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Border Exception Granted For Some Returning International Tertiary Students

Border Exception Granted For Some Returning International Tertiary Students

Posted January 14, 2021
Education , Media Release

The Government has approved an exception class for 1000 international tertiary students, degree level and above, who began their study...

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Safety Concerns As Kiwis Expected To Flock To Waterways In Numbers

Safety Concerns As Kiwis Expected To Flock To Waterways In Numbers

Posted December 22, 2020
Education

After a difficult year New Zealanders will be keen to hit the beaches, lakes and rivers this holiday season and...

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Don’t Let a Rip End in R.I.P This Summer

Don’t Let a Rip End in R.I.P This Summer

Posted December 04, 2020
Education , Emergency Services

Summer is here and Surf Lifeguards want to make sure every Kiwi makes it home for Christmas after a day...

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Electric shock survivor warns of power line danger following horrific accident

Electric shock survivor warns of power line danger following horrific accident

Posted November 20, 2020
Education

The first jolt of electricity from overhead power lines went through the right-hand side of avocado harvester Troy Hall’s head...

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Fire destroys Waikino School Whare Manu area

Fire destroys Waikino School Whare Manu area

Posted November 17, 2020
Education , Emergency Services , Podcasts

The Waikino School community is in shock after a fire destroyed an area of the school early on Monday morning....

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Exploring NZ's Post-pandemic Future - University of Auckland

Exploring NZ's Post-pandemic Future - University of Auckland

Posted November 16, 2020
Education

New Zealand needs to have tough conversations about how we can make collective decisions to improve the long-term prospects of...

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Privacy is precious - protect it, respect it

Privacy is precious - protect it, respect it

Posted November 02, 2020
Education , Music / Entertainment / Events

Privacy Week , running from 2-6 November 2020, heralds the transition to a new law, which gives people better privacy...

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New Government Urged To Keep Its Human Rights And Te Tiriti Promises

New Government Urged To Keep Its Human Rights And Te Tiriti Promises

Posted October 29, 2020
Education

The Human Rights Commission is urging the new Government to keep its human rights and Te Tiriti promises which are...

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Border exceptions for a small number of international students with visas

Border exceptions for a small number of international students with visas

Posted October 12, 2020
Education

The Government has established a new category that will allow 250 international PhD and postgraduate students to enter New Zealand...

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Scammer warning ...

Scammer warning ...

Posted September 21, 2020
Education

Gold FM received a call from a listener wanting to warn others about a phone scam. She wants to remind...

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Office Manager Position @ Waihi Beach School

Office Manager Position @ Waihi Beach School

Posted September 16, 2020
Education

Waihi Beach School is looking for a highly organised, fun and caring person to join their team at Waihi Beach...

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Book your Waihi Central School Free Scrap Metal Collection now!

Book your Waihi Central School Free Scrap Metal Collection now!

Posted September 15, 2020
Education

Waihi Central School is getting 'Scrap Metal Happy' this week. Everyone will be happy if you donate your unwanted scrap...

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Look up in the orchard – Power lines can kill

Look up in the orchard – Power lines can kill

Posted September 15, 2020
Education

Electricity lines company Powerco has launched a new safety initiative highlighting the ‘4-metre danger zone’ safety message for people working...

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Ko Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - It's Maori Language Week

Ko Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - It's Maori Language Week

Posted September 13, 2020
Education

Māori Language week has been celebrated each year from 1975. Māori Language Day is September 14 and commemorates the presentation...

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Government allows children in limbo to enrol at local schools

Government allows children in limbo to enrol at local schools

Posted September 10, 2020
Education

School-age children from overseas who are unable to leave New Zealand due to COVID-19 will be allowed to go to...

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Secondary Principals’ Council Questions Decision To Open Schools For Senior Students

Secondary Principals’ Council Questions Decision To Open Schools For Senior Students

Posted August 18, 2020
Education

Secondary principals are questioning the government’s decision to allow senior Auckland students to attend school under Covid-19 alert level 3...

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Waihi Herb Society invites you to join a growing revolution

Waihi Herb Society invites you to join a growing revolution

Posted July 06, 2020
Health , Education

Penny from the Waihi Herb Society joined Brian Gentil in the studio with an update on their first meeting back...

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Waihi College students collecting donations for local food bank

Waihi College students collecting donations for local food bank

Posted June 16, 2020
Education

It was our pleasure to welcome Zoe, Lucy, Kate and Bella from Waihi College into the Gold FM studio today....

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An accident waiting to happen?

An accident waiting to happen?

Posted June 06, 2020
Education

A student from Whakamarama shared a photo of school students standing on his crowded school bus as they travelled along...

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Gold FM School Report

Gold FM School Report

Posted May 21, 2020
Education , Podcasts

Brian Gentil chatted with Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane and asked how things were now students were back in school...

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Gold FM School Report

Gold FM School Report

Posted May 07, 2020
Education , Podcasts

Brian Gentil caught up with Alistair Cochrane, Principal of Waihi College, where with the Covid-19 lockdown they have just 6...

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Katikati Digital Hub gains provincial funding boost

Katikati Digital Hub gains provincial funding boost

Posted May 06, 2020
Council Matters , Business , Education

Katikati will be home to a regional digital hub thanks to a $400,000 boost from the Provincial Growth Fund, announced...

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Gold FM School Report

Gold FM School Report

Posted May 01, 2020
Education

Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane reported in on how Waihi College has been preparing for students returning to school in...

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Gold FM School Report

Gold FM School Report

Posted April 23, 2020
Education , Podcasts

Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane to find out what Alert Level 3 will look like for...

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Tertiary student support package available from today

Tertiary student support package available from today

Posted April 15, 2020
Education

An immediate student support package announced in response to Covid-19 will assist students financially to continue their studies, Education Minister...

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Gold FM School Report

Gold FM School Report

Posted April 09, 2020
Education

Brian Gentil caught up with Alistair Cochrane, Principal of Waihi College, on Thursday morning about schools in general terms.

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Learning from home ready to roll

Learning from home ready to roll

Posted April 09, 2020
Education

The Ministry of Education is working with partners to develop a package of options so that students can learn at...

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We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Posted March 25, 2020
Education , Health

Since Londoners inspired by Michael Rosen's book 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt' introduced the idea of putting teddy bears...

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Waihi College plans for COVID-19

Waihi College plans for COVID-19

Posted March 19, 2020
Education , Health , Podcasts

Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane called in to the Gold FM studio for his Thursday morning School Report on Gold...

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A message from Prime Minister Jacinda Adern - Major steps taken to protect New Zealanders from COVID-19

A message from Prime Minister Jacinda Adern - Major steps taken to protect New Zealanders from COVID-19

Posted March 14, 2020
Health , Business , Education , Music / Entertainment / Events

A message from Prime Minister Jacinda Adern - Major steps taken to protect New Zealanders from COVID-19

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Waihi College School report February 13, 2020

Waihi College has your Valentines Day treats sorted! February 12, 2020

Are You OK? It is OK to ask for help January 24, 2020

Back to school with Waihi College January 23, 2020

Important dates for Waihi College students January 21, 2020

Holiday drowning toll stands at six January 07, 2020

Waihi and Waikino water restrictions are likely. Please conserve water where you can now. December 30, 2019

Coromandel Road Trip Map and Brochure December 30, 2019

It is OK to ask for help - Champions Emma and Colin Green tell us how... December 20, 2019

White Ribbon invites you to share a cup of tea November 26, 2019

Beware the latest IRD scam email November 26, 2019

Puppies lucky to survive being dumped in forest November 08, 2019

More support for schools to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact November 06, 2019

Waihi Beach RSA donates van to Waihi Beach School October 10, 2019

Today, October 7 is World Day of Bullying Prevention October 07, 2019

Hair yesterday - gone today September 26, 2019

Waihi College Students Shave For A Cure September 23, 2019

Gold FM's Radio School September 19, 2019

Celebrate Conservation @ Sustainable Blue Backyard September 19, 2019

Sand sculptures, rat traps, conservation education and more at Envirohub event September 18, 2019

Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate proudly supports their community September 13, 2019

MEASLES IN THE WAIKATO RISES TO 13 September 11, 2019

An Interview with Paula Bennett September 06, 2019

Waihi College Talent Quest showcases variety September 04, 2019

Waihi College has got talent and you can enjoy it tomorrow night! August 29, 2019

Emergency Services Exercise in Whangamata this Saturday July 26, 2019

Measles confirmed in Thames - people quarantined July 25, 2019

Measles Alert for Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals July 24, 2019

Scam alert July 22, 2019

Safer journeys ahead for godwits and redknots July 15, 2019

Government revises offer for teachers and principals June 14, 2019

Caring for livestock in wild winter weather June 05, 2019

Ngatea Library and Service Centre stays put May 31, 2019

Calling all bookworms! May 31, 2019

Waihi teachers join MegaStrike May 29, 2019

EggBoy’s Eggceptional donation May 29, 2019

Teachers' MegaStrike Marches Tomorrow May 28, 2019

It’s Pink Shirt Day! May 17, 2019

Death in school grounds closes Katikati College May 17, 2019

Waihi College invites you to Pink Ribbon High Tea Fundraiser May 14, 2019

Leo and Rosie Morley get dramatic about Bugsy Malone May 10, 2019

Aiming for full house at Waihi Bridge Club May 08, 2019

Free bridge lessons - what a deal! April 29, 2019

Waihi Lions Book Fair coming Queen's Birthday Weekend...Donate your books, jigsaws, DVDs April 26, 2019

Book your free Bridge lessons - it's the real deal! April 18, 2019

goldblog: Dodgy advertising practices April 10, 2019

Book your free Bridge lessons April 08, 2019

Daylight Saving Time - turn your clocks back April 05, 2019

Beware phone scammers! March 28, 2019

Recent incidents of Parvovirus - TCDC reminds dog owners to vaccinate March 25, 2019

Nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack March 22, 2019

Race Relations Day a chance to remember the victims and survivors of Christchurch attacks March 21, 2019

Ngatea community reads between the lines and says NO! March 06, 2019

Congratulations Mike King - New Zealander of the Year February 15, 2019

Amaru excels at kapahaka February 12, 2019

Arsons at Waihi College - Police appeal for information February 05, 2019

Police investigating four fires at Waihi College February 04, 2019

Gold FM Fire Call Out February 04, 2019

Police warn drivers to secure their cars January 30, 2019

Hellers prosecuted over mispackaged Sizzlers sausages January 30, 2019

Spread the message about Kauri Die Back to avoid spreading the disease January 25, 2019

Public health warning issued for affected shellfish January 25, 2019

WAIHI COLLEGE Important Dates 2019 January 22, 2019

It's time to stop the violence whanau - let's embrace each other with love! January 10, 2019

Protecting Coromandel kauri – it’s up to you! January 04, 2019

Provisional figure for 2018 road deaths January 01, 2019