Brian Gentil asked about drones and their use in the district when he spoke to Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga. Permission is required to fly a drone over private property, council property and events. "There is a privacy issue and anyone... Continue reading »
Noeline Loader and Elaine Jones brought their fabulousness into the Gold FM studio to let us know how fabulous 50 and Fabulous - the Waihi Drama Society's latest production is.
Noeline and Elaine shared the synopsis and their enthusiasm for... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging everyone to plan ahead and be aware of the Labour Weekend hotspots before heading away.Transport Agency Journey Manager Nigel D’Ath says people should consider avoiding travel during the times of heaviest... Continue reading »
A search is underway for a missing 46-year-old Waihi man.
Grant Ridley hasn’t been seen for the past three days.
Police are concerned because this is out of character.
His car has been found at his house.
He is 170cm tall and has brown hair styled... Continue reading »
Police and emergency services are in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 2, Waihi.
Police were called around 2:25pm following a crash between a car and a truck near Dean Crescent.
One of the drivers has died at the scene.
The other... Continue reading »
A serious incident has occurred on Sh2 just north of Waihi - outside the Waihi A& P Showgrounds. Emergency Services are at the scene.
Waihi College informed us Murphys school buses that transport children home will be late today. If your child... Continue reading »
Acting Sergeant Sterling Huett updated the Gold FM Police file this week. Last Friday, October the 13th, a car crashed in the Karangahake Gorge. The woman driver was trying to evade Paeroa and Ngatea police who were following the woman when she... Continue reading »
Posted 17 October 2017
by Gold FM
in Council Matters
Media Release: Bay of Plenty Regional Council
With the long weekend just around the corner, boaties are being urged to prep their boat, check their gear and know the rules before hitting the water this season. With motorised vessels often being stored over the colder months, its hoped this... Continue reading »
Sally Christie, Thames Ward Councillor and Waikato District Health Board member spoke to Brian Gentil today. Sally is looking forward to an improvement in the weather along with an improvement in our mental health and our roads. She commented about... Continue reading »
Would you like a Family Pass to Rainbow's End? All you've got to do to be in with a chance to win is 'put yourself, family and or friends in the rainbow picture'.
Email your pic to email@example.com - or you can private message... Continue reading »
Police are currently responding to a workplace incident on Kaitemako Road in Welcome Bay, Bay of Plenty.
Emergency services received a report just before 2 pm that a truck and trailer unit had rolled in the Tauranga Quarry while emptying gravel.
... Continue reading »
At approximately 5:3pm on Sunday, October 15th a male hitchhiker chose to accept a ride from a driver in an old red Nissan car on State Highway 27, Matamata.
Around five minutes later the driver pulled over and an occupant in the car presented a... Continue reading »
Artists have until tomorrow to get their entry in for ArtWaikino. Brian Gentil spoke to ArtWaikino art convenor Helen Wilson who gave details about how people can get their entries in before they close. Don't miss out! Click play to hear the... Continue reading »
Monitoring the Waihi CBD is set to increase. Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga says upgraded CCTV cameras are in the process of being installed.
CCTV cameras have become a very important and sophisticated crime prevention tool. The Council... Continue reading »
Acting Sergeant Sterling Huett updated the Police File this week. There's been a spate of vehicle break-ins with property stolen. Sterling said it is unfortunate that people are leaving their vehicles unlocked. "We are doing our best to... Continue reading »
A peaceful night’s sleep is more likely now Council’s noise control officers are able to issue fines for excessive and unreasonable noise, such as loud stereos and other late night shenanigans.
Starting Monday 16 October fines of $500 and $750 will... Continue reading »
MHAW is marked in over 150 countries at different times of the year. Today is also Mental Health Day and we welcomed Karen Mersey, a mental health support worker into the studio for a chat.
Karen suffers from depression and anxiety and knows how... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with His Worship the Mayor of the Hauraki District John Tregidga today.
An issue with water at the Kerepehi Water Plant last week has been resolved. The Mayor said it was fixed within about 24 hours.
DoC intends to drop 1080... Continue reading »
Dylan Schmidt, NZ’s first trampoline Olympian and former Waihi boy, continues to make his mark on the world stage with a silver medal overnight in Spain.
Dylan Schmidt has followed up his 7th place in Rio with three World Cup finals finishing 6th in... Continue reading »
Waste Management Limited, a company storing an estimated 2 million used tyres at Kerepehi and owned by Beijing Capital Group, a Chinese state-owned enterprise, was served an abatement notice last Thursday.
According to a Waikato Regional Council... Continue reading »