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Wondering whether you need a fire permit for your brazier, charcoal bbq or to burn rubbish?

Wondering whether you need a fire permit for your brazier, charcoal bbq or to burn rubbish?

Posted January 20, 2020
Emergency Services , Environmental

Wondering whether you need a fire permit for your brazier, charcoal bbq or to burn rubbish? Fire Emergency New Zealand...

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Total watering ban Waihi and Waikino

Total watering ban Waihi and Waikino

Posted January 15, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

A total watering ban is now in place in Waihi and Waikino River levels in Waihi and Waikino are low...

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Fishery officers stop suspected illegal snapper sales - Thames

Fishery officers stop suspected illegal snapper sales - Thames

Posted January 14, 2020
Environmental

Fisheries officers have stopped a group of commercial fishers in the Thames region who were allegedly under-reporting catches and unlawfully...

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Small Steps have GIANT consequences for Kauri Giants

Small Steps have GIANT consequences for Kauri Giants

Posted January 13, 2020
Environmental , Podcasts

Your small steps can have GIANT consequences on our gentle giants...Brian Gentil spoke to Vivienne McLean from the Kauri 2000...

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Waihi and Waikino Water restrictions

Waihi and Waikino Water restrictions

Posted January 10, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

With little rain forecast, water restrictions are now in place for Waihi and Waikino, to help manage the demand and...

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Waihi and Waikino water restrictions are likely. Please conserve water where you can now.

Waihi and Waikino water restrictions are likely. Please conserve water where you can now.

Posted December 30, 2019
Environmental , Education , Council Matters

Here are a few simple tips to save water: Turn the tap off while you are brushing your teeth, only...

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Kauri 2000 Trust Message

Kauri 2000 Trust Message

Posted December 30, 2019
Environmental

The simple steps you take to clean your gear will help protect our kauri forests and could mean the difference...

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Rāhui/prohibition placed on shellfish gathering in Te Mātā and Tapu

Rāhui/prohibition placed on shellfish gathering in Te Mātā and Tapu

Posted December 24, 2019
Environmental

Thames Coast iwi Ngāti Tamaterā has placed a rāhui, or prohibition, over the Te Mātā and Tapu (Waipatukahu) shellfisheries, which...

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Why do Shellfish Biotixin Warnings happen at this time of year?

Why do Shellfish Biotixin Warnings happen at this time of year?

Posted December 24, 2019
Environmental

Brian Gentil spoke to Piers Harrison, Specialist Adviser for New Zealand Food Safety in Wellington for the Ministry of Primary...

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Marine biotoxin warning issued

Marine biotoxin warning issued

Posted December 19, 2019
Environmental

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume...

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Spike's floody big adventure

Spike's floody big adventure

Posted December 13, 2019
Podcasts , Environmental

Waihi's Lego Master - Spike from Spike's Bricks and Models has been down south doing some specialist on farm work...

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Prime Minister Jacinda Adern Statement

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern Statement

Posted December 10, 2019
Environmental

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern has made a statement after the devastating eruption on Whakaari / White Island yesterday

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Civil Defence advisory issued

Civil Defence advisory issued

Posted December 09, 2019
Emergency Services , Environmental

Civil Defence has issued a warning about the hazards in the immediate vicinity of Whakaari / White Island. Volcanic hazards...

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Whakaari / White Island Erupting

Whakaari / White Island Erupting

Posted December 09, 2019
Environmental

An eruption has occurred at White Island at 2.30 pm today.

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Thunder & lightning very very frightening

Thunder & lightning very very frightening

Posted December 09, 2019
Weather , Environmental

New Zealand weather forecasters have been very busy so far this summer. MetService meteorologist Andy Best comments, “The weather pattern...

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Got a kauri in your garden? You may need a resource consent - TCDCThames

Got a kauri in your garden? You may need a resource consent - TCDCThames

Posted December 05, 2019
Council Matters , Environmental

Coromandel District Council is telling property owners if you have a kauri tree on or near your property and you...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted December 04, 2019
Business , Environmental

Kit Wilson called in for a chat about local mining operations with Brian Gentil this morning.

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Next phase of Pike River recovery underway in time for Christmas

Next phase of Pike River recovery underway in time for Christmas

Posted December 04, 2019
Environmental

The next phase of the Pike River Re-entry project is underway. Fresh air will be pumped into the Pike River...

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Seven farmers fined for pollution

Seven farmers fined for pollution

Posted December 03, 2019
Environmental

In separate cases taken by Waikato Regional Council, seven farming entities have been convicted and fined a total of $303,700...

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Dog control called for on Trig Track

Dog control called for on Trig Track

Posted November 29, 2019
Environmental

Dog owners walking their dogs on the Trig Track at Waihi Beach are asked to keep their dogs under control...

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Reducing air pollution at the Mount

Reducing air pollution at the Mount

Posted November 28, 2019
Council Matters , Environmental , Health

A new, official airshed covering the Mount Maunganui industrial area will help Bay of Plenty Regional Council better manage air...

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Volcanic Unrest Continues at Whakaari/White Island

Volcanic Unrest Continues at Whakaari/White Island

Posted November 18, 2019
Environmental

Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island and some monitored parameters show further increases in activity. Hazards on the island are...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted November 06, 2019
Environmental , Business

Click on our podcast link to hear what Kit Wilson had to say.

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OceanaGold jobs at risk

OceanaGold jobs at risk

Posted November 06, 2019
Environmental , Media Release , Business

Gold FM has been contacted by people who are worried about a reduction of staff numbers at OceanaGold in Waihi....

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More support for schools to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact

More support for schools to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact

Posted November 06, 2019
Education , Environmental

The Government is supporting schools to cut down their energy consumption and reduce environmental impacts, with a quarter of all...

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Hamilton City council fined for discharge to river

Hamilton City council fined for discharge to river

Posted November 05, 2019
Environmental , Council Matters

Hamilton City Council has been convicted and fined $54,000 for a discharge of untreated wastewater into the Waikato River from...

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Recycling Week NZ: 21 - 27 October 2019

Recycling Week NZ: 21 - 27 October 2019

Posted October 21, 2019
Environmental

Recycling Week is all about encouraging New Zealanders to be conscious about their procurement and disposal practices and adopt effective...

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Waihi Beach Trig Trail scheduled for maintenance

Waihi Beach Trig Trail scheduled for maintenance

Posted October 18, 2019
Environmental

On Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd October, there is scheduled maintenance on the Trig Trail at Waihi Beach, for the...

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Smart Environmental narrowly avoids another fire

Smart Environmental narrowly avoids another fire

Posted October 17, 2019
Environmental

Here's a great example showing why it is so important to dispose of batteries properly. Smart Environmental's Kopu Recycling Plant...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted October 10, 2019
Environmental , Podcasts , Business

Kit Wilson joined Brian Gentil in the studio for a catch up about local mining operations. A rather large blast...

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Older posts in this category...

October 7 is World Habitat Day October 07, 2019

OceanaGold welcomes positive decision for Waihi October 07, 2019

Green light for flood reduction work in Kaiaua September 26, 2019

The Great Kererū Count is On! September 20, 2019

Celebrate Conservation @ Sustainable Blue Backyard September 19, 2019

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

Protestors get their message across to New Talisman AGM shareholders September 18, 2019

Conservation Week 14 - 22 September celebrates 50 years September 17, 2019

Sustainable Blue Backyard Invite September 13, 2019

Nature Needs Us September 13, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update and more September 12, 2019

An Interview with Paula Bennett September 06, 2019

Caution advised at Buffalo Beach Whitianga September 04, 2019

Kerepehi water shutdown – 4 September September 03, 2019

Coromandel district to benefit from responsible camping funding September 03, 2019

MP asks Spark to cease work on Coromandel Town cell phone tower September 02, 2019

Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers August 28, 2019

Forest & Bird opposes government funding for Coromandel Marine Gateway August 15, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update August 08, 2019

Regional council to show off how Paeroa’s new floodgates on SH26 operate August 02, 2019

Pre-hearing meetings held for proposed Kaimai wind farm August 01, 2019

Hauraki district to take urgent climate change action August 01, 2019

MP for Coromandel picks up Climate Change portfolio July 30, 2019

Emergency Services Exercise in Whangamata this Saturday July 26, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update July 24, 2019

Massive illegal haul of flounder and oysters shocks fishery officers July 23, 2019

Government grants for help with heating available for eligible home owners July 19, 2019

Whitianga's great pipes July 18, 2019

Remembering the 2012 Waihi underground mine fire July 17, 2019

Government funding tops off Kaiaua leg of Hauraki Rail Trail July 17, 2019

Safer journeys ahead for godwits and redknots July 15, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update July 11, 2019

Remembering the Rainbow Warrior and Fernando Pereira July 10, 2019

Getting inside the mining fence and Gold Story gets easier July 09, 2019

Severe Weather eases in time for School Holidays July 04, 2019

BOP Flood Room Activated July 04, 2019

Plastic not Fantastic from today July 01, 2019

BOP declares Climate Emergency June 28, 2019

Clear night skies ahead for many places to spot Matariki rising June 24, 2019

Are you ready if the worst happens? June 20, 2019

New drinking water reservoirs almost ready to flow June 19, 2019

Fine and Frosty Forecast June 17, 2019

Watch this Space! June 10, 2019

OceanaGold Media Statement June 07, 2019

Coromandel Watchdog Opposes Oceana Gold Judicial Review June 07, 2019

Coromandel MP drops in for chat June 07, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update May 29, 2019

Moving Day this Saturday for farmers May 28, 2019

Local Mayor out of touch with community - Protect Karangahake May 27, 2019

Earthquake swarm livens up Whakaari - White Island May 27, 2019

Good Gypsy Day planning key to preventing pest plant spread May 21, 2019

Drill rig installs water measuring tool May 21, 2019

Dirty Ridge - MetService are forecasting a mild Autumn week of weather May 20, 2019

Court action likely after men take more than 3,500 pipi from Bay of Plenty harbour May 20, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update May 16, 2019

Communities encouraged to reduce waste in face of rising costs May 14, 2019

Hauraki District Council's Kaimanawa drinking water supply project begins May 13, 2019

OceanaGold applies for Wharekirauponga mine permit May 12, 2019

Coromandel Watchdog Challenges Government to Honour Promises May 12, 2019

A cooler and windier week ahead May 12, 2019

OceanaGold Projects Update May 08, 2019

Sage leaves bad taste in Mayor’s mouth May 07, 2019

No Place For Tailings says Coromandel Watchdog May 03, 2019

LINZ explains process Oceana Gold’s overseas investment application May 03, 2019

Gold mining company disappointed at Minister’s decision May 03, 2019

OceanaGold's purchase of two Waihi farms declined May 03, 2019

Coromandel crayfish poachers are low-lifes April 24, 2019

Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino have now been lifted April 23, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary April 18, 2019

Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa protests begin April 16, 2019

Lead up to Easter on a high April 15, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update 04.04.2019 April 04, 2019

TCDC Council Majority says no to Climate Change Declaration April 02, 2019

Large fine for leaching chicken manure into river March 28, 2019

Full moon, Supermoon, Harvest moon rising tonight March 21, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update 20.03.2019 March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Adern acknowledges the School Strike 4 Climate Action March 15, 2019

Pike River Mine re-entry March 12, 2019

Palms stolen from Waihi Beach property March 11, 2019

TCDC mitigating beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay March 06, 2019

OceanaGold Update March 06, 2019

Warm weather set to continue March 05, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary on alternate days March 05, 2019

Rallying call goes out for protection against mining conservation land March 05, 2019

Bird poo likely cause of Uretara River E.coli levels March 05, 2019

Waihi Beach Community Board speaks up about KiwiCamp facility March 04, 2019

Coromandel Town Goldmine becoming a popular sustainable business February 28, 2019

Total Watering Ban lifted in Waihi and Waikino February 26, 2019

OceanaGold announces maiden resource at Wharekirauponga on the Coromandel Peninsula February 25, 2019

OceanaGold Project Martha Update 20.02.2019 February 20, 2019

DoC opposes Kaimai wind farm proposal February 20, 2019

Total watering ban still in place - Waihi and Waikino February 18, 2019

MetService are forecasting what looks to be the wettest week this year. February 18, 2019

Total watering ban in Waihi and Waikino February 16, 2019

New fines on the way for Hauraki District dumpers February 15, 2019

Surf Lifesaving New Zealand urges caution due to large swell February 11, 2019

OceanaGold stands by family of miner February 07, 2019

Project Martha ready to start February 05, 2019

Kia ora to Indonesia January 31, 2019

OceanaGold Update January 30, 2019

Hellers prosecuted over mispackaged Sizzlers sausages January 30, 2019

Toxic shellfish warning should be taken seriously January 25, 2019

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

Coromandel Watchdog guards their backyard January 22, 2019

OceanaGold Update January 16, 2019

Wind farm submissions close 4.30 pm January 31 January 08, 2019

Spreading the Kauri Dieback message to avoid spreading Kauri Dieback January 08, 2019

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