Police have arrested and charged a person in relation to the death of a man who was dropped at Tauranga Hospital with critical injuries at around 11:30 am yesterday.
The victim, 58-year-old Lance Wayne Waite, died in hospital a short time later.... Continue reading »
DOC has engaged contractors to build a new pedestrian bridge over the Ohinemuri River at Karangahake Gorge Reserve carpark. The project is a collaboration with Ngāti Tamaterā, Ngāti Tara Tokanui and Hauraki District Council.
The new bridge will... Continue reading »
Waikato Police yesterday terminated a major, district-wide operation targeting organised criminal groups and drug dealing.
The Waikato District Organised Crime and Major Crime Teams have been conducting search warrants at 14 properties across the... Continue reading »
Tired changing rooms at the Waihi Community Swimming Pool will receive a new lease on life as part of an overall upgrade planned for next year.
Built at Waihi College with the assistance of community fundraising around 50 years ago, the pool and... Continue reading »
Police are now able to name the man who died in the Tauranga Harbour area on Saturday afternoon.
Gregory Dean Bunyan, a 55-year-old from Hamilton, was unable to be revived when he was pulled from the water near the Tauranga Harbour entrance.
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Police and emergency services were called to attend a serious crash on State Highway 2 near Whakamarama just before 3:00pm following a two car crash.
One person has died at the scene and two other people have serious injuries.
The road is likely to... Continue reading »
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.
SH2... Continue reading »
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 »