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 »
Kiwis have a boots 'n all attitude when it comes to mucking in for those in need. So Mike King and his I AM Hope charity encourages you to Gumboot Up! and help fund raise for kiwi kids to get the FREE and timely counselling they need. Continue reading »
Graham Wilkinson came in the Gold FM studio and had a chat with Brian Gentil on Monday morning about Healthwise Energy Centre in Waihi.
What’s it all about, how did Graham get started, what can he help with ... fatigue, shoulder pain, ear ache,... Continue reading »
Joel and Kelsey are locals from Waihi who could do with a little help.
Kelsey works as an ECE teacher at a Waihi preschool and Joel works for an engineering company in town. Recently, they found out their 2 year old daughter, Isla, has a rare form... Continue reading »
A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held today, Friday 22 March. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced details yesterday afternoon.
The Muslim Call to Prayer at 1.30pm will be followed by a two-minute... Continue reading »
Race Relations Day, today (Thursday 21 March), provides a chance to remember the victims and survivors of the attacks in Christchurch and reflect on how we can create a more harmonious society, Pancha Narayanan, National President of Multicultural... Continue reading »
Thames Coromandel District Council Thames Ward Councillor and member of the Waikato District Health Board Sally Christie spoke with Brian Gentil on Monday morning, covering a number of current topics.
Included were the measles cases that are... Continue reading »
The shock and horror we're all feeling after last Friday has left many people confused and distressed.
Anyone who wants to talk about how they're feeling is encouraged to call 1737. The 1737 number remains open for text or phone-calls for... Continue reading »
Waihi St John Op Shop Reopens
The Waihi St John Op Shop is reopening tomorrow, Saturday, March 10.
The shop has been closed for building renovations and is now ready to sell pre-loved goods at bargain prices.
The official reopening is at 9.30 am... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Allan Halse, Director of Culture Safe NZ Ltd during the Breakfast Show on Monday morning about bullying in the workplace.
How bad is the situation, who bullies who, why and what can you do if you’re being bullied are all... Continue reading »
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 »