It was a busy week for the Waihi Fire and Rescue Service, not just with call-outs but also with their Awards Night on Saturday night.
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens caught up with Brian Gentil and they touched base on the fun the crew had at the GO... Continue reading »
A 65-year old Coromandel woman appealing her conviction, served last August, for obstructing a mining company prospecting in conservation land in the Karangahake Gorge, will appear tomorrow morning in the Waihi District Court.
Linda Gilmore,... Continue reading »
The Gold FM Rugby Report with Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate was wrapped up for the year on Friday after a very successful season for the Thames Valley Swampfoxes, winning the Meads Cup for the first time.
Thames Valley Rugby Football Union CEO... Continue reading »
Police have had a busy week. Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File. Stolen plants, a hit and run, Crate Day chaos, fights at Waihi Beach, motor vehicle incidents, a major landslide, burglaries, cannabis and more... Continue reading »
There is summery light at the end of the tunnel. The MetService is forecasting a showery and humid start to the week, with a drier sunnier end to bring in the summer mood right on cue for Waihi’s Christmas Parade this Saturday.
Localised... Continue reading »
Successful comedian and now mental health advocate, Mike King will speak in the Waihi Memorial Hall tonight, Wednesday 5 December at 7.00 pm.
Mike is in Waihi as part of the Vital Behaviours programme run by staff at OceanaGold and called in for a... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, spoke with Brian Gentil about the Barbarians game against Argentina. Wyatt Crockett captained the Baabaas and it was a fitting send off at Twickenham for the Crusaders and All Black... Continue reading »
NZTA has advised that SH2 through Karangahake Gorge will now be closed from 8 pm to 5 am tomorrow night, TUESDAY 4 DECEMBER, instead of Wednesday 5 December as originally planned.
This is to allow for work on the rock fall site as well as the... Continue reading »
One person has died after a crash on the Kopu-Hikuai Road around midday today.
A truck went off the road and down a bank about 3km from Kopu.
The driver and sole occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road will be closed for a number of... Continue reading »
Due to a serious crash, the state highway is closed between SH26 (Kopu) and SH25 (Hikuai). Motorists are advised to expect delays and to follow the directions of emergency services. Please allow for a further 1 hour travel time to your journey.... Continue reading »
Work to clear the road and assess the stability of the site affected by a slip that closed the Karangahake Gorge on Saturday is ongoing.
If you travel through the gorge be prepared for delays and please follow the directions of stop/go traffic... Continue reading »
Summer is here. The clock is ticking on and with Xmas fast approaching, we reach that time of year where thoughts are drifting to BBQs, beach days and slip, slop, slap.
Unfortunately, we will have to wait a little while longer. MetService are... Continue reading »
Contractors are clearing the slip made up of boulders, some the size of small cars that closed SH2 between Paeroa and Waihi through the Karangahake Gorge yesterday.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that SH2 Paeroa to Waihi, Karangahake... Continue reading »
Mike King, the kiwi comedian who changed his conversation from cheeky banter to get laughs to hardcore discussion about mental health, suicide and the need for a change in people’s attitudes will be having a conversation with Brian Gentil on the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Greg Sheppard, General Manager of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate.
Having offices in Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Waihi Beach, Greg has a finger on the pulse of house prices.
Greg told Brian there is strong demand from buyers... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast to hear Harley talking about the work police have doing recently.
Here's a summary:Tuesday 20 NovemberA 49 year old Waihi male was lucky... Continue reading »
Emergency services are currently attending a serious crash at the intersection of SH2 and Plummers Point Road.
The two-vehicle crash was reported at around 11.50am.
One person is in a serious condition.
As a result the intersection is closed and... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with the CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union Edmond Leahy on the Gold FM Rugby Report with Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate this morning.
They covered the Provincial Sevens Tournament held at Boyd Park in Te Aroha... Continue reading »
NZ Transport Agency has advised of two overnight road closures this week.
Monday 26 November 2018State Highway 27, Kaihere Hill, between State Highway 2 and Paeroa-Tahuna Road, will be closed overnight from 8pm to 5am for road repair works.
Tuesday... Continue reading »