Bird watching at Pūkorokoro-Miranda is now wheelchair friendly and accessible in winter thanks to a major upgrade of a walking track from East Coast Road to a bird viewing hide.
The hide is maintained by the Pūkorokoro-Miranda Naturalists’ Trust... Continue reading »
A fire lit earlier this week in the women's toilets underneath the Whangamata Ocean Sports Club has caused significant damage to the building.
The fire was lit at approximately midnight and thankfully the newly installed sprinkler system... Continue reading »
Police are making fresh enquiries into the disappearance of 67-year-old Hamilton man Frederick “Rick’ Hayward.
He was last seen leaving his home around 5pm on Monday 2 September 2013, with the intention of travelling to the family bach in Raglan.
As... Continue reading »
Whitianga Police are seeking information from the public after an incident on Saturday 17 June when a woman was assaulted.
The incident happened between 11 pm and 11.15 pm in Bryce Street, Whitianga.
Police would like to speak to anybody that has... Continue reading »
As part of the search for missing Arohena woman Kim Richmond Waikato Police have today recovered a vehicle form Lake Arapuni, Waikato.
The vehicle recovered is the 2014 silver Ford Ranger ute that Ms Richmond was believed to be driving prior to her... Continue reading »
A positive detection of myrtle rust has been made in the Waikato region.
The fungal plant disease was identified in a small number of plants at a nursery in Te Kuiti.
The new location was found as a result of MPI tracing sales of plants from... Continue reading »
Routinely boiling drinking water is now a thing of the past for people living in Karangahake and Mackaytown. This week the last few properties in the area were connected to the much superior Paeroa water supply and precautionary boil water notices... Continue reading »
A massive international ransomware campaign has hit computer systems of private companies and public organisations around the world. This incident is being reported as the largest ransomware campaign to date. The Ransomware in question has been... Continue reading »
A certificate of compliance has been issued to New Talisman Gold Mines Ltd for prospecting within old mine workings within Mount Karangahake. The certificate also covers associated activities on the portal pad such as the construction of office... Continue reading »
Police can now confirm the body found near Te Puru Forks, Thames, on Wednesday April 26th was Ann Louise Bunning.
The 56-year-old was last seen at the Te Puru Holiday Park on January 30th 2017.
Police’s thoughts are with her family and friends.
Her... Continue reading »
Posted 24 April 2017
by Gold FM
in Media Release
Media Release: Scott Simpson MP for Coromandel
Excited and delighted is how Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is feeling after being promoted to Ministerial roles by Prime Minister Bill English.“I’m really looking forward to serving at an executive level.“I’ve been given responsibilities in the... Continue reading »
Posted 21 April 2017
by Gold FM
in Media Release
Media Release: Scott Simpson - Andrew Little
With an election on the horizon and record migration in 2016 what do you think about immigration? New Zealand has had a migration boom with a net gain of 70,016 migrants in 2016. Governments all over the world are taking a close look at their... Continue reading »
Tests conducted by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, University of Waikato and the Ministry of Primary Industries, find the cause of the mass tuatua die-off at Waihi Beach mid-March was most likely due to the heavy swells the region experienced in... Continue reading »
Two families have self- evacuated from their homes due to surface flooding of farmland on Tramline Road, bordering the Piako River in the Hauraki District.
At this stage the homes are not inundated with water but the families have self-evacuated to... Continue reading »
Flooding near Piako River, Waikato
A small number of houses have been evacuated due to flooding from the Piako River.
The softbank has been breached causing flooding near Patetonga and the Paeroa-Tahuna Road and Awaiti Road areas.
Motorists are... Continue reading »
“Great news for Waikato communities” is how Acting District Commander, Superintendent Greg Nicholls greeted today’s announcement by the Commissioner of Police that Waikato District will receive approximately 101 additional Police officers over the... Continue reading »
Police would like to thank the residents of Edgecumbe for their continued co-operation and patience while they are unable to return to their homes.
Bay of Plenty District Commander, Superintendent Andy McGregor said, " We’d like to reassure... Continue reading »
A young Paeroa mum of three found out the horrible way how much life was lurking in a small waterway bordering her urban property. Strolling beside Aorangi Stream one morning in February 2016, Eowyn Starr noticed the water was pale pink in colour.... Continue reading »
Thanks to the cooperation of the community, serious water shortages in Waihi, Waikino and Paeroa have been avoided.
Earlier this week the town’s water reservoirs were running dangerously low due to longer processing times caused by recent heavy... Continue reading »
A Hauraki District Council media statement released at 5 am this morning stated around 200 of 1000 people attending the Sundaise Festival at Dickey Flat in Waitawheta just out of Waihi were evacuated following extreme flooding at the venue.... Continue reading »