Reflecting on the seizure of firearms, drugs and what appears to be a dismantled meth lab during the search of two Hauraki properties, Eastern Waikato Police say the community can feel confident officers are successfully disrupting the area’s drug... Continue reading »
Constable Nigel Sanderson updated the Gold FM Police File for the week.
The Plan Before You Party message is an important one at this time of year as the weather heats up and people drink more and for longer.
Rural burglaries are still a concern.... Continue reading »
If you see emergency service and Waikato Regional Council staff rushing around Tararu Beach Reserve North on the morning of Thursday 3 December - don't be alarmed.
It's a training exercise involving an imaginary fishing vessel running... Continue reading »
Sir Ray Avery, creator of the LifePod infant incubator talked to Brian Gentil about his vision for his LifePods this morning before flying out of New Zealand for Melbourne where power packs for the LifePods are being developed.
Sir Ray congratulated... Continue reading »
White Ribbon Day originated as a Canadian campaign encouraging men to take a stand on eliminating violence against women by taking the White Ribbon pledge ‘pledge ‘I promise never to commit, condone or remain silent about violence towards women’.... Continue reading »
Hamilton Police investigating a series of fraudulent transactions involving contact-less guards are seeking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest linked to the theft of handbags from a Gordonton store.
Sergeant Neil Fenwick of the... Continue reading »
OceanaGold is pleased with its drill results from its newly acquired Waihi mining operation.
In a media release dated 24/11/2015, the company says encouraging drilling at Correnso and Daybreak veins demonstrate potential extensions for Waihi.
... Continue reading »
Waihi East School students got Google eyed at school yesterday when they were introduced to Google Cardboard.
Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a fold-out cardboard mount for a mobile phone. It is... Continue reading »
Treating the matter seriously while impacting the public in as small a way as possible is how Waikato Police are describing their evacuation of the Hamilton Gardens early this afternoon.
Inspector John Kelly of the Hamilton Police said a... Continue reading »
While praising his staff for good work in returning a stolen car to the owner undamaged, a senior Waikato investigator said there are a number of lessons that if learned could help prevent similar incidents.
Detective Sergeant Nick O’Brien of the... Continue reading »
A 15 tonne truck that crashed and rolled in the Karangahake Gorge near the intersection of School Road on SH2 caused traffic delays this morning.
Emergency services were called out at approximately 5.30 am and arrived to find the truck, which was... Continue reading »
Senior Constable Wayne Harper updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
With road works occurring across the district he mentioned drivers need to slow down and drive to the conditions and the speed limits. Take care, obey the road signs and be... Continue reading »
Thames' Porritt Park is getting a facelift.
Students from Thames primary schools have been involved in the design and selection of new playground equipment for the playground which is being put in place this week.
The children chose a 3-bay... Continue reading »
Posted 24 November 2015, 8:17 am
by Gold FM
in Media Release
Media Release: Waihi East School
We did it!
When Waihi East School children decided to raise $2,000 for a LifePod infant incubator they thought it would be a challenge. Little did they know they’d soon have their town behind them, and through hard work and donations, they've... Continue reading »
Waikato Police are crediting the actions of a Hauraki farmer who apprehended the occupants of a car that had earlier fled from Police, but crashed after the pursuit had been abandoned overnight.
District Road Policing Manager, Inspector Freda Grace,... Continue reading »
The fate of the old Kopu Bridge still hangs in the balance as the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) engages a consultant on historic structures and engineering to examine what is required to retain the structure.
"The Transport Agency wants... Continue reading »
Local students at 26 schools across the Coromandel are forming Communities of Learning in Paeroa, Thames and Waihi.
Evidence shows quality of education and school leadership are the two most important factors in a child’s education, so the... Continue reading »
Did you get worried when you went to use your Westpac card yesterday and it was declined?
Many Westpac customers reported feeling embarrassed after their cards were declined when they were trying to make purchases yesterday.
Some thought they had... Continue reading »
A Waihi male who is ‘known’ to Police was tracked down by a Police dog handler and spent the night in custody after he broke into a local pharmacy in the middle of Waihi’s main street last night.
The man is responsible for causing damage to the... Continue reading »
Check then check again is the message for users of ATM machines from Waikato Police after a sophisticated skimming device was located on a money machine in Hamilton over recent days.
Sergeant Brendon Davis of the Waikato Tactical Crime Unit said... Continue reading »