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Trucking On From Monday... All Going to Plan

Posted 24 August 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

NZTA contractors are about to start a complex operation on SH25 south of Coromandel Town near Kereta, which will allow heavy vehicles back on the road, following a slip earlier this month. The slip below the road has restricted traffic to a single...
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Gold FM Police File

Posted 23 August 2016 by Gold FM in Police and Emergency Services and Podcasts

Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.  Speeding around built up areas, burglaries, warrants for arrest, drug recovery and crime and criticism of Police being posted on social media featured today.  Last Friday a...
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No Fowl Play at Waihi’s Gilmour Reserve

Posted 19 August 2016 by Gold FM in Council Matters
Media Release: Hauraki District Council

Roosters causing a nuisance at Waihi’s Gilmour Reserve were humanely anaesthetised today before being removed from the site. Over the last few weeks numerous complaints have been received from Waihi residents concerned about aggressive behaviour...
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OceanaGold East Ender Update

Posted 19 August 2016 by Gold FM in Environmental and Podcasts

OceanaGold has been operating in Waihi for nearly a year now. During this time the mining company has faced some real challenges, with the most recent being the tragic death of underground bogger operator Tipiwai Stainton.  Martha Mine is still...
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Woman Hides in Closet to Avoid Burglar

Posted 18 August 2016 by Gold FM

Thames residents are over burglaries and petty thefts. One lady, in particular, had a terrifying experience last week when a man entered her house while she was at home. She posted the experience on Facebook and had a few ‘choice’ words for the...
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Whitebait Season Opens With a Warning

Posted 15 August 2016 by Gold FM in Environmental

With whitebait season kicking off today, the Department of Conservation is warning people not to flout the rules.The season runs until the end of November, except for the West Coast of the South Island which starts later at the beginning of...
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Nominations For Local Elections Close

Posted 15 August 2016 by Gold FM in Council Matters

By the time nominations for the October local body elections closed at 12 midday on Friday, August 12th there were  a few last-minute changes to the list of names. Late additions include current Mayor John Tregidga, whose name has now been added to...
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Dylan Scmidt - Living the Olympic Dream

Posted 15 August 2016 by Gold FM in Sports

Ever since he was a small but incredibly fit boy living in Waihi, who excelled at trampolining, Dylan Schmidt dreamed of representing his country in the Olympics. He can tick that huge goal off his bucket list now and he can feel proud of his...
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Minister of Education Visits Thames & Paeroa

Posted 12 August 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Hekia Parata, Minister of Education, has been on a whirlwind tour of the Thames and Paeroa area.  She had a busy schedule, starting off with a visit to Thames High School this morning.  From there she met with local women at St James Union Parish in...
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Who's Standing So Far?

Posted 12 August 2016 by Gold FM in Council Matters

Hauraki District Council and Thames Coromandel District Council have already published the names of people who have been nominated for the 2016 Triennial Elections, standing for Mayor, Councillor or Community Board.It is going to be an interesting...
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