Posted 1 December 2017
by Gold FM
in Media Release and Health
Media Release: Toe te Ora - Public Health
With the year drawing to a close and school holidays fast approaching, we can almost taste rest and recreation. With this in mind, the Bay of Plenty Medical Officer of Health is reminding residents to check that their immunisations are up to date to... Continue reading »
A body has been found at Anzac Bay, Waihi Beach.
Emergency services were called to the scene at 10.22am.
Police are currently at the scene and working to identify the person.
Photo: Gold FM - Anzac Bay last February
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State Highway 2 at Kopuku Rd, Maramarua remains closed in both directions following a serious crash.
Emergency services were called just before 2.30pm to a collision involving two vehicles, one of them towing a trailer.
The drivers of both vehicles... Continue reading »
Emergency services have responded to a crash on SH2 at Kopuku Rd, Maramarua.
Initial reports are that there has been a collision between a vehicle and another vehicle with a trailer.
According to scene information two people have been injured.
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Police are at the scene of a crash involving a car and truck in Orongo, Hauraki.
Senior Sergeant David Raffan said, emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 25 at 11am.One person was trapped. One person is believed to have... Continue reading »
The 24-year-old woman missing in Katikati has been found alive and well.
She was located by Search and Rescue volunteers in the Kaimai Range south of Katikati at around 3pm today.
Police would like to thank everyone who assisted in the search and... Continue reading »
Posted 24 November 2017
by Gold FM
in Media Release
Media Release: New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association
After publishing a media release from animal rights group SAFE yesterday we received responses both for and against the views expressed in the media statement. We have been sent a paper written by New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association spokesperson... Continue reading »
More resources have joined the search for a fisherman missing off Bowentown Harbour in western Bay of Plenty.
Police were alerted at 11.20pm last night that a 24-year-old man from Rotorua was missing.
He was in a party of three people who’d gone... Continue reading »
SAFE urges people to steer clear of rodeo cruelty by avoiding the Omahu Valley bullride this weekend.
Investigators at New Zealand rodeo events have filmed bulls being riled up into ‘performing’, with methods including shocks with electric prods,... Continue reading »
A search is under way for a fisherman missing off Bowentown Harbour in western Bay of Plenty.
The 24-year-old man from Rotorua was in a party of three people who were fishing yesterday evening.
Police were alerted after 11pm when two members of the... Continue reading »
Work starts on rock protection wall at KeretaConstruction started this week on a rock protection wall to protect SH25 from coastal erosion at The Narrows, near Kereta. Before construction work began local iwi blessed the site in a dawn... Continue reading »
Some ground movement has been detected near a sinkhole that was discovered in Waihi earlier this year on Council reserve between the Waihi Rugby Club and the Martha open pit.
The earlier sinkhole has been backfilled but Oceana Gold geotechnical... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency says people who use State Highway 2 Karangahake Gorge should expect delays and a closure overnight while a truck and trailer unit is removed.
The truck and trailer left the road between Waikino and Karangahake early this... Continue reading »
Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki, the organisation which has fought mining in the Hauraki/ Coromandel region for 38 years is delighted with the Minister's announcement that there will be no new mines on conservation land.
"This is wonderful... Continue reading »
The Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage confirmed yesterday that the new Government will strengthen the protection for public conservation land by making it off-limits for new mining.The announcement was made as part of the Speech from the Throne... Continue reading »
While undertaking a search of farmland in the Waihi area this morning, Search and Rescue personnel have located a body.
While formal identification is yet to take place, Police believe it is 46-year-old Grant Ridley who has been missing for two... Continue reading »
The supreme winner with a prize of $500, sponsored by Oceana Gold, of this year’s ARTWaikino is Terry Tinling from Waihi with his painting titled “Poetry in Life.” He also took out the best painting award with a prize of $250 sponsored by Visique... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging everyone to plan ahead and be aware of the Labour Weekend hotspots before heading away.Transport Agency Journey Manager Nigel D’Ath says people should consider avoiding travel during the times of heaviest... Continue reading »
A search is underway for a missing 46-year-old Waihi man.
Grant Ridley hasn’t been seen for the past three days.
Police are concerned because this is out of character.
His car has been found at his house.
He is 170cm tall and has brown hair styled... Continue reading »
Police and emergency services are in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 2, Waihi.
Police were called around 2:25pm following a crash between a car and a truck near Dean Crescent.
One of the drivers has died at the scene.
The other... Continue reading »