There are some interesting documents available to view on the HDC website of the 'views' people can expect if 24 turbines are erected across 1304 hectares on the northwestern area of the Kaimai Ranges, south of Paeroa.
This one of the... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to talk about local operations. The Resource Consent Application for Project Martha will be publicly notified by Hauraki District Council tomorrow. The public is able to make a submission... Continue reading »
It’s no secret a resource consent application for a new underground mining operation in Waihi called Project Martha is due to be publicly notified any day now.
Mick Wilkes, President and CEO of OceanaGold said, “We are excited about the future and... Continue reading »
Last week Kit Wilson from OceanaGold came in to talk about the mining company's proposed new projects. We had a question which Kit said he would come back to this week. The question was : Will the town centre, as in the retail/office area... Continue reading »
Congratulations Alan, Bernie and the team at BananaPepper.Waihi's cafe with the sweet and sour name has won Bronze for their sweet and sour Caramelised Rhubarb and Wild Berry Tart in the NZ Bakel's Supreme Pie Awards. Continue reading »
Netsafe has had more than 300 reports from people who have received a sextortion scam email in the past week.Gold FM received one of these dirty deliveries this week too!
The alarming bit was that Donny Manchester, the dirty scammer, had somehow... Continue reading »
We've had some very interesting questions related to the proposed new mining projects come through over the past few weeks. Kit Wilson from OceanaGold came into the studio this morning to answer the queries and update us on where to next.
Q1.... Continue reading »
A resource consent application for Kaimai Wind Farm Ltd to establish a wind farm on the hills south of Paeroa is currently being reviewed by Hauraki District Council before being publicly notified.
The application site on privately owned farmland... Continue reading »
The GO Waihi July Business After 5 meeting is this Wednesday (July 4) at Waihi College. All Waihi business owners and managers are welcome to attend.
Alistair Cochrane, Principal at Waihi College, has an update for the business community on COL …... Continue reading »
OceanaGold's Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in yesterday to update us about local operations.
Brian Gentil asked - Will OceanaGold offer the same sorts of arrangements to the houses/businesses in this new mining zone/area near... Continue reading »
OceanaGold has lodged resource consents for a new project called Project Martha.
The project has two parts: • A layback of the Martha north wall, removal of the slip material and construction of a new haul road. • An underground mine mainly below... Continue reading »
Gold mining company OceanaGold has announced that aspects of the recent decision of the District Court in relation to the death of one of its workers on site will be appealed by the company’s insurers. OceanaGold has said it will ensure the appeal... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Kit Wilson from OceanaGold to Gold FM this morning to find out what's been happening lately.
Kit has just returned from a conference for the minerals industry. He explained what it was about.
Brian asked whether there were... Continue reading »
The first gold pour from the modern Martha Mine took place on 16 May 1988. Exactly 30 years later, staff and permanent contractors gathered for a spit roast meal to celebrate this event. Work stopped across the site while staff gathered in a marquee... Continue reading »
OceanaGold has received a fine of $378,000 under the Workplace Health and Safety Act 2015, following its acceptance of liability for the death of Tipiwai Stainton in July 2016, and reparations of $350,000.
OceanaGold Waihi General Manager, Bernie... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in for a catch up about mining operations. It was very interesting hearing how water is managed throughout the large operational area of OceanaGold.
Brian Gentil asked, what happens to all the... Continue reading »
OceanaGold Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to Gold FM for a chat about local operations.
OceanaGold announced Project Martha recently and is interested in feedback about the proposed new mine and associated activities. We had a... Continue reading »
Chorus, New Zealand’s largest telecommunications infrastructure company is about to get busy connecting Waihi to ultra fast broadband services.
Chorus hosted community drop in meetings yesterday to allow locals to ask questions about getting... Continue reading »
It has been two weeks since OceanaGold announced Project Martha.
Estimated to last 11 years, the project has two parts:• A layback of the Martha north wall, removal of the slip material and construction of a new haul road. • An underground mine... Continue reading »
OceanaGold's Senior Community Advisor Kit Wilson called in to chat about Project Martha. Brian Gentil asked Kit some questions about the new project.
If you have any questions you'd like us to ask - just email through to [email protected] Continue reading »