The Extravaganza Fair rolls onto the reserve next to the Waihi Beach Community Centre and will open the gates for fun and shenanigans at 9 am on December 31 (New Year's Eve).
New Zealand's happy travelling fair aims to be sustainable and... Continue reading »
We're looking forward to having the Extravaganza Fair back at the Waihi Beach Community Centre Reserve just in time for New Year's Eve. The family-friendly travelling Extravaganza invites everyone to 'roll up' for a fun day out... Continue reading »
It has been a great start to the first week of the holidays or last week of school, however, MetService has issued Severe Weather Warnings and Watches for rain and wind over the lower South Island on Tuesday, as a complex low system makes its way... Continue reading »
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for a lucky Waihi Lotto player who has won $500,000 in Saturday’s live Lotto draw.
Someone who bought a ticket in Kerikeri also has their Christmas’s coming all at once with a $500,000 win too.
The winning... Continue reading »
Congratulations to the Waihi Christmas Parade 2018 Winning Floats! We’ve heard that Santa was hugely impressed.
Best Float Hume Pack – N – Cool Smurfs
Most Christmassy St Joseph’s School
Most Original Waikino School
Most Kiwi Otawhiwhi Marae... Continue reading »
There is summery light at the end of the tunnel. The MetService is forecasting a showery and humid start to the week, with a drier sunnier end to bring in the summer mood right on cue for Waihi’s Christmas Parade this Saturday.
Localised... Continue reading »
Mike King, the kiwi comedian who changed his conversation from cheeky banter to get laughs to hardcore discussion about mental health, suicide and the need for a change in people’s attitudes will be having a conversation with Brian Gentil on the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Jennifer Chappel to find out how preparations for the Waihi Lions Garden Ramble this weekend have been going.
Local gardeners are opening their garden gates to the public on Saturday and Sunday.
Listen in to hear Jennifer... Continue reading »
Got your outfit sorted for the Christmas Parade?
It's all about creating happy memories and getting into the spirit of the season.
Get an entry form from Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate, the council office at Waihi Library, here at Gold FM or... Continue reading »
Have you got your tickets to explore what's behind the garden gate in 14 special gardens?
Get your ticket with the map from the Country Dog Garden Centre Paeroa, Waihi Beach Hardware and Mitre 10 Waihi - then get together with friends and... Continue reading »
GO Waihi Chair Sara Howell came up to Gold FM to draw the winner of the GO Waihi Pot of Gold from the thousands of entries live on air.
Brian rang Wai straight after the draw to surprise her and give her the good news that she had won $1,000 just by... Continue reading »
Build a Float and Join the Go Waihi Christmas Parade 2018 with Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate.
Uh Oh!... Where has the year gone? Christmas is coming and the jolly man in the red suit is booked to make a guest appearance, fly in and climb aboard... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Jennifer Chappel from the Lions Club of Waihi on Friday morning as they get ready for the Garden Ramble next weekend, November 24 and 25.
How many gardens, what sorts, what for, what else, how much, where to get tickets,... Continue reading »
The Victoria Battery site at Waikino will be awakened at 6 am this Sunday when lone piper Art Johnstone plays 'Battles O'er' at the same time as over one thousand other pipers play the same tune in different communities around the... Continue reading »
A dedicated team of people have been working hard to bring a series of events to Waihi to tell the district's stories from 100 years ago when World War 1 finally ended on November 11 after four brutal years.
All ages and walks of life have... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Marilyn Parker, the Secretary of the Waihi A & P Show about Waihi's 80th Agriculture and Pastoral Show which is opening its gates to the public this Saturday.
The outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis has created problems for... Continue reading »
Waihi business owners and managers are invited to join OceanaGold at the GO Waihi BA5 this Wednesday.
Bernie O’Leary from OceanaGold will update the business community about what their year has been like, where they are with their resource consent... Continue reading »
The wind took its toll on gazebos set up ready for the Waihi Vegetarian Festival on Sunday morning.
Most of the food stalls and the stage had to be taken down and moved due to safety concerns when some were literally blown away.
Luckily there is... Continue reading »