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Govt will not implement a Capital Gains Tax

Posted 17 April 2019 by Gold FM in Business

The Coalition Government will not proceed with the Tax Working Group’s recommendation for a capital gains tax, Jacinda Ardern announced today. “The Tax Working Group gave the Government, and the country, an opportunity to look at the fairness of our...
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goldblog: Dodgy advertising practices

Posted 10 April 2019 by Gold FM in Education and Business

A mate of ours with huge experience in media advertising, both radio and newspaper, has this to say about buying a poppy in a paper:  Dodgy advertising practices. If you wish to advertise never waste your money buying a poppy, daffodil etc with your...
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Waihi power supply restored

Posted 2 April 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Business
Media Release: Powerco

Contractors are in the final throes of repairing the damage to Waihi’s electricity network after a truck crash brought down three poles yesterday. Powerco Network Operations Manager Phil Marsh said power was restored to the 130 customers affected by...
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Pike River Mine re-entry

Posted 12 March 2019 by Gold FM in Environmental and Business
Media Release: Hon Andrew Little

Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little has announced that in light of the current state of preparations, the scheduled date to commence re-entering and recovering the access tunnel to the Pike River Mine (the drift) will be...
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Fingers crossed for Hot Cross Bun Competition

Posted 11 March 2019 by Gold FM in Business

It was our very great pleasure to taste test Waihi Beach Bakery Hot Cross Buns before they were sent off to Wellington to compete in the Great Hot Cross Bun Competition run by the Bakery Industry Association of New Zealand. Murray, Lena and the team...
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OceanaGold Update

Posted 6 March 2019 by Gold FM in Environmental,Podcasts and Business

Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called into the Gold FM studio to talk to Brian Gentil about WKP or Wharekirauponga where the discovery of a 'maiden resource' was announced recently. Brian asked what a maiden resource is. Kit explained that it...
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