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Alan and Ruth Scott Treasure Their Family

Posted 2 December 2016 by Gold FM

Alan and Ruth Scott are Champions - It's Not OK Champions! Alan was involved in the planning stages of the Waihi/Waihi Beach It's Not OK campaign and Ruth became involved through his association. Brian Gentil spoke to Alan and Ruth about...
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Old Church Needs Work

Posted 29 November 2016 by Gold FM

The new owner of the 110-year-old St James Presbyterian Church building has a few hoops to jump through in order to comply with conditions that will need to be met to either demolish or relocate the Waihi church.  The winner of the trademe auction...
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Valuable Record Collection Stolen

Posted 29 November 2016 by Gold FM

Waihi Police are seeking help from the public to locate and return goods stolen from a shipping container at Hereford Place, Waihi Beach last Saturday, November 26. The stolen property included a large collection of vinyl records valued at about...
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OceanaGold to Delist From NZ Stock Exchange

Posted 28 November 2016 by Gold FM in Business

OceanaGold (OGC) has notified shareholders registered on its New Zealand register that it will delist from the NZX Main Board (NZX) from 30 December 2016. The last day on which shareholders will be able to trade OGC shares on the NZX is 28 December...
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Rick and Renne Take Flight!

Posted 25 November 2016 by Gold FM

What a great 'feel-good Friday story...  Rick Watson is a passionate flight instructor who lives at Thames. Renee is a Thames local who has very limited peripheral vision. She's regularly seen around the town with her faithful dog.  Renee...
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Congratulations Paeroa College Year 11!

Posted 24 November 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Paeroa College is celebrating the success of their Year 11 students. All 56 Year 11 Paeroa College students have achieved at least 80 credits in NCEA internal assessments gaining them a pass in NCEA Level 1.  With exam results still to come - Year...
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Waihi's St James Church Sold on Trademe

Posted 24 November 2016 by Gold FM

Waihi’s St James Presbyterian Church has been sold to the highest bidder for $11,100 on a trademe auction today. Listed on the trademe site with a $1 reserve, the heart rimu church on Morseby Avenue was completed in 1905 and opened in February...
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Quake Strikes West of White Island

Posted 23 November 2016 by Gold FM

Did you feel the earth move this morning? A 4.9 quake struck 45 km west of White Island this morning.  Although it was relatively deep, it was felt from Tauranga to Wellington. A 5.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Hawke's Bay yesterday...
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Public Urged to Report Tree Vandals

Posted 23 November 2016 by Gold FM in Council Matters

Coromandel holiday home owners who poison or cut down native trees for a better view are selfish according to Thames Coromandel District Council's parks and reserves manager. With the holiday season approaching trees on Coromandel reserves are...
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Pike River Docu-drama Screens Tonight

Posted 21 November 2016 by Gold FM

A docu-drama about Pike River screens on Prime TV at 8.30 tonight. Simply titled ‘Pike River’, the programme looks at the lead-up to and the aftermath of the tragedy and will attempt to answer some of the lingering questions.  Condensing the tragic...
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