Join us on Monday morning when we talk about the effects of workplace bullying. It's more prevalent in New Zealand than people realise and is becoming a key health and safety workplace issue.
Bullying behaviours might range from subtle actions... Continue reading »
Gold FM would like to congratulate Mike King on being awarded New Zealander of the Year.Mike was in Waihi recently to talk to OceanaGold staff and the Waihi community about the need for mental health advocacy.
Mike has battled his fair share of... Continue reading »
The arrival of a brand-new rescue helicopter at Whitianga’s Crosby Field has been welcomed by Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.
“This time last year there was a very real risk our rescue helicopter service would be withdrawn due to a proposed government... Continue reading »
Small goods manufacturer Hellers has been fined almost $40,000 and ordered to pay a total of $15,000 to 3 children who had moderate to severe allergic reactions after consuming mispackaged Sizzlers sausages.
The children became sick after an... Continue reading »
The rescue helicopter flew two missions to the Coromandel area yesterday.
At 1.25 pm Westpac 1 was tasked to Whenuakite to assist a female patient in her 50’s suffering a suspected injury from a fall off a stationary trailer. The helicopter landed... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Jan Johnston from NZ Blood about their blood drive in Waihi today, Tuesday 29 January 2019. They’re looking for all blood types and are happy for people to still ring and book an appointment, or just turn up at Waihi Memorial... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Piers Harrison, a food safety specialist advisor for the Ministry of Primary Industries, (MPI) about the toxic shellfish alert put out this week. The affected shellfish warning in our area goes from Te Ororoa Point, just north... Continue reading »
The Ministry for Primary Industries today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Bay of Plenty / Waikato region from Te Ororoa Point, just north of Tairua, down to Bowentown Heads but not including Tauranga Harbour. PSP... Continue reading »
Blood donors are special people.
If you haven’t donated blood for some time, or are a new blood donor the New Zealand Blood Service invites you to roll up your sleeve and lend an arm to give blood at the Waihi Memorial Hall on January 29 between 12... Continue reading »
As Kiwis head out in droves to enjoy New Zealand's beaches, rivers, lakes, swimming pools and other water spots this Christmas season Surf Life Saving New Zealand, Coastguard and Water Safety New Zealand are urging people to think about water... Continue reading »
You couldn’t call it a lucky accident but it was lucky for a lady who fractured her ankle that an intensive care paramedic just happened to have been winch inserted on to the same track to assist another woman who had fractured her ankle. Confused?... Continue reading »
Alyshea Tuhakaraina and Hemi Keelan called into the Gold FM studio to chat with Brian Gentil about their roles as It’s Not OK Champions.
They are both parents and both passionate about spreading the important message of looking after our tamariki... Continue reading »
AA Apiaries business is humming. Honey's good for you, it provides energy, improves memory, relieves allergies, naturally promotes sleep and can act as a natural and safe cough suppressant.
Honey contains virtually no fiber, fat or protein.... Continue reading »
Three 'Young' girls from Waikino School received a special award at their school assembly yesterday. Zara, Asha and Lexie Young have been working hard to raise awareness about lung cancer and some of the misconceptions about it since their... Continue reading »
Waikato Regional Council’s coastal scientists say water quality at the beaches it monitors is generally good for swimming, but caution is urged following heavy rain.
The council is in the third year of its reactivated water quality monitoring... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Thames Coromandel Thames Ward Councillor and Waikato Health Board Member Sally Christie on Tuesday morning, who reminded us to be prepared with medication and prescriptions over the holiday break.
Sally also mentioned... Continue reading »
It’s Not Ok Waihi & Waihi Beach has more Community Champions to support their campaign to stop violence of all types in our community. Thom Spicer & Tasmin Skinner, currently Waihi College Students, are highlighting online or cyberbullying,... Continue reading »
Successful comedian and now mental health advocate, Mike King will speak in the Waihi Memorial Hall tonight, Wednesday 5 December at 7.00 pm.
Mike is in Waihi as part of the Vital Behaviours programme run by staff at OceanaGold and called in for a... Continue reading »
Mike King, the kiwi comedian who changed his conversation from cheeky banter to get laughs to hardcore discussion about mental health, suicide and the need for a change in people’s attitudes will be having a conversation with Brian Gentil on the... Continue reading »
In its 15 decades of existence Thames Hospital has cared for the diggers of the goldfields and successive generations of the wider Coromandel and Thames Valley community.
The diggers’ hospital in Thames was officially opened on 2 November 1868, and... Continue reading »