Two people have been arrested in relation to two daytime burglaries in Thames on Monday.
Today, Police investigating the burglaries conducted search warrants in central Thames, leading to the arrest of two males, aged 15 and 20.
During one of the... Continue reading »
The Sand Sculpture Competition at the Sustainable Blue Backyard competition this Sunday is just one of the activities planned.
The event gets underway at 10 am near the surf club at the North end of Waihi Beach.
Event organiser Emma Woods from... Continue reading »
Local people from the Karangahake Gorge and the 'Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki' group have disrupted the AGM of the New Talisman Mining company at the Pullmans Hotel, Waterloo Quadrant in central Auckland today.
“The shareholders of this... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable called into the Gold FM studio to update the Police File this week. Click on our podcast link below to hear Brian Gentil and Harley North discussing the full details and read the summary.
Wednesday 11 SeptemberWaihi Police... Continue reading »
On Wednesday 4th September the arrival of Thomas and Walala Tjapaltjarri (brothers from the Pintupi Nine) along with support team, Lawrence Renata and Bryce Lillico quietly entered New Zealand. This was the start of their trip to Paeroa and an... Continue reading »
Matt Abraham, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, ran through all the results across the weekend, starting with the Under 18’s, 16’s and 14’s rep games along with the Roller Mills and Under 45 kg’s games.
Matt and Brian Gentil then... Continue reading »
It all began in 1969 by The New Zealand Scout Association.Selwyn Field, the Chief Executive Commissioner of The New Zealand Scout Association, came back from the 1967 World Jamboree in Idaho inspired by the use of conservation trails for education.... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club caught up with Brian Gentil and talked about the Martin Barber Memorial match this coming Saturday at Morgan Park. The game starts at 1 pm and everyone’s welcome to get along.
Then on Sunday... Continue reading »
After a commendable effort from Higgins the slip site on SH25 just south of Cemetery Rd, Kuaotunu re-opened to light traffic under stop/go control from 5:30pm yesterday. Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling Coromandel roads this... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil had Greg Sheppard, General Manager of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate, in the studio for a catch up. Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate has just started a new promotion for people listing with them where you can get a spring clean, a drone... Continue reading »
The theme for the Department of Conservation's 50th Conservation Week is Nature needs us. It highlights how much more we can do to secure native plants, wildlife and the places they live.
More than 4,000 of our native plants and animals are... Continue reading »
Matt Abraham, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, covered for Marcus Howie this morning as Marcus was heading to Levin with the Under 14 Thames Valley Rep team. There are plenty of rep games taking place and Matt ran through the games... Continue reading »
Your family is invited to the Sustainable Blue Backyard Conservation event – Sunday 22nd September 2019, 10 am – 1 pm
Envirohub Bay of Plenty has teamed up with the Department of Conservation for a fun-filled and educational free family day out at... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club talked about the English Premier League getting back into play this weekend and also touched on the Euro Cup matches with games getting underway again this coming Wednesday. Liverpool plays... Continue reading »
The Comedy Store NZ is bringing two Los Angeles based stand up comedians to the Waihi Beach Hotel for a one night only show next Wednesday, September 18.Brian Gentil spoke to Kevin Tate and Keith Nelson about where they are from and how long they... Continue reading »
The Waihi Fire & Rescue Service respond to a huge variety of call outs throughout the year. Earlier today it was a dog that needed to be rescued.
Firefighters received a call for help from Old Tauranga Road. A dog, which Moe Stevens said he... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called in for a chat with Brian Gentil about local mining operations.
With the recent downpour in the district Brian asked about 'the trickle down effect' of rain. Kit explained what does and doesn't happen,... Continue reading »
The Waihi Skate Bowl at Rocket Park is gone now but the memories remain.
The very first skate bowl in New Zealand came from an idea Waihi local and Lions member Des Spiers brought back from a trip to Hawaii in 1975.
While it may have not been enough... Continue reading »
Waikato DHB’s Medical Officer Dr Richard Hoskins has today (11 September) confirmed 13 cases in the Waikato, including Hamilton, Paeroa and Morrinsville.
Dr Hoskins says: "In addition to contact tracing for those cases, we are dealing with two... Continue reading »
Following yesterday's weather bomb Thames Coromandel council roads are now open with Blackjack Road, in the Kuaotunu Village open, but restricted to one lane in places as there are slips. Contractors are on site today working to restore it to... Continue reading »