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Coromandel crayfish poachers are low-lifes

Posted 24 April 2019 by Gold FM in Environmental
Media Release: Coromandel MP Scott Simpson

Selfish and short-sighted is how Coromandel MP Scott Simpson has labelled crayfish poachers who have been raiding the Cathedral Cove marine reserve. “These people taking crayfish illegally are low-lifes. It’s a well-known ‘no take’ marine reserve. ...
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Lead up to Easter on a high

Posted 15 April 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release,Weather and Environmental
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

High pressure is the theme for the first week of the school holidays, and the lead up to Easter. This means that weather will be generally settled for most places. Much of the country is already seeing sunshine on Monday, though cloud and the odd...
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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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Palms stolen from Waihi Beach property

Posted 11 March 2019 by Gold FM in Environmental

The owners of a Waihi Beach property are disappointed and concerned that someone went onto their property last Wednesday and stole four Phoenix roebelenii (dwarf date palms) from a very private area of their back garden. The palms have been...
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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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