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 »
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 »
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.
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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 »
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 »
Senior Constable Scott Tyrell phoned in this morning to ask Waihi locals to ensure they lock up after a series of cars were broken into last night in Waihi.
While heavy rain can sometimes be a deterrent to thieves, it seems the rain has been used... Continue reading »
At approximately 9:15 pm last night Police located Arana Barlow, the 36-year-old who was being sought in relation to an incident on Ngati Maru Highway in Thames this afternoon.
The man was found at an address in Kelston, Auckland and is assisting... Continue reading »
Police are actively looking for 36-year-old man Arana Barlow after an incident at an address on Ngati Maru Highway in Thames this afternoon.
Police were called to the scene at approximately 4pm and a woman was flown to Waikato Hospital with stab... Continue reading »
Police are currently responding to an incident on Ngati Maru Highway in Thames.
A woman has been taken to hospital in a critical condition.
Police were called to the address at approximately 4pm and are currently at the scene working to establish... Continue reading »
Acting Sergeant Sterling Huett updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
Thursday, September 28:A male in his 40’s was issued with an infringement notice and alcohol was seized when he was found drinking a box of Cody’s outside the Waihi Fire... Continue reading »
We're saluting Waihi local Karen Dodd for her determination to fulfil a long-held ambition. Karen is one of the recruits of Wing 307 graduating from the Royal New Zealand Police College this Thursday, 28 September.
Juggling a family of four... Continue reading »
Police are looking for an offender who threatened to shoot a Waihi Mobil worker last night, Tuesday, September 26.
The man entered the Mobil station on Seddon Street around 9.30 pm and made verbal threats to shoot staff.
Wearing black mesh over his... Continue reading »
Police have released the name of a man who died following an accident on a farm in Whenuakite, Eastern Coromandel on Saturday, 23 September.
He was Arthur Hinds of Whenuakite.
Mr Hinds, 70, was working with a chainsaw on a farm on Saturday when he... Continue reading »
Sergeant Craig Thorne updated the Police File this week.
Between Thursday 14th of September - Wednesday 20th September an address on Rata Street, Waihi has been broken into. A number of tools and a laptop were stolen.
On Wednesday the 20th in... Continue reading »
Tauranga Police are concerned for the safety of 80-year-old John Lee who was reported missing in Mt Maunganui yesterday afternoon.
John was last seen at the Mt Maunganui RSA early yesterday afternoon.
He drives a blue, 1998, BMW 328i Saloon, reg.... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens this morning. Just after the interview with Moe aired live on Gold FM a listener called in to say how much she appreciated her local fire service. She couldn't praise the people... Continue reading »
State Highway 2 at Ngatea, in the Hauraki District, was blocked due to a serious crash reportedly involving two vehicles on Saturday night.
Emergency services were notified just after 9:35 pm.
Diversions were put in place off the state highway north... Continue reading »
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was justified in shooting Michael Taylor at Paeroa on 10 June 2016.
Three officers in two Police cars travelled to the rural property where Mr Taylor lived after his partner... Continue reading »
Sergeant Craig Thorne updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Burglaries, car break-ins, and a very successful result from a Search Warrant with arrests, stolen property, and Methamphetamine recovery feature.
Between 9.30 pm Monday, September 11... Continue reading »