There will be overnight closures through the Waikino section of Karangahake Gorge on State Highway 2 tonight and tomorrow - Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 March.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists there will be a full closure between Waitawheta... Continue reading »
• Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws
• Immediate action to prevent stock-piling
Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced... 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 »
There will be an overnight closure through the Karangahake Gorge on State Highway 2 on Monday 18 March.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists there will be a full closure between School Road, in Karangahake Village and Waitawheta Road in Waikino... Continue reading »
A rally against a proposed goldmine in the Karangahake Gorge is going ahead this Sunday, March 17 at 3 pm.
Karangahake local Holly Dove says the government has not kept its promise to protect Karangahake from mining and the community have been left... Continue reading »
MetService forecast high pressure over much of the country this weekend, bringing warm and humid air over the North Island. Parts of the South Island are set to get a welcome dose of rainfall on Friday and Saturday, with a heavy rain warning in... Continue reading »
Police can now confirm the name of the boy who died following an incident at Pauanui Beach on 10 March.
He was 13-year-old Jefferson William Crabb, known as Billy, of Matamata.
The boy’s family have asked for privacy at this difficult time.
Police... Continue reading »
Police investigating the murder of Denver Chance have located his vehicle.
The vehicle was found yesterday afternoon hidden at the scene of the same address in Kingseat where a body was located.
Formal identification is yet to take place, so we are... Continue reading »
One person died following a tragic accident at Pauanui Beach yesterday afternoon.
Police were called to the scene about 3.50 pm.
The person, a teenager, is understood to have been seriously injured in a boating incident where people were being... Continue reading »
Police investigating the disappearance of Denver Chance have made a significant breakthrough in the past few hours.
Just after 7pm this evening, a 41 year-old Kingseat man was arrested by Police, outside a Mt Eden bar.
This man will appear in the... Continue reading »
Police have confirmed that a 44-year-old woman has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and reckless discharge of a firearm following an incident in Bellevue, Tauranga, this morning.
A person was reported to have discharged a firearm... Continue reading »
Police are speaking with one person following a report of a firearm being discharged in Bellevue, Tauranga.
Police were called to the scene about 8:45am.
Bellevue Primary School was in voluntary lockdown for a short time and cordons were in place.... Continue reading »
Police investigating the disappearance of Denver Chance have established that his car was seen in Waihi on the night he disappeared.
The 43-year-old was last seen ten days ago.
Denver left his home in Mairangi Bay on the afternoon of Sunday... Continue reading »
On the 1st of March 2019, Waihi Police arrested a 21 year old local Waihi male in relation to arson attacks at Waihi College and a neighbouring business on the 2nd of February 2019.
The arrest resulted from information received from members of the... Continue reading »
OceanaGold New Zealand Ltd has announced a maiden resource for the orebody at Wharekirauponga, inland from Whangamata on the Coromandel Peninsula.
OceanaGold Waihi General Manager Bernie O’Leary says that the project would extend the current 350... Continue reading »
Posted 25 February 2019
by Gold FM
in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: MetService New Zealand
Brisk southerly air has blanketed the country, bringing down average day time temperatures for many towns around New Zealand today. Towns and cities across New Zealand have seen day time highs tumble.
“Today Masterton will see a high of only 16°C... Continue reading »
A tourist from the United Kingdom died at Ocean Beach in Tairua yesterday.
Andrew Massey, aged 68, from Kent, had been swimming with family members when he got into trouble in the water shortly before 6 pm.
Mr Massey was brought to shore and CPR... Continue reading »
Police have issued a statement about the man shot and killed in Kawerau today.
First I would like to offer my condolences to the whanau of the deceased.
This was a tragic event and the outcome today is something no Police officer wants to see.... Continue reading »
Waikato Police executed search warrants relating to illegal drugs on Wednesday and uncovered stolen 100-year-old artefacts in the process.
The stolen items had been taken during a burglary of a Te Arapipi Road address last month.
Meanwhile, Police... 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 »