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 »
Posters are an important part of event planning and this year's Waihi Warm Up Party for Beach Hop poster is a real work of art.
Beach Hop was voted New Zealand's favourite event of 2017 and for the past 9 years it's been Waihi’s... Continue reading »
One hundred years ago on November 11, 1918, an armistice was signed to end the war between Germany and the Allied Powers. This brought to an end four years of horrific warfare, in which New Zealand lost around 18,000 troops.
There are several... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Matthias from Circus Aotearoa this morning. Circus Aotearoa is in town until Sunday. Shows are happening Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Check out www.circusaotearoa.co.nz for showtimes and to book your seats.
The ticket... Continue reading »
Circus Aotearoa is coming to Waihi. Shows are on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday under the Big Top at the Waihi A & P Showgrounds.
Brian Gentil spoke to Ringmaster Damien to find out what people can expect from New Zealand's very own... Continue reading »
Auditions for 'Dial M for Murder' are happening at the Boyd Road Theatre this Sunday, January 28 between 2 and 4 pm.
Director Sara Single says this three-act play has it all - intrigue, conspiracy, mystery and there's even a love... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s largest and newest travelling festival, the Extravaganza Fair is coming back to Waihi Beach and Whangamata this summer!
Brian spoke to Hipsy this morning to find out more details.
ENTRY IS FREE and there is plenty to see and do for all... Continue reading »
Thames is the first cab off the rank for ultra-fast broadband, with the CBD area now ready to connect to the new Chorus fibre network.
Internet users in this area should be receiving information from their service provider offering an upgrade to... Continue reading »
The jolly guy in the red suit is planning a 'flying visit to Waihi tomorrow to join in the Christmas Parade festivities.
Has your school, pre-school, club, business or organisation got their entry in yet? You can drive, ride, walk, skate - just... Continue reading »
The weather's looking good for the Waihi Christmas Parade and Market Day in Seddon Street this Saturday. Don't forget to slip, slop, slap and bring a hat!
You can still enter a motorised, pedal-powered or walking float.
Download a... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Nick Price, the MC for tomorrow's Vegetarian Festival which is happening at the Waihi International Academy on Landlyst Road.
The festival is a feast for the eyes, ears and stomach with an amazing array of things... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Noeline Loader, the Director of the Waihi Drama Society's latest production.
The Gala Opening is on tonight and the audience is invited to get into the spirit of the sixties and raid their wardrobes for something... Continue reading »
Te Hononga o Waihi Kapa Haka group from Waihi Central and Waimata Schools, competed at the 45th Annual Hauraki Festival last Friday and came away with some awesome prizes.
They won 1st Place for the Waiata Tira/Choral, 2nd for Te Reo Maori, 2nd for... Continue reading »
The supreme winner with a prize of $500, sponsored by Oceana Gold, of this year’s ARTWaikino is Terry Tinling from Waihi with his painting titled “Poetry in Life.” He also took out the best painting award with a prize of $250 sponsored by Visique... Continue reading »
The popular annual art exhibition is on again at the Victoria Hall on SH2 in Waikino again this Labour Weekend. ARTWaikino is now in its seventeenth year and every year there is always new exciting artwork to gaze at or purchase. It is the place to... Continue reading »
Noeline Loader and Elaine Jones brought their fabulousness into the Gold FM studio to let us know how fabulous 50 and Fabulous - the Waihi Drama Society's latest production is.
Noeline and Elaine shared the synopsis and their enthusiasm for... Continue reading »
Artists have until tomorrow to get their entry in for ArtWaikino. Brian Gentil spoke to ArtWaikino art convenor Helen Wilson who gave details about how people can get their entries in before they close. Don't miss out! Click play to hear the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Jo Moriarty yesterday to find out how preparations are going for the Arty Bra Show on Saturday. Jo explained that this fundraiser is to raise funds to help rebuild the Waihi St John station.
Twenty-three Arty Bras will be... Continue reading »
The Khaki Miners, a permanent exhibition in the OceanaGold Education Centre on Morseby Avenue, Waihi was officially opened by Ross Thomas, Australian Executive Producer of the film Beneath Hill 60 today.
Thanks to the generosity and support of a... Continue reading »
The Waihi A & P Show is on November 11 this year.
A few stall sites are still available but they’re filling fast – no food stalls left!
The Schedule is out now and there are categories suitable for all ages and all levels. Arabian and cutting... Continue reading »