Have fun in a friendly atmosphere and raise much needed funds for your local rescue helicopter service at the Waihi RSA from 6 pm on Saturday August 24.
You can register your team and your team name at the Waihi RSA or phone 07 863 8860 (as early as... Continue reading »
The Medical Officer of Health has been notified of a confirmed case of measles in Thames. Some household members of this case are now in quarantine in case they develop measles. It appears that this person may have been exposed in the vicinity of... Continue reading »
Posted 24 July 2019
by Gold FM
in Education and Health
Media Release: Toi Te Ora Public Health
Toi Te Ora Public Health is urging those who attended the Basketball New Zealand Under 15 Nationals tournament held at Trustpower Arena in Mount Maunganui, between 17th – 20th July, to be vigilant for the symptoms of measles, after a participant... Continue reading »
Grants for energy efficient heaters are now available as part of the Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes programme which aims to make homes warmer and more energy efficient.
Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods says the grants will cover two-thirds... Continue reading »
Parents and partners of disabled people with high or very high support needs will be paid for caring for their family members, as the Government acts to restore fairness and dignity.
Pay rates for family carers will also increase from the current... Continue reading »
New Zealand Food Safety is urging people to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly after an increase in cases of food poisoning associated with commercially grown New Zealand mussels.
Over the past 6 weeks, there has been an increase in cases of... Continue reading »
A Gala Evening hosted by Waihi Rugby Club on Saturday night to raise funds for locals Claire and Brad Nightingale raised over $50,000.
Earlier this year Claire received bad news that she had stage 4 bowel cancer after her stomach pain was initially... Continue reading »
The rescue chopper service that assists in our area had another busy holiday weekend over Queen's Birthday. The crews cover a huge area, is staffed full-time by a highly experienced flight crew consisting of pilots, paramedics and crewmen, and... Continue reading »
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust attended 10 call outs between 3 am Friday morning and lunchtime yesterday.
The early Friday morning call was to East Tamaki to assist two patients, both suffering multiple stab wounds to the chest and who were... Continue reading »
Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!
Pink Shirt Day is a national bullying prevention campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand since 2012. Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007... Continue reading »
The Waikato District Health Board has been struggling for many months and the appointment of a commissioner is the right thing to do says Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.
“There have been some huge problems for the Board since the resignation of... Continue reading »
The New Zealand Blood Service is coming to Waihi tomorrow.
Every week the New Zealand Blood Service needs to receive 3,000 blood donations to enable life saving miracles.
Can you roll up your sleeve between 12 and 4 pm at the Waihi Memorial Hall... Continue reading »
Posted 24 April 2019
by Gold FM
Media Release: Medical Officer of Health for Toi Te Ora Public Health
Since last week, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten.
“The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported cases of... Continue reading »
There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month.
“The most recent case, reported last night, is linked to the previous cases in the Mount Maunganui area,” says Dr Neil de Wet, Medical Officer of Health... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s National Terrorism Threat Level has moved from high to medium following review by the Combined Threat Assessment Group (CTAG) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
CTAG is an independent multi-agency group with the primary... Continue reading »
Waihi Family Doctors are having their annual Flu Vaccination Clinic for inoculations tomorrow, Wednesday 17 April. Click on our interview link below to hear more details.
Registered Nurse Kay and Practice Manager Rae called into Gold FM to give some... Continue reading »
Health Minister Dr David Clark has informed Waikato DHB Board that he is seriously dissatisfied with their performance and is considering the appointment of a Commissioner to replace Board members.
The Board has two weeks (until 3 May) to formally... Continue reading »
Waihi Family Doctors are running a Flu Clinic at the Waihi Baptist Church on the corner of Kenny and Gilmour Streets this Wednesday, April 17, between 9 am and 12 pm and then between 1 pm and 4 pm.
Free to those over 65, pregnant women and those... Continue reading »
Volunteer surf lifeguards from Waihi Beach Lifeguard Service have been awarded with the national BP Rescue of the Month award for plucking a man from the surf who had suffered a stroke while surfing in February.
Their response in this rescue... Continue reading »
Thumbs up to volunteer firefighter and role model dad Aaron Coxon for ditching his shoes and encouraging his boys (Declan - 10, Kellan - 4) to pull on their gumboots in support of youth mental health this Gumboot Friday.
We couldn't resist... Continue reading »