There was something for everyone at the Waihi This IS ME Festival at Morgan Park last Saturday, February 17.
Lots to see, lots to find out about, lots to do...and lots of smiles and happy people!
Check out our album of photos from the event in... Continue reading »
Here's the This Is ME Festival demo timetable for you...
The weather is looking suntastic for tomorrow's This Is ME Festival at Morgan Park, Waihi!
Sport Waikato and Waihi Sport n Action have been busy getting organised. Amy Marfell caught... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Sport Waikato Women & Girl's Campaign Advisor Amy Marfell. Sport Waikato is keen to encourage women’s participation in sport, physical activity and recreation across the Waikato region. They have developed an... Continue reading »
Due to last Friday's weather event, large volumes of sand and soil have been deposited in some locations, and many residents will be keen to move this material off their properties. It is possible this sand and soil may be contaminated due to... Continue reading »
The Ministry for Primary Industries has today removed the shellfish biotoxin warnings for the Northland west coast and the Bay of Plenty regions.
Recent water and shellfish sampling for algae and their toxins has shown that shellfish are now safe... Continue reading »
The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter crew were called on to assist a male patient in his 60's who had slipped and cut his hand with a chainsaw while clearing fallen tree debris on the road at Kaiaua last Friday.
Because of the wet weather, Westpac... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s largest and newest travelling festival, the Extravaganza Fair is coming back to Waihi Beach and Whangamata this summer!
Brian spoke to Hipsy this morning to find out more details.
ENTRY IS FREE and there is plenty to see and do for all... 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 »
If you saw the Christmas themed miniature horses and dogs at the GO Waihi Christmas Parade last week and like a lot of people loved what you saw, you have an opportunity to get up close to the happy critters at the BIG Fun Day this Saturday at... Continue reading »
Posted 1 December 2017
by Gold FM
in Media Release and Health
Media Release: Toe te Ora - Public Health
With the year drawing to a close and school holidays fast approaching, we can almost taste rest and recreation. With this in mind, the Bay of Plenty Medical Officer of Health is reminding residents to check that their immunisations are up to date to... Continue reading »
The first ever It's Not Ok campaign using local champions to share messages about domestic violence and how to get help happened in Waihi in 2010. Gold FM was involved in the first campaign and is pleased to continue our support.
Since 2010 the... Continue reading »
The New Zealand Blood Service is visiting Paeroa today. Can you save up to three lives by rolling up a sleeve and lending an arm at the Paeroa War Memorial Hall between 9 am and 1 pm?
Every drop counts and you never know - you or someone you know... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Nick Price, the MC for tomorrow's Vegetarian Festival which is happening at the Waihi International Academy on Landlyst Road.
The festival is a feast for the eyes, ears and stomach with an amazing array of things... 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 »
Personal safety is something all of us need to think about in our everyday lives. It can include feeling safe in your home and neighbourhood, keeping safe on the internet and is especially important for our senior citizens.
A free 'Seniors... 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 »
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 »
St John Waihi needs a new building and is always looking for creative ways to raise funds.The Arty Bra Show fits the brief and is being hosted by St John at the Waihi Beach Community Centre on September 30 this year.
Male models are needed to strap... Continue reading »
New Zealand's Daffodil Day symbolises hope for 1 in 3 New Zealanders affected by cancer.
Whether it's buying daffodils / donating to street collectors, purchasing merchandise, or making a donation by text/phone or online,... Continue reading »
The New Zealand Blood Service is visiting the Waihi Memorial Hall between 12 and 4.30 pm today. It isn't every day you can do something to save someone's life - but that's exactly what you can do today at the Waihi Memorial Hall. By... Continue reading »