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Council Plays it Safe with E.coli

Posted 26 August 2016 by Gold FM in Media Release
Media Release: Hauraki District Council

Hauraki District Council is playing it safe after water samples have revealed problems in two of its rural water supplies. Yesterday afternoon a precautionary boil water notice was hand delivered in person to about 100 Mackaytown households after...
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Flower Power for Daffodil Day

Posted 26 August 2016 by Gold FM

It's Daffodil Day! The Cancer Society of New Zealand’s Daffodil Day symbolises hope for 1 in 3 New Zealanders affected by cancer. Daffodil Day was created to inspire people to come together and support the Cancer Society’s work. As well as...
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New Directors For New Talisman

Posted 26 August 2016 by Gold FM in Environmental

New Talisman Gold Mines has announced the appointment of two new Directors to its board. The appointments of Charbel Naber and Tony Haworth are effective immediately. Mr Nader has also been appointed Deputy Chairman of the New Talisman Board. Mr...
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Trucking On From Monday... All Going to Plan

Posted 24 August 2016 by Gold FM in Road info

NZTA contractors are about to start a complex operation on SH25 south of Coromandel Town near Kereta, which will allow heavy vehicles back on the road, following a slip earlier this month. The slip below the road has restricted traffic to a single...
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Gold FM Police File

Posted 23 August 2016 by Gold FM in Police and Emergency Services and Podcasts

Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.  Speeding around built up areas, burglaries, warrants for arrest, drug recovery and crime and criticism of Police being posted on social media featured today.  Last Friday a...
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No Fowl Play at Waihi’s Gilmour Reserve

Posted 19 August 2016 by Gold FM in Council Matters
Media Release: Hauraki District Council

Roosters causing a nuisance at Waihi’s Gilmour Reserve were humanely anaesthetised today before being removed from the site. Over the last few weeks numerous complaints have been received from Waihi residents concerned about aggressive behaviour...
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OceanaGold East Ender Update

Posted 19 August 2016 by Gold FM in Environmental and Podcasts

OceanaGold has been operating in Waihi for nearly a year now. During this time the mining company has faced some real challenges, with the most recent being the tragic death of underground bogger operator Tipiwai Stainton.  Martha Mine is still...
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Woman Hides in Closet to Avoid Burglar

Posted 18 August 2016 by Gold FM

Thames residents are over burglaries and petty thefts. One lady, in particular, had a terrifying experience last week when a man entered her house while she was at home. She posted the experience on Facebook and had a few ‘choice’ words for the...
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Whitebait Season Opens With a Warning

Posted 15 August 2016 by Gold FM in Environmental

With whitebait season kicking off today, the Department of Conservation is warning people not to flout the rules.The season runs until the end of November, except for the West Coast of the South Island which starts later at the beginning of...
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Nominations For Local Elections Close

Posted 15 August 2016 by Gold FM in Council Matters

By the time nominations for the October local body elections closed at 12 midday on Friday, August 12th there were  a few last-minute changes to the list of names. Late additions include current Mayor John Tregidga, whose name has now been added to...
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Dylan Scmidt - Living the Olympic Dream

Posted 15 August 2016 by Gold FM in Sports

Ever since he was a small but incredibly fit boy living in Waihi, who excelled at trampolining, Dylan Schmidt dreamed of representing his country in the Olympics. He can tick that huge goal off his bucket list now and he can feel proud of his...
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