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12 confirmed cases of mumps in Hamilton, most from one night in town

12 confirmed cases of mumps in Hamilton, most from one night in town

Posted November 07, 2019
Health

The Medical Officer of Health has confirmed 12 cases of mumps, three being Waikato University students and nearly all probably...

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Donate Blood in Waihi today - Every Drop Counts

Donate Blood in Waihi today - Every Drop Counts

Posted October 29, 2019
Health

Chris Dickinson from the New Zealand Blood Service called in to talk to Brian Gentil about the New Zealand Blood...

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Today, October 7 is World Day of Bullying Prevention

Today, October 7 is World Day of Bullying Prevention

Posted October 07, 2019
Education , Health , Music / Entertainment / Events

It’s difficult to be the subject of a negative rumour, particularly one that has no basis in reality. You can’t...

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Hair yesterday - gone today

Hair yesterday - gone today

Posted September 26, 2019
Education , Music / Entertainment / Events , Health

There will be some cold heads, hopefully rugged up against today's bitter wind, after a show of bravery at Waihi...

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Waihi College Students Shave For A Cure

Waihi College Students Shave For A Cure

Posted September 23, 2019
Education , Podcasts , Health

This Wednesday, September 25, Waihi College students will be shaking out their full heads of hair and braving a head...

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NZ Blood Service coming to Waihi October 29

NZ Blood Service coming to Waihi October 29

Posted September 23, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Health

The New Zealand Blood Service needs blood donors – will you lend an arm when they visit Waihi on October...

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Measles confirmed in Waihi

Measles confirmed in Waihi

Posted September 19, 2019
Health , Podcasts

Brian Gentil spoke with Lily Heathmore, a registered nurse at Waihi Health Centre, about the first cases of measles in...

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MEASLES IN THE WAIKATO RISES TO 13

MEASLES IN THE WAIKATO RISES TO 13

Posted September 11, 2019
Health , Education

Waikato DHB’s Medical Officer Dr Richard Hoskins has today (11 September) confirmed 13 cases in the Waikato, including Hamilton, Paeroa...

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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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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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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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It's Daffodil Day!

It's Daffodil Day!

Posted August 30, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Health

We've bought some nifty Smart Daffodils from our local Waihi ANZ branch in Seddon Street. If you'd like one, the...

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Measles outbreak warning issued

Measles outbreak warning issued

Posted August 28, 2019
Health , Media Release

A serious measles outbreak in Auckland has prompted the local Medical Officer of Health for the Bay of Plenty and...

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Good fun for a great cause!

Good fun for a great cause!

Posted July 30, 2019
Emergency Services , Music / Entertainment / Events , Health

Have fun in a friendly atmosphere and raise much needed funds for your local rescue helicopter service at the Waihi...

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Measles confirmed in Thames - people quarantined

Measles confirmed in Thames - people quarantined

Posted July 25, 2019
Media Release , Health , Education

The Medical Officer of Health has been notified of a confirmed case of measles in Thames. Some household members of...

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Measles Alert for Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals

Measles Alert for Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals

Posted July 24, 2019
Education , Health , Media Release

Toi Te Ora Public Health is urging those who attended the Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals tournament held at...

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Government grants for help with heating available for eligible home owners

Government grants for help with heating available for eligible home owners

Posted July 19, 2019
Environmental , Health

Grants for energy efficient heaters are now available as part of the Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes programme which aims to...

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Help for carers of disabled family on the way

Help for carers of disabled family on the way

Posted July 09, 2019
Health

Parents and partners of disabled people with high or very high support needs will be paid for caring for their...

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Food poisoning associated with consumption of raw mussels

Food poisoning associated with consumption of raw mussels

Posted June 24, 2019
Media Release , Health

New Zealand Food Safety is urging people to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly after an increase in cases of...

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Waihi Rugby Club Gala Night raises over $50,000

Waihi Rugby Club Gala Night raises over $50,000

Posted June 17, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Health , Sports

A Gala Evening hosted by Waihi Rugby Club on Saturday night to raise funds for locals Claire and Brad Nightingale...

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Helicopters to the rescue

Helicopters to the rescue

Posted June 04, 2019
Emergency Services , Road Info , Health

The rescue chopper service that assists in our area had another busy holiday weekend over Queen's Birthday. The crews cover...

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Helicopters to the rescue

Helicopters to the rescue

Posted May 27, 2019
Emergency Services , Road Info , Health

The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust attended 10 call outs between 3 am Friday morning and lunchtime yesterday.

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It’s Pink Shirt Day!

It’s Pink Shirt Day!

Posted May 17, 2019
Education , Health , Music / Entertainment / Events

Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!

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Waikato DHB Sacking the Right Thing - Scott Simpson

Waikato DHB Sacking the Right Thing - Scott Simpson

Posted May 08, 2019
Health

The Waikato District Health Board has been struggling for many months and the appointment of a commissioner is the right...

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The New Zealand Blood Service is coming to Waihi tomorrow

The New Zealand Blood Service is coming to Waihi tomorrow

Posted April 29, 2019
Health

The New Zealand Blood Service is coming to Waihi tomorrow. Every week the New Zealand Blood Service needs to receive 3,000...

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More Measles confirmed in Bay of Plenty

More Measles confirmed in Bay of Plenty

Posted April 24, 2019
Health

Since last week, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total...

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Terrorism threat level lowered to medium

Terrorism threat level lowered to medium

Posted April 17, 2019
Health , Media Release

New Zealand’s National Terrorism Threat Level has moved from high to medium following review by the Combined Threat Assessment Group...

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Check your immunity to Measles

Check your immunity to Measles

Posted April 17, 2019
Media Release , Health

There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month.

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Protect yourself and others from flu

Protect yourself and others from flu

Posted April 16, 2019
Health , Podcasts

Waihi Family Doctors are having their annual Flu Vaccination Clinic for inoculations tomorrow, Wednesday 17 April. Click on our interview...

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Health Minister considers Commissioner for Waikato DHB

Health Minister considers Commissioner for Waikato DHB

Posted April 16, 2019
Media Release , Health

Health Minister Dr David Clark has informed Waikato DHB Board that he is seriously dissatisfied with their performance and is...

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