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 »
The exercise scenario is a tricky one. An imaginary fishing vessel will run aground in bad weather off the Coromandel coast in the early hours of the morning and lose 2000 litres of diesel into the ocean. Another 2000 litres remains on board.
Come... Continue reading »
After raising a glass of clean water to the new Waihi Water Treatment Plant at Bulltown Road in Waihi yesterday, Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga, Councillors, council staff and stakeholders travelled to Paeroa to view the new water treatment... Continue reading »
Rugby fans are reeling after news stories appeared saying All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu has died .
Jonah had been battling ill health since 1995 when he was diagnosed with a kidney complaint called nephritic syndrome.
He had a kidney transplant in... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga, councillors, engineers and council staff celebrated the official opening of the Waihi Water Treatment Plant in Bulltown Road at 10:15 am today.
Mayor Tregida toasted the new development by drinking a glass of... Continue reading »
Keep Karangahake Gorge-ous is the phrase delivered in a short video that is asking people to sign an online petition against mining in Karangahake.
The petition will be sent to Hauraki District Council, Waikato Regional Council and DoC.
The message... Continue reading »
Sergeant Aaron Fraser updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
One or two people are causing Police a bit of grief, Sergeant Fraser said. There has been a spate of rural burglaries and a break-in at the Waihi Cemetery caretaker's shed is sad... Continue reading »
Plans and events to mark the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's arrival on the Endeavour in Te Whanganui A Hei (Mercury Bay) will begin to take shape now that the Mercury 250 Anniversary Trust has been established.
The Trust is chaired by... Continue reading »
Eastern Waikato Police say loaded firearms located at a property during a search highlights why Police needed to close a rural highway between Thames and Paeroa this morning.
Detective Sergeant Martyn Hughes of the Coromandel-Hauraki CIB said... Continue reading »
What you drink and how much can not only effect your health but also increase your chances of becoming a victim of fraud warn Waikato Police concerned about an apparent lack of security around contactless credit and debit cards.
District Prevention... Continue reading »
Today marks the 103rd year since tensions between police, non union workers and striking miners in Waihi erupted in violence on November 12, 1912 - subsequently claiming the life of Fred Evans.
By 1908 Waihi was the fastest growing town in ‘Auckland... Continue reading »
Thames Coromandel District Council is being proactive about erosion protection.
A wooden groyne is to be trialled at Buffalo Beach, off the end of the already completed Stage Two rock seawall. It’s expected the groyne will promote enough sand... Continue reading »