The Sand Sculpture Competition at the Sustainable Blue Backyard competition this Sunday is just one of the activities planned.
The event gets underway at 10 am near the surf club at the North end of Waihi Beach.
Event organiser Emma Woods from... Continue reading »
On Wednesday 4th September the arrival of Thomas and Walala Tjapaltjarri (brothers from the Pintupi Nine) along with support team, Lawrence Renata and Bryce Lillico quietly entered New Zealand. This was the start of their trip to Paeroa and an... Continue reading »
The theme for the Department of Conservation's 50th Conservation Week is Nature needs us. It highlights how much more we can do to secure native plants, wildlife and the places they live.
More than 4,000 of our native plants and animals are... Continue reading »
Your family is invited to the Sustainable Blue Backyard Conservation event – Sunday 22nd September 2019, 10 am – 1 pm
Envirohub Bay of Plenty has teamed up with the Department of Conservation for a fun-filled and educational free family day out at... Continue reading »
The Comedy Store NZ is bringing two Los Angeles based stand up comedians to the Waihi Beach Hotel for a one night only show next Wednesday, September 18.Brian Gentil spoke to Kevin Tate and Keith Nelson about where they are from and how long they... Continue reading »
‘Kia Kaha’ is well understood in New Zealand English with its meaning of ‘be strong’. We often talk about languages as if they are people – talking about language health, strength and revitalisation. So when we say ‘Kia Kaha te Reo Māori’ we’re... Continue reading »
The Waihi College Talent Quest last Friday was an awesome night – a good variety of performances, a great crowd with lots of clapping and cheering, and tons of encouragement and support for the kids.
Big thanks to all the performers, those that... Continue reading »
We've bought some nifty Smart Daffodils from our local Waihi ANZ branch in Seddon Street. If you'd like one, the stall with friendly and appreciative staff outside the ANZ is selling Smart Daffodils and a variety of other products to... Continue reading »
Senior Waihi College students Mahonri, India and Georgia, who are involved in the Waihi College Talent Quest tomorrow evening, called into the Gold FM studio for a chat with Brian Gentil.
The doors at the Waihi College Hall open at 6 pm tomorrow... Continue reading »
ARTwaikino, the popular annual art exhibition is on again at the Victoria Hall on SH2 in Waikino this Labour Weekend.
There's always new exciting artwork to admire or purchase at ARTwaikino. It's the place to buy good original art to suit... Continue reading »
Ellen Henderson, President at Waihi RSA called in to catch up with Brian Gentil about their Trivia Night this Saturday night. They only have a few tables left and Ellen suggested getting your team registered early, rather than later.
They’ve... Continue reading »
Sunday 17th November 2019 is the day crew of the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust (ARHT) hope will leave more than a mark on the community’s calendars.
“We need loads of people to get out of their comfort zone and get muddy from head to toe in... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Richard Thompson (Chef) about his role at Waikino Hotel. There's been a few changes at the Waikino Hotel over the last little while and Richard is relishing the chance to be part of the continuing history of Waikino's... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Nola Boldy into the Gold FM studio to talk about ArtWaikino #19 and her role as convenor of ArtWaikino.
The categories remain the same this year and the prize money for the Supreme Award has been increased to $750, thanks to... Continue reading »
Waikato Regional Council is holding an open day on 11 August, 9am-11am, to demonstrate how the mechanical gates work and talk about why they are so important to protect the community.
The floodgates, which fill the gap in the stopbank where State... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Phida from Waihi Bakery to congratulate her and husband Vic Luon on taking out more accolades at the Bakels NZ Pie Awards this year.
Vic's mastery with pastry and bacon and egg won Waihi Bakery a Silver Award and... Continue reading »
The annual Art Waikino exhibition and art competition will be filling the historic Victoria Hall this Labour Weekend from Saturday through to Monday. Entry Form
Local and not so local artists are invited to enter their work into the painting,... Continue reading »
Have fun in a friendly atmosphere and raise much needed funds for your local rescue helicopter service at the Waihi RSA from 6 pm on Saturday August 24.
You can register your team and your team name at the Waihi RSA or phone 07 863 8860 (as early as... Continue reading »
If you are part of an organisation that provides a community service, activity or event that is not-for-profit, you could be eligible for one of the Thames Coromandel District Community Board grants.Applications close Wednesday 31 July at 4pm.... Continue reading »
23rd of July isn't just another day...According to those who aim to gather all the special holidays, moments and occasions from around the world together, and help everyone celebrate them, today is Gorgeous Grandma Day - so you can take the... Continue reading »