Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO Edmond Leahy has been busy. An important meeting happened yesterday where a significant milestone was reached with the announcement that a woman will chair the Chief's board. Tonia Cawood is very experienced and... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what has been triggering the alarm at the fire station lately. Six callouts are becoming the weekly average at the moment, Moe said.
On Monday, February 12 the alarm at the... Continue reading »
A new rugby season is ready to kick off and Gold FM and Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate have teamed up to bring you the latest local, national and international rugby news throughout the season with the expert help of Thames Valley Rugby CEO Edmond... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Matthias from Circus Aotearoa this morning. Circus Aotearoa is in town until Sunday. Shows are happening Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Check out www.circusaotearoa.co.nz for showtimes and to book your seats.
The ticket... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Jo Tilsley from Positive Paeroa to find out how preparations for the biggest street race in New Zealand are going.
All the hard work comes to fruition on Sunday morning when motorcycles start their engines and make some... Continue reading »
Mayor John Tregidga called in to talk about Council Matters and spoke about brown drinking water issues. While there is no quick fix for the brown-tinted drinking water periodically on tap in the Hauraki Plains, the Council is investigating a... Continue reading »
Circus Aotearoa is coming to Waihi. Shows are on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday under the Big Top at the Waihi A & P Showgrounds.
Brian Gentil spoke to Ringmaster Damien to find out what people can expect from New Zealand's very own... Continue reading »
Community Constable Hartley North updated the Police File this week. Waihi police have had a busy week dealing with a variety of offences and incidents, including a fatal crash on SH2. Click play to hear the full Police File.
Wednesday 31 January A... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Listen in to hear the full report.
Sunday 28 JanuaryA 24 year old Waihi Beach male was warned by police for pointing an air rifle at a paraglider near The Crescent, Waihi... Continue reading »
We're into a new year and Hauraki Mayor John Tregidga and his council have been busy supporting Kaiaua residents since the devastating flood early in January. The Mayor said long-term flooding issues need to be addressed. Support from central... 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 »
The Coromandel's kauri trees are under threat from Kauri Dieback. There is no cure for kauri dieback, it can be spread by just a pinhead of soil, and you can't tell by looking whether a tree is infected or not. But you can help to stop the... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Police attended a variety of offences and incidents over the past week.
Tuesday 16 JanuaryA 43-year-old Waihi male was arrested for threatening behaviour and assault charges... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens about fire callouts. A couple of serious crashes have caused problems in the Karangahake Gorge this week, including a large truck or B train that is on its side just past Doherty's... Continue reading »
Waihi Beach surfer Levi Stewart is riding the crest of a wave after surfing his way to a third placing at the Health 2000 National Surfing Championships held in Gisborne last Saturday, 13th January.
Despite a serious back injury two years ago Levi... 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 »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Chief Fire officer Moe Stevens about the callouts the local volunteers have attended over the past week.
Waihi College has been targeted with small deliberately lit fires that could be extremely dangerous.
It's not... 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 »
Mayor John Tregidga called in to talk Council Matters on Tuesday, December 19.
Fire restrictions kick off from December 20. Fires will require a permit from now on. Mayor Tregidga suggested people ring the council if they'd like a permit.
... Continue reading »
We welcomed Waihi Ward Chairman and Councillor Max McLean into the Gold FM studio for a chat about fun this morning.
Max is organising the BIG Fun Day happening at Gilmour Lake in Waihi this Saturday afternoon from 6 pm.
Max was at a Local... Continue reading »