The NZ Transport Agency is today announcing the final options for State Highway 2 from Waihi to Tauranga.
The programme will improve safety, journey reliability and cater for growth adding to the immediate safety improvements along the route which... Continue reading »
The jolly guy in the red suit is planning a 'flying visit to Waihi tomorrow to join in the Christmas Parade festivities.
Has your school, pre-school, club, business or organisation got their entry in yet? You can drive, ride, walk, skate - just... Continue reading »
Eight people have been charged with interfering with the remains of Jason Lines, the 24 year old who died after a dinghy capsized off Bowentown Harbour.
Shannon Shiloh Apirana, 28, Rhys James Phillips, 25, Ryan Rawiri Lingman, 25, Maurice Ututaonga,... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
Drones have been a hot topic in Waihi lately. Many locals have complained about drones flying over their property and compromising their privacy. Constable North had first... Continue reading »
Tired changing rooms at the Waihi Community Swimming Pool will receive a new lease on life as part of an overall upgrade planned for next year.
Built at Waihi College with the assistance of community fundraising around 50 years ago, the pool and... Continue reading »
Hauraki Mayor John Tregidga called in from 'sunny' Wellington this week. He is attending a New Zealand/Chinese Mayoral Forum which looks at ways to entice Chinese investment in tourism, business and education.
Brian Gentil asked the Mayor... Continue reading »
The weather's looking good for the Waihi Christmas Parade and Market Day in Seddon Street this Saturday. Don't forget to slip, slop, slap and bring a hat!
You can still enter a motorised, pedal-powered or walking float.
Download a... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is carrying out night work on State Highway 2 at Omokoroa and Youngson roads.
The pre-planned interim safety improvement work will involve installing new road markings and lane marker posts to show where the correct lanes... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what set the alarm off to the six Fire Call Outs the service attended over the past week.
At 1.30 pm last Wednesday a motorhome tipped over on its side in the Karangahake... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is trialling a new approach to reduce holiday traffic congestion in Paeroa and Kopu.
Temporary roundabouts are to be installed this week at the intersections of State Highway 2 and State Highway 26 at Paeroa and State Highway... Continue reading »
The 19-year-old woman involved in a crash between a car and a truck at the intersection of SH 25 and Hauraki Road on November 24 has died.
She was Melanie Dangel from Germany.
Police are supporting her family members who have flown to New Zealand.... Continue reading »
Police are now able to name the man who died in the Tauranga Harbour area on Saturday afternoon.
Gregory Dean Bunyan, a 55-year-old from Hamilton, was unable to be revived when he was pulled from the water near the Tauranga Harbour entrance.
... Continue reading »
'Tis the season to reseal the roads in the Hauraki district.As you go about your travels today please be advised HEB Construction will be chip sealing on Old Tauranga Rd, Waihi.
HEB Construction is doing the reseals and will keep us up to date... Continue reading »
Police and emergency services were called to attend a serious crash on State Highway 2 near Whakamarama just before 3:00pm following a two car crash.
One person has died at the scene and two other people have serious injuries.
The road is likely to... Continue reading »
Laneway Resources Ltd has started a new drilling programme on one of its licences in the Hauraki goldfield - EP 54216 (Owharoa).
The Drilling contract has again been awarded to Waihi based company Alton Drilling. Diamond drilling of the hole began... Continue reading »
Posted 1 December 2017
by Gold FM
in Media Release and Health
Media Release: Toe te Ora - Public Health
With the year drawing to a close and school holidays fast approaching, we can almost taste rest and recreation. With this in mind, the Bay of Plenty Medical Officer of Health is reminding residents to check that their immunisations are up to date to... Continue reading »
Mayor Tregidga had a busy day last Saturday. He attended the Rainbow Welcome in Waihi at 11 am to cut the rainbow ribbon and said it was a good turnout and went really well. Then he travelled to Turua to acknowledge Hughie and Bev Fisher for their... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North phoned in with the Police File update this week. Click play to hear the full interview.
Monday 20 November Police received a report of a burglary at a Queen Street address where a male entered a property and stole an... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO Edmond Leahy phoned in with the highlights and the scores for the rugby over the weekend.
The rugby season is almost over and Edmond said the All Blacks are making sure we finish the season with some exciting rugby. ... Continue reading »
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens spoke with Brian Gentil this morning. The Waihi Fire Service responded to 11 fire call-outs over the past week.
Last Monday the service was called to an alarm at the Waihi Beach RSA at 5.30 pm. It was a false alarm. ... Continue reading »