The Rescue Co-ordination Centre Crew flew into action yesterday at 4:15 pm when the call came in about an incident in the Kauearanga Valley on the Coromandel.
A personal locator beacon was activated at the head of the valley near the canyons. The... Continue reading »
Waihi Association Football Club Coach Brent Willoughby spoke with Brian Gentil during the Gold FM Football Report in association with Visique O'Hagan Vision Care.
It was good to hear that Waihi won their away game against West Hamilton over... Continue reading »
Plans are being prepared for a cycleway at Waihi Beach.
A Draft Memorandum of Understanding between Hauraki District Council and Western Bay of Plenty District Council for the development, implementation, construction, maintenance and funding of a... Continue reading »
The fish were certainly biting for an unwary fisherman near Tairua in the Coromandel on Monday.
The Auckland man in his 30s was flown to hospital by the Westpac 1 rescue helicopter after the Mako shark he caught off the coast of the Coromandel... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North called in to update the Gold FM Police File this morning.
Drunks have been making a nuisance of themselves in the Waihi CBD. One of the men is well known to Waihi Police and they are working with him to help him to... Continue reading »
What more iconic place to have a seafood festival in the Coromandel than the edges of the mussel and oyster farms of the Coromandel Harbour?
It’s the perfect festival for the family. The girls can haul out a line and the boys can watch the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Thames Valley Rugby Football Union CEO Edmond Leahy this morning for the Gold FM Rugby Report courtesy of Mitre 10 Waihi.
Fine weather over the weekend for the local Thames Valley Competition had both Senior A and B... Continue reading »
Martha Mine's north wall continues to slip slide away and it's not over yet. Sophisticated monitoring equipment has been tracking the movement of the wall since an initial, much smaller slip last year on April 02 which halted all mining in... Continue reading »
The Game's Afoot at the Boyd Road Theatre in Waihi between May the 5th and May the 14th.
Director Carol Hayden gave Brian Gentil a few clues (just a few) about the murder mystery that will have you laughing out loud and guessing 'Who... Continue reading »
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust has been airborne 31 times between the 29th of March and the 26th of April to fly Coromandel patients to emergency treatment in Auckland, Waikato, Tauranga and Thames hospital.
Over the month the helicopter... Continue reading »
TCDC officers Steve, Tania, Victor, David, Danny and Karl have their forever homes and are hoping these four legged cuties will find theirs soon.
Thames Coromandel District Council is being pro-active about finding dogs good homes.They say, 'No... Continue reading »
A glider pilot has been seriously injured in a crash at Tauranga Airport.
The pilot, a 40-year-old man from Katikati and the only person on board the aircraft, was transported to Tauranga Hospital soon after the 3pm crash.
Northern fire... Continue reading »
A new crater has been found on the active White Island volcano in the Bay of Plenty following an eruption earlier last week.
GNS says volcanic unrest continues at White Island - or Whakaari - after the eruption last Wednesday night.It said the... Continue reading »
New Talisman Gold Mines Ltd (NTL) is talking the talk with a major Chinese group.
NTL hopes to advance discussions on a potentially significant stake in their company when Chinese representatives visit New Zealand soon.
NTL’s quarterly report said... Continue reading »
A man was flown to Auckland Hospital in a serious condition after losing control of his vehicle and rolling his SUV outside the Kennedy Bay Fire Station last night, Sunday May 01.
Firefighters cut the man out of his Ford Territory at 10.30 pm. ... Continue reading »
Associate Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett visited the Coromandel this week. She spoke to Brian Gentil about her time in Parliament.
Coromandel MP Scott Simpson invited Paula Bennett to come to the district to see the great work happening with... Continue reading »
After two years of consultation, over 1,400 submitters, and 34 days of hearings, the new Thames-Coromandel District Plan will update the 15-year-old previous version.
Anyone who made a submission to the Plan now has 30 working days from 29 April to... Continue reading »
Due to a Police operation SH27 Paeroa - Tahuna roundabout to SH26 Tatanui roundabout Paeroa - Tahuna Road and SH26/27 Tatanui the road will be closed between 9 and 11 am today.
Allow an extra 10 minutes for detour. Follow the detour - Paeroa Tahuna... Continue reading »
A missing person report has been filed with Thames Police as fears mount for a man who left his dog and friends at Thames wharf last Saturday night and drove off.
Lee Robert Blundell has not been seen or heard from since and his mother Donna Hansen... Continue reading »
Traffic is down to one lane on SH25 Waitakaruru due to a truck crash.
Stop / Go traffic management is in place.
Drivers are asked to follow the direction of contractors at the scene. Continue reading »