The NZ Transport Agency advises SH2 Karangahake Gorge will be closed for maintenance works overnight 8pm to 5am tonight Monday 17 June and tomorrow Tuesday 18 June.
Signage and cordons will be in place between Paeroa and Waihi.
We remind motorists... Continue reading »
Police can now confirm one person has died following a crash on SH29, Lower Kaimai, Western Bay of Plenty.
Two others received minor injuries.
The two-vehicle crash was reported to Police at 2.20pm.
The road remains closed and diversions are in... Continue reading »
Southwesterly winds have dominated the weather regime for the last few days but MetService are forecasting a ridge of high pressure which is set to bring settled weather with widespread frosts on Tuesday. The next rain band isn’t expected to reach... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames valley rugby Football Union covered all the games across the weekend that were played in both the Senior A Tom Jordan Cup as well as the H G Leach Cup Senior B games.
There were some high scoring games, and a draw,... Continue reading »
A Gala Evening hosted by Waihi Rugby Club on Saturday night to raise funds for locals Claire and Brad Nightingale raised over $50,000.
Earlier this year Claire received bad news that she had stage 4 bowel cancer after her stomach pain was initially... Continue reading »
A man has been confirmed dead following the crash of a light plane in Coromandel bush. He was 78 year old James Albert Evans of Whitianga.
Mr Evans, an experienced aircraft engineer and pilot took off from Whitianga Airport last Friday morning,... Continue reading »
The Waihi Association Football Club’s Men’s and Women’s sides both played Claudelands Rovers teams last weekend, one had a good win, the other played well but didn’t manage to come out on top.
Brent Willoughby said the men played well on Saturday... Continue reading »
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust provides an invaluable service across our region with helicopters and rapid response vehicles assisting at a variety of emergency situations across a huge area.
The Westpac 2 (W2) rescue helicopter was involved... Continue reading »
One person has died following a light plane crash near the north end of Coromandel Forest Park.
Police had been working with RCCNZ and LandSAR to locate the plane since last night.
It was reported overdue about 4:25pm yesterday.
The plane was... Continue reading »
Conditions are good for this weekend’s games around the Coromandel and Hauraki districts with the Thames Valley Rugby Competitions.
Edmond Leahy, the CEO with the Thames Valley RFU caught up with Brian Gentil to run through all the Senior A and B... Continue reading »
Posted 14 June 2019
by Gold FM
in Media Release and Education
Media Release: Hon Chris Hipkins - Minister of Education
PPTA and NZEI have recommended that revised offers from the Government to their members are ratified, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
The revised offers were developed at a forum held last week between the teacher unions and the... Continue reading »
The Waihi Lions Book Fair was a roaring success again this year.
Book lovers were waiting outside, eager for the doors to open on Queen’s Birthday Saturday morning, Lions member Brian Atger said.
The Waihi Memorial Hall packed with people wanting... Continue reading »
Waihi College had their annual challenge with Katikati College yesterday in a number of sports.
Brent Willoughby had the football results along with the Waihi First XI boys and girls games tomorrow, with some early starts.
Then Brian Gentil and... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Council’s elderly person housing rental fees are increasing from July 1st.
Council staff sought and received Councillors approval to increase the rental fees for 57 elderly housing units situated in Paeroa, Waihi and Ngatea.... Continue reading »
A full road closure is planned for the Karangahake Gorge from 8 pm to 5 am both on Monday 17th June and Tuesday 18th June weather permitting. Cordons will be in place between the Paeroa urban boundary and the Waihi urban boundary for essential Road... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File today. Click our podcast link to hear the full details and read on for a summary.
Tuesday 4 June Police seized three firearms from a Waihi male at a Franklin Road address after... Continue reading »
A celebration of life, love and friendship will be filling the Waihi Rugby Club this Saturday as a community throws a blanket of love around newly married locals Claire and Brad Nightingale.
Theirs is a love story tinged with sadness and wrapped... Continue reading »
There were some windy conditions and rain to contend with for some of the Thames Valley sides playing this last weekend. Listen to our podcast for highlights and results.
Edmond Leahy caught up with Brian Gentil and ran through the H G Leach Cup... Continue reading »
Whiritoa looks set to have a flash new surface on the local tennis courts thanks to the committed team driving fundraising efforts.
Tennis club members, bach owners and full time residents have been generous with contributions towards the new astro... Continue reading »
Waihi AFC Men played Huntly Thistle at home on Saturday, and Brent Willoughby reported that the final result was 8 – 0 to the visitors. He said while the score was high the Waihi side played well. Huntly turned up with a bus load of supporters which... Continue reading »