On Monday Gold FM received media releases from Hauraki District Council and the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre stating the Gold Discovery Centre has changed ownership.According to the information supplied, the Vision Waihi Trust and Waihi Gold... Continue reading »
OceanaGold will release its financial and operations results for the year next month, on February 22 and it’s tipped to make good reading for investors.
The company achieved a record result with a consolidated annual gold production of 574,606... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Kit Wilson from OceanaGold to get an update on mining activities. He asked about the Baxter Road process plant. You can’t see it from the road, although you can get a good view from the top of Black Hill. Anything happening at... Continue reading »
Thames is the first cab off the rank for ultra-fast broadband, with the CBD area now ready to connect to the new Chorus fibre network.
Internet users in this area should be receiving information from their service provider offering an upgrade to... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson called in to wrap up the year with the OceanaGold East Ender Update.
Kit described this year as the year of the drill, saying geologists believe there is more gold to be found in this region. A lot of exploration has gone on this year and... Continue reading »
Downtown Waihi is opening late tonight - Wednesday, December 20.
We hear Santa will be there with free lollies. Sarah Spicer will be entertaining and the kids can get their face painted too!
Every purchase on the night gives shoppers the chance to... Continue reading »
Laneway Resources Ltd has started a new drilling programme on one of its licences in the Hauraki goldfield - EP 54216 (Owharoa).
The Drilling contract has again been awarded to Waihi based company Alton Drilling. Diamond drilling of the hole began... Continue reading »
OceanaGold is getting positive results and making good progress on the Martha Project underground exploration drill drives.
In a recent market update of the company’s global operation, Mick Wilkes, President and CEO of OceanaGold said, “The early... Continue reading »
A 67 year old health worker from Thames whose job was moved 100 kms away and told to accept the change or leave has received a more substantial payout after the Waikato District Health Board appealed an Employment Relations Authority case which... Continue reading »
The Waihi A & P Show is back for the 79th year on Saturday, November 11.Secretary Marilyn Parker spoke to Brian Gentil about this year's show. She's been doing the job for 43 years and still enjoys it.
You won't go hungry on the... 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 »
New Talisman (NTL), the company that has reopened the Talisman Mine in Karanagahake has announced that it has acquired 100% of Newcrest New Zealand Exploration Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Newcrest Mining Limited (Newcrest) that held 80% of the highly... Continue reading »
Twentymans Funeral Services in Thames is celebrating what it describes as a bittersweet legal victory after spending $40,000 to prove it is allowed to serve those who choose cremation.Twentymans undertook an appeal against Thames-Coromandel District... Continue reading »
Owens Flooring at 57 Wilson Rd, Waihi Beach has special reduced prices on three ranges of hard flooring - timber, laminate and vinyl planking for September and October.
Plus, go in the draw to win a Series 2 Apple Watch when you buy any Godfrey... Continue reading »
Some recent news reports have linked OceanaGold’s operations in Waihi with those of another company, New Talisman, engaged in activities in the Karangahake Gorge.
A recent item on television news further confused the situation by combining visuals... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in for a chat about local operations. An upcoming community meeting, the Martha North Wall, silver to gold ratios, a filled in sinkhole, electric utes and 'Dr Phil' at the Education... Continue reading »
Waihi has a new business in town - Shine Metal Polishers.
Bling out your hot rod, classic car, boat, bike or house wares. For all your metal polishing, see Mike at Shine Metal Polishers, 56 Fisher Road, Waihi.
With over 40 years experience ... Mike... Continue reading »
Resource consent to create 43 residential lots on part of the former Paeroa Racecourse has been granted.
While the majority of the former racecourse site is zoned Reserve (Active) and will require a plan change before any residential development can... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to OceanaGold's Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson about mining operations. This month's interview is very interesting and well worth taking the time to listen to if you missed it live.
Brian asked about weather... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with baker extraordinaire Vic Luon this morning.
Vic and his wife Phida own and manage the Waihi Bakery in Seddon Street and this year Vic entered some of his Waihi pies in the Bakels NZ Pie Awards.
After speaking with him... Continue reading »