Player of the Day Matty Flude tells all...
Last Saturday Waihi were at home in the Knock Out Competition. Blustery, cold and uncomfortable was how Matty described the weather.
With a couple of people missing from the team, Waihi did a shuffle and... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, Thames Valley RFU CEO, was in the know about the district and Super 18 rugby scores when Brian Gentil caught up with him this morning.
An important stage of the season has been reached where the Thames Valley Senior A & B teams get... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO of Thames Valley Rugby Union, updated the Gold FM Rugby Report with Mitre 10 Waihi this morning.
A Have a Go Girls Rugby Day is being organised by Thames Valley Rugby Union. All girls from Year 6 up are invited along to the rugby... Continue reading »
Waihi RSA Fishing Club is holding a kids fishing competition on Sunday, May 28.
Entry forms are available at the Waihi RSA and at Waihi Sport & Cycles on Seddon Street. It's $5 to enter and there are plenty of chances for the kids to take... Continue reading »
Routinely boiling drinking water is now a thing of the past for people living in Karangahake and Mackaytown. This week the last few properties in the area were connected to the much superior Paeroa water supply and precautionary boil water notices... Continue reading »
If you haven’t paid a visit to the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair, held every year on the Sunday of Queens Birthday weekend, then you might like to mark your calendar. If you are a regular visitor to the fair then you won'twant to miss this... Continue reading »
Each month, OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor, Kit Wilson calls in to talk about operations. Brian Gentil asked some questions about what's been happening and what could be happening.
There has been some talk of exploration drill drives at... Continue reading »
It was a pleasure to welcome two international students, along with their chaperone to Gold FM's Breakfast Show today.
John Keall has had a lot to do with international student programmes and he approached us to see whether students could... Continue reading »
Youth Aid Officer, Sterling Huett updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
Waihi Police were out and about in the Waihi College area yesterday checking warrants of fitness, registrations and license breaches. Sterling explained restricted drivers... Continue reading »
This Saturday a garage sale with a difference is happening at 318 Waitewhata Road.
After over 40 years in the district, a collection of interesting items will be offered for sale between 10 am and 3 pm.
Longtime locals will remember the Waitewhata... Continue reading »
With Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga away for a couple of weeks, his deputy Toby Adams has stepped in to keep us up to date with Council Matters.
Brian asked Toby about his role in council. One of Toby's portfolios is economic development... Continue reading »
Several trees at Waiponga Reserve in Opoutere have been found drilled and poisoned. The decaying trees now pose a risk as they die off and shed branches.
Thames Coromandel District Council has to remove a large number of trees along with 47 which... Continue reading »
Phone scammers pretending to be from Microsoft are using the WannaCry ransomware news to gain access to New Zealanders’ computers.
Cyber security agency CERT NZ is aware of ongoing phone scams affecting New Zealanders. One such example is when a... Continue reading »
A massive international ransomware campaign has hit computer systems of private companies and public organisations around the world. This incident is being reported as the largest ransomware campaign to date. The Ransomware in question has been... Continue reading »
State Highway 25 (Thames Coast Road) at Whakatete Bay will be closed for around three hours tomorrow (Tuesday 16 May) while a small amount of blasting takes place at a rock fall site.
The road is expected to be closed from 11am until 2pm on Tuesday... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Waihi Lions member Mike Smith who is the co-ordinator of the Good Food Revolution event happening at the Waihi Memorial Hall tomorrow (Saturday, May 13).
There will be plenty to see, do and taste at the Good Food... Continue reading »
Andrew Killick has had clay under his fingernails for most of his life and he's been enjoying honing his craft since he opened a pottery studio at home. The public has been enjoying it too - in fact, they've been so keen to visit and... Continue reading »
The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter answered three calls for help yesterday.
Crew flew to Coromandel Airfield just after midnight to pick up a man in his 80’s suffering with possible pneumonia. The patient was flown to hospital in a serious condition.... Continue reading »
Waihi Police Youth Aid Officer Sterling Huett updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
There have been a number of break-ins at commercial properties over the past week. Sterling said it's especially where vehicles are parked in fenced off... Continue reading »
Gear up for the ‘Reel Fun’ Kids Fishing Competition on Sunday, May 28 with Waihi Sports and Cycles in Seddon St.
Schnapper, Kahawai and Trevally are feeding in the harbour so Waihi Sports & Cycles has put together some great packages so you can... Continue reading »