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Drivers Urged to Plan Ahead

Posted 22 July 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

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...
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Conquer the Haszard Street Hill

Posted 22 July 2016 by Gold FM

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...
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Girls Missing From Hamilton

Posted 20 July 2016 by Gold FM in Police and Emergency Services
Media Release: Waikato Police

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...
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Man's Body Discovered at Mount Maunganui Beach

Posted 20 July 2016 by Gold FM

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.  Photo: Diego Hurtado
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Waihi Big Bang Explained

Posted 18 July 2016 by Gold FM in Podcasts

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...
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East Ender Update

Posted 15 July 2016 by Gold FM in Podcasts

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: ...
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Crash Victim Dies in Hospital

Posted 14 July 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

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...
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$12 Million Replacement For Kirikiri Bridge

Posted 14 July 2016 by Gold FM

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...
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Emergency Landing Went Well

Posted 13 July 2016 by Gold FM

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...
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