Join us on Monday morning when we talk about the effects of workplace bullying. It's more prevalent in New Zealand than people realise and is becoming a key health and safety workplace issue.
Bullying behaviours might range from subtle actions... Continue reading »
A February 8 news report in the Bay of Plenty Times on a court case in the Rotorua High court has stated that OceanaGold New Zealand Limited has appealed the quantum of the fine and reparation to the family imposed in the Tauranga District Court on... Continue reading »
No appeals have been received by Hauraki District Council following the late December notification that OceanaGold’s application for an underground mine below the Martha open pit in Waihi had been approved.
OceanaGold Waihi General Manager Bernie... Continue reading »
Representatives from Merdeka Copper Gold in Indonesia spent two days in Waihi this week. Merdeka has five mines on five different islands across Indonesia, each with a separate language or tribal dialect. They produce over 350,000 oz of gold each... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called into the Gold FM studio for a Q&A about local operations. Brian Gentil asked him the following questions.
Q: Terrible disaster with the Brazilian tailings dam collapse over the weekend. What’s to stop the same... Continue reading »
Small goods manufacturer Hellers has been fined almost $40,000 and ordered to pay a total of $15,000 to 3 children who had moderate to severe allergic reactions after consuming mispackaged Sizzlers sausages.
The children became sick after an... Continue reading »
Disappointing but not surprising is how Coromandel MP Scott Simpson has described NZ Thoroughbred Racing’s decision to stop racing at Thames.
“The Thames Racing Club has a long and proud tradition and I’m sorry this decision has been flagged and... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called into the Gold FM studio for a chat about local operations.
Brian Gentil asked: Where are you up to with the Project Martha consent?
What happens now?
Maps in the East Ender show a tunnel under the south wall of... Continue reading »
AA Apiaries business is humming. Honey's good for you, it provides energy, improves memory, relieves allergies, naturally promotes sleep and can act as a natural and safe cough suppressant.
Honey contains virtually no fiber, fat or protein.... Continue reading »
OceanaGold's application to develop further mining in Waihi has been given the green light following the Project Martha hearings. Submitters on the project have until Friday 1 February 2019 to lodge any appeals with the Environment Court. ... Continue reading »
OceanaGold has received notification from Hauraki District Council and Waikato Regional Council that the company’s application for an underground mine below the Martha open pit in Waihi has been approved.
The approval is subject to the outcome of... Continue reading »
Making sure that pigs are not fed uncooked meat waste is a vital part of keeping diseases such as foot-and-mouth and swine fevers out of New Zealand.
"Recent outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Europe and China make this issue very... 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 »
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 »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold took time out of his busy schedule to call in for a chat.
The Project Martha hearings were completed on Tuesday. Brian Gentil asked what happens now? Kit explained what the consent hearing process is about and said the... Continue reading »
Powerco will station a field service technician at Whangamata over the peak of the holiday season to help minimise the duration of any unplanned power cuts.
Powerco Network Operations Manager Phil Marsh said the Company had consulted extensively... Continue reading »
GO Waihi Chair Sara Howell came up to Gold FM to draw the winner of the GO Waihi Pot of Gold from the thousands of entries live on air.
Brian rang Wai straight after the draw to surprise her and give her the good news that she had won $1,000 just by... Continue reading »
The Public Hearing of the proposed Project Martha resource consent applications for further mine development in Waihi starts today in the St James Church Hall at 76 Moresby Avenue, Waihi.
There will be a Hearings Panel of three independent... Continue reading »
Waihi business owners and managers are invited to join OceanaGold at the GO Waihi BA5 this Wednesday.
Bernie O’Leary from OceanaGold will update the business community about what their year has been like, where they are with their resource consent... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called in to talk about local operations. Brian Gentil asked for more information about a new exploration drill rig that is to be installed near the Cornish Pumphouse soon. Kit explained that there are a number of drill... Continue reading »