and Katikati this morning.
It’s suspected the address has been used for the manufacture of methamphetamine.
ESR scientists and the... Continue reading »
The full moon seems to have had an effect with some crazy situations for Waihi Police to deal with in the past week.
Interestingly policing dynamics change during a full moon.
A plane crash landing at Athenree was handed over to Civil Aviation to... Continue reading »
Police have released the name of the man whose body was found on Mount Maunganui beach this morning.
He was Benjamin Christopher Dahlkamp, a 45-year-old from Tauranga.
Mr Dahlkamp's family has been notified and is receiving support. Continue reading »
Hamilton Police are appealing for information to help locate two girls who have been missing since Sunday.
Kazalia Gerrard, 13, and Mykaila Andrews, 12, left Kazalia’s home at about 5pm on Sunday. They were spotted in the Hamilton CBD on Monday, but... Continue reading »
The fully clothed body of a man was found at the waterline on Marine Parade, near Leisure Island at Mount Maunganui this morning.
Police were called just before 8 am and have recovered the man’s body.
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Brian Gentil caught up with Coach Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club with the latest Gold FM Football Report - thanks to Visique O'Hagan Vision Care.
Seems like the coach is all smiles at the moment, as the Waihi boys... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what has caused the alarm to be raised over the past week. It's been an 'explosive' week with more than one big bang going off.
Last Tuesday an exploding... Continue reading »
If you heard a big bang in Waihi this morning and wondered what it was ...
It was the Waihi RSA courtesy van. The vehicle was parked at a property on Gilmour Street when it burst into flames.
Brian Gentil spoke to Donna from the Waihi RSA to find... Continue reading »
The Waikato leg of the national relay to celebrate 75 years of women policing in New Zealand came to Paeroa, Waihi and Waihi Beach this week.
The first women started their training in Wellington on 3 June 1941. Since that time, thousands of women... Continue reading »
If you think your skills and perspective could be useful in making decisions for the future of your district, TCDC would love you to consider standing in the upcoming local body elections.
Elections for Mayor, Councillors, and Community Board... Continue reading »
Each month OceanaGold updates the community about mining operations in the Correnso Extensions Project Area. And each month Kit Wilson comes in to the Gold FM studio to discuss any issues and answer questions from the public.
Questions this month: ... Continue reading »
Thanks to help from the public, Police are pleased to report the child who was with Lisa Tracey Mills has been returned and is well.
Police would still like to speak with Ms Mills and are continuing to make enquiries to locate her. Continue reading »
Following a crash on State Highway 2, Tahawai on Monday 11 July, one of the drivers has died in hospital this morning.
She was 45-year-old Suzanne Tracey LANGLOIS.
She was travelling west on State Highway 2 towards Katikati when the crash occurred... Continue reading »
Tauranga Police are looking for Lisa Tracey Mills and any sightings of the white 2010 Mercedes Benz GL SUV, registration number FQS965, she is believed to be driving.
Police believe Ms Mills is travelling with a six-year-old girl and they may be in... Continue reading »
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced a $12 million Government investment to replace the Kirikiri Bridge in the Coromandel to help alleviate frequent flooding in the area.
Localised flooding in the Kirikiri area, near Thames has caused... Continue reading »
This month marks the 75th anniversary of women in policing in New Zealand. Police Commissioner Mike Bush says, “This is a significant milestone in our history and a number of key events are planned to ensure it gets the recognition it deserves.”
A... Continue reading »
The pilot forced to make an emergency landing at Athenree yesterday told friends he lost the engine at 1900 feet and had to make a forced landing into a paddock.
“The landing went well with no damage to us or the aircraft. Many thanks to Tauranga... Continue reading »