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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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October 7 is World Habitat Day

October 7 is World Habitat Day

Posted October 07, 2019
Environmental

When we hear the word habitat, we often think of places like the rainforest and broad open forests, the places...

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OceanaGold welcomes positive decision for Waihi

OceanaGold welcomes positive decision for Waihi

Posted October 07, 2019
Media Release , Environmental , Business

OceanaGold welcomes approval under the Overseas Investment Act of its application to purchase 178 hectares of farm land south of...

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Green light for flood reduction work in Kaiaua

Green light for flood reduction work in Kaiaua

Posted September 26, 2019
Media Release , Council Matters , Weather , Environmental , Road Info

A $100,000 project to reduce the impact of flooding in Kaiaua township will begin as soon as the winter weather...

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The Great Kererū Count is On!

The Great Kererū Count is On!

Posted September 20, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Environmental

The Great Kererū Count starts today. It is NZ’s biggest citizen science project to help gather information on the abundance...

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Celebrate Conservation @ Sustainable Blue Backyard

Celebrate Conservation @ Sustainable Blue Backyard

Posted September 19, 2019
Education , Music / Entertainment / Events , Environmental , Podcasts

Brian Gentil chatted with Emma Woods from Envirohub about the Sustainable Blue Backyard, a family friendly free event happening at...

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

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

Posted September 18, 2019
Education , Environmental , Music / Entertainment / Events

The Sand Sculpture Competition at the Sustainable Blue Backyard competition this Sunday is just one of the activities planned. The...

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Protestors get their message across to New Talisman AGM shareholders

Protestors get their message across to New Talisman AGM shareholders

Posted September 18, 2019
Environmental , Business

Local people from the Karangahake Gorge and the 'Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki' group have disrupted the AGM of the New...

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Conservation Week 14 - 22 September celebrates 50 years

Conservation Week 14 - 22 September celebrates 50 years

Posted September 17, 2019
Environmental

It all began in 1969 by The New Zealand Scout Association. Selwyn Field, the Chief Executive Commissioner of The New...

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Sustainable Blue Backyard Invite

Sustainable Blue Backyard Invite

Posted September 13, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Environmental

Your family is invited to the Sustainable Blue Backyard Conservation event – Sunday 22nd September 2019, 10 am – 1...

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Nature Needs Us

Nature Needs Us

Posted September 13, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Environmental

The theme for the Department of Conservation's 50th Conservation Week is Nature needs us. It highlights how much more we...

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OceanaGold Project Martha Update and more

OceanaGold Project Martha Update and more

Posted September 12, 2019
Environmental , Podcasts , Business

Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called in for a chat with Brian Gentil about local mining operations. With the recent downpour...

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An Interview with Paula Bennett

An Interview with Paula Bennett

Posted September 06, 2019
Education , Environmental , Business , Road Info , Podcasts , Health

Paula Bennett, Deputy Leader of the National Party, MP for Upper Harbour visited the Waihi district yesterday.

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Caution advised at Buffalo Beach Whitianga

Caution advised at Buffalo Beach Whitianga

Posted September 04, 2019
Council Matters , Weather , Environmental

A launch has broken free from its mooring and has ended up on Buffalo Beach, Whitianga, near the Buffalo memorial...

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Kerepehi water shutdown – 4 September

Kerepehi water shutdown – 4 September

Posted September 03, 2019
Media Release , Council Matters , Environmental , Health

Kerepehi township and industrial area will be without water between 9 pm and 12.00 am (midnight) on Wednesday 4 September....

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Coromandel district to benefit from responsible camping funding

Coromandel district to benefit from responsible camping funding

Posted September 03, 2019
Council Matters , Environmental , Business

The Government has announced that a further $8 million is being made available to continue to help encourage responsible camping...

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MP asks Spark to cease work on Coromandel Town cell phone tower

MP asks Spark to cease work on Coromandel Town cell phone tower

Posted September 02, 2019
Media Release , Environmental , Business , Health

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says he’s asked Spark to halt any further work on the site of its proposed new...

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Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers

Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers

Posted August 28, 2019
Media Release , Environmental , Council Matters , Weather , Road Info

The Waikato Regional Hazards Portal is a handy tool for home buyers seeking information on prospective properties.

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Forest & Bird opposes government funding for Coromandel Marine Gateway

Forest & Bird opposes government funding for Coromandel Marine Gateway

Posted August 15, 2019
Media Release , Environmental , Business

Forest & Bird is urging the government not to fund what they consider to be an environmentally damaging marina development...

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OceanaGold Projects Update

OceanaGold Projects Update

Posted August 08, 2019
Environmental , Podcasts , Business

Kit Wilson called into the Gold FM studio for a chat about mining operations. Last time Kit was in he...

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Regional council to show off how Paeroa’s new floodgates on SH26 operate

Regional council to show off how Paeroa’s new floodgates on SH26 operate

Posted August 02, 2019
Media Release , Council Matters , Music / Entertainment / Events , Weather , Environmental , Road Info

Waikato Regional Council is holding an open day on 11 August, 9am-11am, to demonstrate how the mechanical gates work and...

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Pre-hearing meetings held for proposed Kaimai wind farm

Pre-hearing meetings held for proposed Kaimai wind farm

Posted August 01, 2019
Media Release , Environmental , Business

With the exception of a pre-hearing meeting with Iwi and others who submitted on Maori cultural values, Kaimai Windfarm Ltd...

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Older posts in this category...

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