Brian Gentil spoke to Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what had been causing the alarm to sound recently.
Motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, fires, cars in rivers and even animal rescues are just some of the tasks the Waihi Fire... Continue reading »
Fifty eight years ago in May 1960 a strong sequence of earthquakes that lasted until June 6 rocked Chile, killed thousands, and caused inundation around the Pacific Rim, including at Whitianga and the eastern coast of New Zealand.
The strongest... Continue reading »
The first gold pour from the modern Martha Mine took place on 16 May 1988. Exactly 30 years later, staff and permanent contractors gathered for a spit roast meal to celebrate this event. Work stopped across the site while staff gathered in a marquee... Continue reading »
The Whitianga based rescue helicopter was called to Waihau Bay to assist at a car versus motor bike accident on Sunday afternoon.
Unfortunately, a female motorcyclist in her 50's died at the scene and air transportation wasn't required.... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.Read the summary below and click play to hear the full Police File.
Tuesday 15 May Police were called to a Kenny Street, Waihi address after two male juveniles were observed... Continue reading »
Waihi Athletic Rugby Club celebrated its finest day in many years when both senior sides took out first round honours in their respective Thames Valley senior grades. The Senior A’s had already clinched the Silcock shield before Saturdays game, but... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Rugby Union CEO Edmond Leahy updated the local, national and international rugby results from the weekend.
There were some interesting and unexpected scorelines with the results in the Senior A and Senior B Competition Thames Valley... Continue reading »
Waihi Football Association President Brent Willoughby reported in on the footie over the weekend.Waihi played the knock out competition against Te Aroha in Te Aroha and came home with a 3 - 0 win.Brent described the highlights and said, it's... Continue reading »
The Whitianga crew were sent to Kopu Hikuai Road at 3.26 pm on Saturday to assist at a car–vs–car with multiple patients. They landed and waited for the ambulance to transport the patients to the landing zone, then flew one female and one male... Continue reading »
Emergency services are attending a serious crash on Kopu-Hikuai Rd, Coromandel.
Police were called at 3.16 pm to reports of a two-vehicle crash between Kirikiri Valley Rd and Puketui Rd.
Initial reports suggest three people are trapped - their... Continue reading »
Ardent royalist Angela Thompson is in her element as she busies herself organising a celebration of love to mark the royal nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this weekend.
Angela Thompson is well known for her royal fervour at the Corogate... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.Police have dealt with a variety of incidents recently from chicken drumsticks and lamb chops strewn on the road, theft from vehicles, assaults, drugs, motor vehicle crashes... Continue reading »
The Waihi Judo Fun Day hosted by Waihi Judo and led by instructor Leander Huiarangi happened last Sunday 13 May 2018 at Waihi Events Centre.
Leander took over the club from former instructor Peter Grant who retired from coaching in 2016. The club... Continue reading »
Last week we shared a post about a lost brown Sable Saanen female goat, Bonny. Bonny had become separated from the rest of her herd and her owners were looking for her when she didn't return home. We received calls about two found goats last... Continue reading »
It was wet underfoot and under the sprigs for most games around the country over the weekend.
The Rippa Rugby finals kicked off in Paeroa today. Good luck to all the teams!
The Women's Rugby World Cup is touring the 'valley'... Continue reading »
Have you ever wondered where that family heirloom came from, how old it is or what its value might be?
Whether it’s a curio, painting, china, jewellery or furniture - you're welcome to take it along to the Athenree Homestead Antiques Roadshow... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby called in bring us up to speed with the Waihi Association Football Club's home game, held at Waihi College last Saturday while their fields at Morgan Park are being repaired.
Waihi notched up a good win against West Hamilton.... Continue reading »
Powerco contractors were kept busy in the Waikato and Coromandel on Saturday when power was cut in three separate incidents.
About 2300 customers lost supply in Waihi, Waikino and Whangamata about midday due to a line fault and a defective insulator... Continue reading »
The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Waihi at 4.15 pm on Sunday 13 May, where a 30-year-old man riding a motorbike collided with a car.
The man sustained multiple injuries, including injuries to his arm and shoulders. He was... Continue reading »
SH25 rebuild on track for June completion
The project to rebuild and strengthen SH25 after January's storms is entering the final phase, with a first coat of seal laid down on the road in a number of places.
Good weather over the past few... Continue reading »