Tired changing rooms at the Waihi Community Swimming Pool will receive a new lease on life as part of an overall upgrade planned for next year.
Built at Waihi College with the assistance of community fundraising around 50 years ago, the pool and... 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 »
SAFE urges people to steer clear of rodeo cruelty by avoiding the Omahu Valley bullride this weekend.
Investigators at New Zealand rodeo events have filmed bulls being riled up into ‘performing’, with methods including shocks with electric prods,... 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 »
It’s always good to hear about young achievers in our communities. Waihi College celebrated some of them yesterday.
Included in the recipients of awards for Service to the Community were 16-year-old Jacob Drake, a 3rd-year lifeguard and IRB driver... Continue reading »
Te Hononga o Waihi Kapa Haka group from Waihi Central and Waimata Schools, competed at the 45th Annual Hauraki Festival last Friday and came away with some awesome prizes.
They won 1st Place for the Waiata Tira/Choral, 2nd for Te Reo Maori, 2nd for... Continue reading »
It's a new month which means GoldFest is finished for another year. There were plenty of activities throughout October including a Rock Painting Day with the Waihi Rock Painting Group.
Tui Makea sent through some pics and summary of their day.... 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 »
The Khaki Miners, a permanent exhibition in the OceanaGold Education Centre on Morseby Avenue, Waihi was officially opened by Ross Thomas, Australian Executive Producer of the film Beneath Hill 60 today.
Thanks to the generosity and support of a... Continue reading »
Krista from Waihi Beach School called in to talk about the Over the Top Fun Run happening on Saturday, September 30.
Krista said the track goes over the top to Homunga Bay for the big 10km trail run but there's something for everyone with the... Continue reading »
We talked Pippins, Brownies and Girl Guide biscuits with Austine, Team Unit Leader for Waihi Brownies, Melanie, a Brownie Leader and Claire and Libby, who were able to talk about Brownies and Pippins from the 'inside'.
Waihi Pippins teach... Continue reading »
Maree Clark is a local mortgage advisor keen to help first home buyers of any age to realise their dream of owning a home.Maree is holding a First Home Buyers Seminar at Giles and Associates in Waihi this evening from 5.30 pm until 7.30 pm.
Anyone... Continue reading »
Waihi College international students Xenia and Hiroto, along with chaperone John Keall, joined Brian Gentil in the studio for a chat.
Xenia is from Zurich in Switzerland and Hiroto is from Japan. The populations of their home cities are huge in... Continue reading »
It was a pleasure to welcome Jan and Franzi to the Gold FM studio today. They are both German students attending Waihi College.
Jan scored 'Brownie points' by saying he first thought about going to Australia but when he found out he could... Continue reading »
Downtown Waihi was treated to smiling faces and sweet voices singing waiata as Waihi's combined schools made their way up Seddon Street to the PumpHouse reserve for kai, waiata and korero to celebrate Matariki.
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Brian Gentil was joined by Kit Wilson in the Gold FM studio this morning. Kit had his Waihi Heritage hat on as he explained what the Pick & Shovel Men exhibition is all about.
The mobile exhibition is dedicated to the miners who left New... Continue reading »
Noana from Switzerland and Paul from Germany, along with John Keall from Waihi College, joined Brian in the studio for a Kiwi radio experience. Considering English is not their first language these international students who are attending Waihi... Continue reading »
We learnt a little bit about Switzerland and China in the Gold FM Breakfast Show this morning.
Brian was joined in the studio by Dario from Switzerland, Jenny from China and passionate advocate for international educational opportunities, John... Continue reading »
Waihi RSA Fishing Club is holding a kids fishing competition on Sunday, May 28.
Entry forms are available at the Waihi RSA and at Waihi Sport & Cycles on Seddon Street. It's $5 to enter and there are plenty of chances for the kids to take... Continue reading »
It was a pleasure to welcome two international students, along with their chaperone to Gold FM's Breakfast Show today.
John Keall has had a lot to do with international student programmes and he approached us to see whether students could... Continue reading »