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Waihi's 81st Agricultural and Pastoral Show gets underway tomorrow

Waihi's 81st Agricultural and Pastoral Show gets underway tomorrow

Posted November 15, 2019
History / Arts / Culture , Music / Entertainment / Events

Waihi's 81st Agricultural and Pastoral Show gets underway tomorrow

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Paeroa's Pukerimu Cemetery is being future proofed

Paeroa's Pukerimu Cemetery is being future proofed

Posted November 07, 2019
History / Arts / Culture

Heavy equipment is on site creating a new section to ensure there is room for future generations at Paeroa's Pukerimu...

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Unlimited Palette one day exhibition at Waihi Beach this Saturday

Unlimited Palette one day exhibition at Waihi Beach this Saturday

Posted October 25, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

Unlimited Palette consists of 5 women friends, all of whom have extensive backgrounds in art. The Unlimited Palette group was...

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Art will be everywhere you look at ARTWaikino this Labour Weekend

Art will be everywhere you look at ARTWaikino this Labour Weekend

Posted October 25, 2019
History / Arts / Culture , Music / Entertainment / Events

Brian Gentil caught up with a busy Nola Boldy, the convenor of ARTWaikino, about their art exhibition this weekend at...

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Cheers ARTWaikino 2019!

Cheers ARTWaikino 2019!

Posted October 23, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

This Friday evening the Victoria Hall on SH2 Waikino will be full of happy people rubbing shoulders with artists and...

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Set aside November 16 for Waihi A & P Show #81

Set aside November 16 for Waihi A & P Show #81

Posted October 18, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

The 81st annual Waihi A & P show is on Saturday the 16th of November. There’ll be so much to...

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ARTWaikino entries close soon

ARTWaikino entries close soon

Posted October 14, 2019
History / Arts / Culture , Music / Entertainment / Events

Art will be everywhere you look at the historic Victoria Hall at Waikino this Labour Weekend and it will be...

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Waihi Drama Society Nails the Pink Hammer!

Waihi Drama Society Nails the Pink Hammer!

Posted October 11, 2019
History / Arts / Culture , Music / Entertainment / Events

We'd been hearing such good reports about the set, the acting and the storyline that we decided last minute to...

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The Pink Hammer is nailing a great response from audiences

The Pink Hammer is nailing a great response from audiences

Posted October 10, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Podcasts , History / Arts / Culture

Waihi Drama Society's latest production, The Pink Hammer, is getting a great response from audiences.

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Local artist's treatment of helicopter rescue series

Local artist's treatment of helicopter rescue series

Posted October 04, 2019
Emergency Services , History / Arts / Culture

Have you ever seen the Westpac helicopter coming in to land at Morgan Park and wondered why it's here?

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Have you entered ARTWaikino yet?

Have you entered ARTWaikino yet?

Posted October 03, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture , Podcasts

Nola Boldy, the Convenor for ARTWaikino called into Gold FM to drop off tickets for the 'Meet the Artists &...

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The Pink Hammer Opens Tonight!

The Pink Hammer Opens Tonight!

Posted October 01, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture , Podcasts

Brian Gentil spoke with Matthew Anderson, who plays 'Woody' in the Waihi Drama Society's new production, The Pink Hammer.

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Win a night out at the theatre!

Win a night out at the theatre!

Posted September 25, 2019
History / Arts / Culture , Music / Entertainment / Events

To be in to win a double ticket to the opening night of the Waihi Drama Society's latest production 'The...

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Artefacts found during Coromandel Town main street upgrade

Artefacts found during Coromandel Town main street upgrade

Posted September 20, 2019
Council Matters , Road Info , History / Arts / Culture , Media Release

A range of artefacts have been unearthed this week on the work-site of the Coromandel Town roading improvement project. The...

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Aboriginal Indigenous Art in Paeroa

Aboriginal Indigenous Art in Paeroa

Posted September 17, 2019
Media Release , Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

Lawrence Renata, owner of the Erritja Gallery Moonta, who is responsible for bringing the exhibition to Paeroa, then spoke to...

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The Waihi Skate Bowl at Rocket Park is gone now but the memories remain

The Waihi Skate Bowl at Rocket Park is gone now but the memories remain

Posted September 12, 2019
Sports , History / Arts / Culture

The Waihi Skate Bowl at Rocket Park is gone now but the memories remain. The very first skate bowl in...

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Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori - Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 9 - 15 MAHURU 2019

Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori - Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 9 - 15 MAHURU 2019

Posted September 09, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

‘Kia Kaha’ is well understood in New Zealand English with its meaning of ‘be strong’. We often talk about languages...

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Paeroa Society of Arts presents...The Erritja Exhibition

Paeroa Society of Arts presents...The Erritja Exhibition

Posted September 06, 2019
Podcasts , History / Arts / Culture

An exciting aboriginal art exhibition starts in Paeroa this weekend. Paeroa Society of Arts was approached by Erritja Art Gallery,...

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The end of an era at Waihi’s Rocket Park

The end of an era at Waihi’s Rocket Park

Posted September 04, 2019
Council Matters , History / Arts / Culture

The weather today hasn’t deterred the demolition of the classic old skool skate bowl at Waihi’s Victoria Park (known locally...

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Memorial cairn on its way back to Cooks Beach

Memorial cairn on its way back to Cooks Beach

Posted September 03, 2019
Council Matters , History / Arts / Culture

The work to reinstate the memorial stone cairn back to Cooks Beach has begun and will take 2-3 weeks to...

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Art will be everywhere you look at ARTwaikino

Art will be everywhere you look at ARTwaikino

Posted August 29, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

ARTwaikino, the popular annual art exhibition is on again at the Victoria Hall on SH2 in Waikino this Labour Weekend....

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Tourism boost for Paeroa ready to grow

Tourism boost for Paeroa ready to grow

Posted August 14, 2019
Council Matters , History / Arts / Culture , Business

The Provincial Growth Fund is boosting tourism in Paeroa by providing over $700,000 for the Historical Maritime Park Marine development...

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ArtWaikino entries ready to go

ArtWaikino entries ready to go

Posted August 07, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture , Podcasts

Brian Gentil welcomed Nola Boldy into the Gold FM studio to talk about ArtWaikino #19 and her role as convenor...

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Entries open for Art Waikino

Entries open for Art Waikino

Posted August 01, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

The annual Art Waikino exhibition and art competition will be filling the historic Victoria Hall this Labour Weekend from Saturday...

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Last call for TCDC Community Board grant applications

Last call for TCDC Community Board grant applications

Posted July 29, 2019
Council Matters , Music / Entertainment / Events , History / Arts / Culture

If you are part of an organisation that provides a community service, activity or event that is not-for-profit, you could...

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International Mandela Day

International Mandela Day

Posted July 18, 2019
History / Arts / Culture

International Nelson Mandela Day 2019 underlines 101 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela - Madiba (18 July 1918). It...

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Remembering the 2012 Waihi underground mine fire

Remembering the 2012 Waihi underground mine fire

Posted July 17, 2019
Emergency Services , History / Arts / Culture , Environmental , Business

Seven years ago today - July 17, 2012, Waihi woke to news that kept the town on tenterhooks for several...

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10th of July 52 years ago

10th of July 52 years ago

Posted July 10, 2019
History / Arts / Culture , Business

You'll be showing your age if you remember this TV commercial from back in the day. Pounds, shillings and pence...

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Getting inside the mining fence and Gold Story gets easier

Getting inside the mining fence and Gold Story gets easier

Posted July 09, 2019
Music / Entertainment / Events , Environmental , History / Arts / Culture , Business

Get inside the fence and discover modern gold mining up close and on a grand scale these school holidays.

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The Waihi community suffered a tragic loss 19 years ago today.

The Waihi community suffered a tragic loss 19 years ago today.

Posted June 26, 2019
History / Arts / Culture

Douglas Takerata Pourau, 44, of Waihi died when his 90-tonne truck plunged 45m down the wall of the Martha goldmine...

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Older posts in this category...

Matariki is on the horizon June 21, 2019

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

Arty Crafty Fair celebrates 15th this Queen's Birthday May 16, 2019

Directing Bugsy Malone a familiar role for Bob Paton May 14, 2019

Waihi Drama Society introduces Dandy Dan and Fat Sam aka Oscar and Bellamy May 10, 2019

Steampunk Party Invite! May 10, 2019

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

Bugsy Malone season opens soon at Boyd Road Theatre May 08, 2019

Steampunk Party Time - May 18 @ Karangahake Hall May 06, 2019

Steampunk coming to Karangahake Hall on May 18 May 03, 2019

Outlook fine and tasty for Coromandel Seafood Festival tomorrow! May 03, 2019

Get ready to taste test the seafood and hospitality at the Coromandel Seafood Festival April 30, 2019

WWII legend Sir Keith Park returns to hometown Thames April 29, 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

Nambassa Revisited Exhibition extended due to popular demand April 26, 2019

Salute the Anzac Animals April 25, 2019

Lest We Forget - ANZAC Day 2019 April 25, 2019

Nambassa Revisited - 40 years On Exhibition April 18, 2019

Poppy Day this Friday, April 12 April 10, 2019

Book your free Bridge lessons April 08, 2019

Farewell Homer Stubbs April 01, 2019

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

April 12 - Poppy Day volunteers needed March 22, 2019

Nambassa Revisited - 40 years On March 08, 2019

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

Nambassa revisited - 40 Years On March 05, 2019

goldblog - February 28, 2019 - by Dawn Sinclair March 01, 2019

Nambassa Revisited February 28, 2019

Amaru excels at kapahaka February 12, 2019

Waitangi Day 2019 February 05, 2019

Happy Chinese New Year February 05, 2019

Kia ora to Indonesia January 31, 2019

Coromandel MP disappointed about no races for Thames January 30, 2019

Waihi Community Marae wants their defibrillator back...please! January 16, 2019