The GO Waihi ‘Best Dressed’ competition at Waihi’s Warm Up Party for Beach Hop has a very special guest judge this year.
Jaimee Beck a.k.a. Velvet De Collette, a modern pin up girl living in Waikino has graciously agreed to volunteer her designer’s... Continue reading »
If you're partial to Pams brand triangle hash browns (pictured) you may want to check a few details on your packet. Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd is recalling a batch of its Pams brand Triangle Hash Browns as the product may contain foreign matter... Continue reading »
Iconic New Zealand artist Mike Morgan is a hot rod fancier. He's often seen driving his beloved 'Lucy' around his home district.
Hot rods, in particular Lucy, and the Beach Hop have featured in many of Mike's paintings. He... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to talk about local operations.
Brian Gentil asked him when the Correnso Community Meeting is happening and what will be presented at the meeting - besides the jam and scones!
Waihi residents... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil reckons - size does matter!And you could be the proud owner of this Panasonic Vierra 49 inch LED TV for capturing the atmosphere at Waihi's Warm Up Party for Beach Hop and entering the GO Waihi Snapshot Photo Competition.
Focus,... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga spoke with Brian Gentil about Council Matters.
There are still lots of visitors in the district enjoying what the Hauraki has to offer. "I think we're really lucky. We're on the tourist map now -... Continue reading »
This time next week (Wednesday, March 21) Waihi will be getting ready to rock n roll!A convoy of glittering classic cars and hotrods will be making Waihi their destination.Everybody is invited to dress to impress and come to the town centre for the... Continue reading »
Waihi Police are interested in any information relating to crime. For non-urgent matters contact Police 24/7 on 0800 780 101 (ask for the Crime Reporting Line) or to remain anonymous call 0800 555 111, or visit the Waihi Police Station during public... Continue reading »
The Labour Party has initiated an external review of their policies and procedures, including those involving alcohol, after allegations of sexual misconduct at a Young Labour Summer Camp at Waitewhata in February.
Labour Summer Camps are open to... Continue reading »
Police have released the name of the man who was found in the water near the rocks at Homunga Bay, Waihi, yesterday afternoon.
He was Yingbo Xu, 28, from Hamilton.
Another man, who was believed to be fishing with Mr Xu, is still missing.
Police... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, the CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Union updated the results from a great weekend of rugby on the Gold FM Breakfast Show with Brian Gentil this morning.
Edmond covered the Six Nations games and week four of the Super Rugby... Continue reading »
The MetService severe weather warning remains in place for The Coromandel this evening as Cyclone Hola moves slowly down the North Island.
Heavy rain is expected around 8 pm this evening and possibly between 11 pm and 1 am, bringing total... Continue reading »
The Waihi Association Football Club is celebrating 40 years this Easter. Brian Gentil spoke to club President Brent Willoughby about celebration plans and looked ahead to the footy season, which kicks off on April the 7th.
The Gold FM Football... Continue reading »
If you'd like to know what caused the alarm at the Waihi Fire Service to sound, click play and listen in to the Fire Call Out with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens.
The Waihi firemen attended five callouts, including a motor vehicle crash in the... Continue reading »
State Highway 2 near the Wairoa Bridge was closed after a dramatic car chase ended with the fleeing car on fire and its driver jumping into the Wairoa River.
Police began a pursuit of a vehicle travelling towards Tauranga at 9.20 this morning when... Continue reading »
A search for a man missing since going fishing with a friend, whose body was found near Homunga Bay yesterday, has resumed this morning.
The body of a man found yesterday has been identified as a 25-year-old Asian man, living in the Waikato.
Two men... Continue reading »
A shallow earthquake was recorded 35 km south west of Tauranga at 9.58 pm last night.
The quake was 10 km deep and measured 3.4.
GeoNet said the reason many Western Bay of Plenty residents reported feeling the shake was due to its shallowness. Continue reading »
Cyclone Hola is already bringing rain to Northland.
The ex tropical storm has arrived at the far north and will track south east towards Gisborne, with the centre of the storm travelling over the water off the east coast of the North Island.
The... Continue reading »
An investigation has been launched to identify the body of a person found in the water near rocks at Homunga Bay, north of Waihi Beach this afternoon.
Police were notified about the body at about 2.20 pm.
No further information is available at the... Continue reading »
A canister that washed up on Shelly Bay at Bowentown Heads with phosphorus - do not touch inscribed on it was detonated by the New Zealand Defence Force's Explosive Ordnance Disposal team at about 8 pm this evening.
The area around the canister... Continue reading »