Brian Gentil spoke to Colleen Low to get an update about the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair.
After coming up with the idea of running a craft fair 15 years ago Colleen and her friend Trish have been kept really busy dotting the i's and... Continue reading »
Bob Paton has come out of retirement from teaching music at Waihi College to take on the role of Director for Waihi Drama Society’s latest production Bugsy Malone. He’s been involved in this play three times before through the years making him the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil invited Oscar and Bellamy into the Gold FM studio to talk about their roles in Waihi Drama Society’s latest production, Bugsy Malone.
With 27 youngsters taking to the Boyd Road Theatre stage when the curtain goes up on May 16 -... Continue reading »
Have you got your ticket for the Steampunk Party at Karangahake Hall yet?
Arkwrights Antiques in Paeroa and the Waihi SPCA OPShop have tickets waiting for those who fancy getting their Victorian Sci fi on and heading to a party with a difference. ... Continue reading »
Some of the young cast of 27 children joined Brian Gentil in the Gold FM studio to tell us about Waihi Drama Society’s latest production, Bugsy Malone.
The main characters, Bugsy and Tallulah played by Leo and Rosie Morley, Oscar Sandford who plays... Continue reading »
The Waihi Drama Society is bringing a pint sized, pinstriped classic to the Boyd Road Theatre for your entertainment pleasure with Bugsy Malone.
The tongue in cheek tribute to the gangster movie genre is based on the 1976 movie starring Jodie Foster... Continue reading »
Viv Leonard from Arkwrights Antiques in Paeroa joined Brian Gentil to tell us about the Steampunk Party being put on by Steampunk Paeroa and Waihi coming up on Saturday May 18.
It’s being held at the new Karangahake Hall, where they’re raising funds... Continue reading »
The Coromandel Town Seafood Festival is into its 4th year and is bigger than ever, with more stalls, lots of music and entertainment and plenty of food, or kai, to taste and enjoy.
There’ll be cooking demonstrations, and plenty for people to see... Continue reading »
Steampunk is coming to the Karangahake Hall on Saturday, May 18.
Steampunk Paeroa and Waihi have put their Victorian Sci fi heads together to host a night of gorgeous costumes, music and fun.
Check out the details on our events page and get your... Continue reading »
Joining Brian Gentil on the Breakfast Show, Steve Walters brought us up to date with the fourth annual Coromandel Seafood Festival at Coromandel Area School this Saturday.
The number of stalls has grown since last year, with room for even more if... Continue reading »
Sue Stubbs, the tutor at the Waihi Bridge Club, who are starting 12 weeks of free lessons for new players from tomorrow night, called in to the studio with an update.
Sue told Brian Gentil Waihi Bridge Club have had a good response with still more... Continue reading »
A century after leaving Thames, Sir Keith Park is back home in the form of a bronze statue in his likeness. Sir Keith led the air defence of London and south-east England during the Battle of Britain in 1940, forcing Adolf Hitler to abandon plans... Continue reading »
Waihi Lions Book Fair coming Queen's Birthday Weekend...Donate your books, jigsaws, DVDs, CDs
Old books can pile up and take up a lot of space.Don’t let them collect dust or throw them in the rubbish.
Donate your old books, jigsaws, CD's... Continue reading »
Due to popular demand Nambassa Revisited - 40 Years On - the Waihi Arts Centre & Museum exhibition has been extended until May the 13th, with support from Hauraki District Creative Communities NZ.
Forty years ago the Nambassa festival attracted... Continue reading »
As New Zealand and Australia remember the men and women killed in war, and honour returned servicemen and women, we’re also saluting animals for their role serving alongside Anzacs.
Most people are unaware that as well as the traditional... Continue reading »
April 25th – the day ANZAC heroes are remembered for their sacrifices and their commitment to uphold liberty at all costs.
We remember and express our gratitude to those who selflessly risked their lives for the common good.And for believing that... Continue reading »
Berys Daly from the Waihi Art Centre and Museum came into Gold FM’s on-air studio on Thursday morning with an update on their Nambassa Revisited – 40 Years On Exhibition.
In 1979 75,000 people headed to Golden Valley on the outskirts of Waihi for... Continue reading »
The NZ RSA Poppy Day is this Friday, April 12. Keep an eye out for volunteers selling the iconic poppy in your patch. In return for a donation you can wear your poppy with pride.
Poppy Day has been a part of the New Zealand calendar since 1922,... Continue reading »
Waihi Contract Bridge Club President Sheila Cummings joined Brian Gentil on the Gold FM Breakfast Show to tell us about the game of Bridge.
The club’s offering a series of free lessons starting later this month for anyone interested in learning the... Continue reading »
The Victoria Hall, Waikino was packed full and overflowing with those who wanted to pay their respects to a truly honourable man today.
The same words to describe Homer Geoffrey Stubbs were embedded on everyone’s lips. A true gentle man, humble,... Continue reading »