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31 COVID-19 cases in last 3 days

31 COVID-19 cases in last 3 days

Posted January 10, 2021
Health

There has been an average of around 10 new and historical cases of COVID-19 at the border, per day, since...

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Name release - Waihi Beach death

Name release - Waihi Beach death

Posted January 08, 2021
Emergency Services

Police have released the name of the young woman who died at Waihi Beach on 7 January 2021.

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Police Statement After Tragic Death At Waihi Beach Yesterday

Police Statement After Tragic Death At Waihi Beach Yesterday

Posted January 08, 2021
Emergency Services

Police would like to acknowledge the young woman who died yesterday evening at Waihī Beach, and her family and friends...

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Suspected Shark Attack: Surf Life Saving Patrol Update

Suspected Shark Attack: Surf Life Saving Patrol Update

Posted January 08, 2021
Emergency Services , Media Release

Surf Lifesaving New Zealand has issued an update after the tragic circumstances at Waihi Beach yesterday:

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Top Baby Names For 2020

Top Baby Names For 2020

Posted January 07, 2021
Media Release

There’s a new name at the top of this years’ baby names list. Isla beat Charlotte and Amelia to debut...

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Woman dies following suspected shark attack, Waihi Beach

Woman dies following suspected shark attack, Waihi Beach

Posted January 07, 2021
Emergency Services

One person has died this afternoon following an incident at Waihi Beach. Initial indications suggest she may have been injured...

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Gold FM Fire Call Out

Gold FM Fire Call Out

Posted January 07, 2021
Emergency Services , Podcasts

The first Gold FM Fire Call Out for 2021 covers a busy one with Waihi Fire & Rescue Chief Fire...

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Active weather continues, more settled next week

Active weather continues, more settled next week

Posted January 07, 2021
Weather

MetService is forecasting active weather into the weekend, but relatively settled conditions look to prevail from Sunday into the new...

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Fire closes Katikati Countdown

Fire closes Katikati Countdown

Posted January 07, 2021
Emergency Services , Business

Katikati Countdown is closed after an early morning fire at the supermarket. An alarm activated at Countdown Katikati at about...

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4 new cases in 2 days of COVID-19 in managed isolation

4 new cases in 2 days of COVID-19 in managed isolation

Posted January 07, 2021
Health , Podcasts

There are 4 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since our last media statement on...

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Helicopter to the rescue!

Helicopter to the rescue!

Posted January 07, 2021
Emergency Services

The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter crew flew to Waihi to assist a male patient in his 70’s involved in an...

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Plugging the leaks to conserve water in Hauraki District

Plugging the leaks to conserve water in Hauraki District

Posted January 06, 2021
Council Matters , Environmental

There’s a limit to how much water we can take from rivers as river levels are lower than they were...

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Near drowning victim returns home

Near drowning victim returns home

Posted January 06, 2021
Health

A young girl who nearly drowned at Miranda Hot Pools has been discharged from hospital.

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Please Leave Your Inflatable Flamingo At The Pool

Please Leave Your Inflatable Flamingo At The Pool

Posted January 06, 2021
Emergency Services

The weather is heating up and, for those of us still on holiday, now is the perfect time to test...

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Gold FM Police File

Gold FM Police File

Posted January 06, 2021
Emergency Services , Podcasts

Senior Community Constable reported in on local police work. Click on our podcast link to hear the full Police File...

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Sea-level Threat Yet To Dampen Demand For Coastal Property

Sea-level Threat Yet To Dampen Demand For Coastal Property

Posted January 06, 2021
Business , Media Release

New Zealand could be in deep water if we don’t dampen our enthusiasm for coastal real estate according to Quotable...

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Holiday Drowning Toll Stands At Three

Holiday Drowning Toll Stands At Three

Posted January 06, 2021
Media Release

Preliminary figures from Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) indicate the preventable fatal drowning toll for the official holiday period is...

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Serious crash SH2 Waihi

Serious crash SH2 Waihi

Posted January 06, 2021
Emergency Services

Emergency services were called to the scene of a serious crash on SH2 in Waihi this morning. Police said they received...

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Warm and humid conditions to come

Warm and humid conditions to come

Posted January 05, 2021
Weather

Last week a trough moved slowly across New Zealand bringing periods of rain and thunderstorms to much of the country....

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Water demand continues to cause concern in Western Bay

Water demand continues to cause concern in Western Bay

Posted January 05, 2021
Council Matters , Environmental

High water use across the whole Western Bay District is continuing to put pressure on reservoir levels, prompting a reminder...

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6 new cases in 2 days of COVID-19 in managed isolation

6 new cases in 2 days of COVID-19 in managed isolation

Posted January 05, 2021
Health

There are 6 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since our last media statement on...

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New testing for high risk countries now in place

New testing for high risk countries now in place

Posted January 03, 2021
Health

New requirements for people arriving from the United Kingdom and United States came into effect as of 11:59pm on 31...

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19 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation in 3 days

19 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation in 3 days

Posted January 03, 2021
Health

There are 19 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since our last media statement on...

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Alcohol disorder incidents escalate

Alcohol disorder incidents escalate

Posted January 01, 2021
Emergency Services

Alcohol related disorder and damage incidents have escalated at Whangamata and Waihi Beach.

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Drive to the conditions to arrive alive

Drive to the conditions to arrive alive

Posted January 01, 2021
Emergency Services

Waikato Police have a message for motorists travelling around the Coromandel.

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Spreading the Kauri Dieback message to avoid spreading Kauri Dieback

Spreading the Kauri Dieback message to avoid spreading Kauri Dieback

Posted January 01, 2021
Environmental , Podcasts

With so many visitors coming to enjoy Coromandel forests it's important everyone remembers to ensure they make sure anything taken...

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Additional COVID-19 Tests For Returnees From Higher Risk Countries

Additional COVID-19 Tests For Returnees From Higher Risk Countries

Posted December 31, 2020
Health , Media Release

An additional test for COVID-19 will be required for returnees from higher risk countries such as the United Kingdom on...

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Party Safely These Holidays

Party Safely These Holidays

Posted December 31, 2020
Emergency Services

Police want to remind Kiwis to drink and behave responsibly over this New Year's break.

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Weather Forecast for the New Year

Weather Forecast for the New Year

Posted December 31, 2020
Weather

The outlook for New Year’s Eve revelers is for mostly fine weather at the midnight hour, with generally light winds...

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Gold FM Fire Call Out

Gold FM Fire Call Out

Posted December 31, 2020
Emergency Services , Podcasts

On the final Gold FM Fire Callout for 2020 Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens joined Brian Gentil to run...

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