Police are investigating a ram-raid style burglary at a business on Orchard West Road, Ngatea, Hauraki District early this morning.
At around 3.50 am a group of offenders used a 1990 Nissan Safari, registration FTC72, to ram the fence on the... Continue reading »
Over the past week, another NZTA project has started construction to protect SH 25, with work underway to build a rock wall to protect the highway from coastal erosion at Diehard Creek between Thames and Coromandel.The rock protection wall is the... Continue reading »
This morning local Karangahake resident Linda Gilmore is refusing to let New Talisman Gold Mines vehicles access their mine site on Mt Karangahake.Gilmore, a local business owner, has lived in the area for 35 years and says she was forced to sell... Continue reading »
Enquiries are ongoing as Police continue working to locate the offender who shot at Police in Morrinsville early yesterday.
An examination of the scene at Kuranui Road is underway and is expected to continue today.
The road will remain closed... Continue reading »
Tauranga Police are continuing to investigate the serious crash which occurred at the intersection of Bellevue Road and Windsor Road yesterday.
Two teenagers are currently in hospital as a result of serious injuries sustained in the crash.
At... Continue reading »
This afternoon, at 1.30pm, a petition will be presented to Parliament asking for all conservation land in the Coromandel Peninsula to be protected from mining.
The petition will be presented by Karangahake locals currently opposing gold mining in... Continue reading »
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 »