Fresh Coromandel Scallops and Roast Scotch Fillet on the Waikino Hotel Weekend Meal Deal Menu back by popular demand!
The Friday Meal Deals have proved so popular Chef at Waikino Hotel has decided to continue Meal Deals through Saturday and Sunday... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson joined Brian Gentil in the studio for a catch up about local mining operations.
A rather large blast recently raised a few questions. Kit explained why a bigger than usual blast - 7.9mm registered and caused a few concerns. He explained... Continue reading »
New applications from mining company OceanaGold to purchase land in Waihi for new tailings ponds associated with its gold mines have been approved.
Minister of Finance Grant Robertson and Associate Minister of Finance David Parker considered the... Continue reading »
OceanaGold welcomes approval under the Overseas Investment Act of its application to purchase 178 hectares of farm land south of Waihi, which would provide additional tailings storage as part of a planned extension of the life of the Waihi Gold... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s largest banks will trial regional banking hubs and have agreed not to close any branches outside of main centres while the trial is under way.
The hubs will be trialled in Martinborough, Opunake, Stoke and Twizel starting early 2020.... Continue reading »
The National Party has confirmed Scott Simpson as its Coromandel candidate for next year’s General Election.
"I’m really looking forward to the campaign. Coromandel is the best electorate in New Zealand and it’s a great privilege to have been... Continue reading »
Local people from the Karangahake Gorge and the 'Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki' group have disrupted the AGM of the New Talisman Mining company at the Pullmans Hotel, Waterloo Quadrant in central Auckland today.
“The shareholders of this... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil had Greg Sheppard, General Manager of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate, in the studio for a catch up. Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate has just started a new promotion for people listing with them where you can get a spring clean, a drone... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called in for a chat with Brian Gentil about local mining operations.
With the recent downpour in the district Brian asked about 'the trickle down effect' of rain. Kit explained what does and doesn't happen,... Continue reading »
Paula Bennett, Deputy Leader of the National Party, MP for Upper Harbour visited the Waihi district yesterday.
Paula and Coromandel MP Scott Simpson called into the Gold FM studios for a chat with Brian Gentil while she was here. She spent some time... Continue reading »
The Government has announced that a further $8 million is being made available to continue to help encourage responsible camping around New Zealand.
The Coromandel District is to receive a share of the $8 million fund, which is being allocated among... Continue reading »
Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says he’s asked Spark to halt any further work on the site of its proposed new cell phone tower in Coromandel Town until after a meeting has been held with the Community Board later this week.
Scott Simpson says he thinks... Continue reading »
What do you think about a cashless New Zealand?
Time's running out to have your say on the future of cash in New Zealand with submissions to the Reserve Bank closing this Saturday, August 31.
Is a cashless future imminent?
Has that future... Continue reading »
Don't miss the deadline for getting your phone number listed.
The Waihi Lions Community Directory, the one with the big print, is a Waihi Lions initiative that covers Athenree, Bowentown, Waihi Beach and Waihi. Is your contact phone number... Continue reading »
Forest & Bird is urging the government not to fund what they consider to be an environmentally damaging marina development in Coromandel.
Pita Street Development Ltd is seeking about $20 million from the government’s Provincial Growth Fund to... Continue reading »
The Provincial Growth Fund is boosting tourism in Paeroa by providing over $700,000 for the Historical Maritime Park Marine development project, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.
The funding will be used for stage one... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Richard Thompson (Chef) about his role at Waikino Hotel. There's been a few changes at the Waikino Hotel over the last little while and Richard is relishing the chance to be part of the continuing history of Waikino's... Continue reading »
If you're a Spark email customer using xtramail and you've been experiencing 'issues' it's not you. Spark email is suffering outages at present.
The problem began yesterday and is expected to take between 24 and 48 hours to... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson called into the Gold FM studio for a chat about mining operations.
Last time Kit was in he talked about staff who live locally and the contribution they make to the Hauraki district economy. A listener called to say, "We are in a... Continue reading »
Greg Sheppard, General Manager and Director of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate called into Gold FM for a chat with Brian Gentil about the housing market. Greg owns Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate branches in Thames, Paeroa, Waihi Beach and Waihi and... Continue reading »