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 »
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 »