The entry forms for this year’s ARTWaikino have been posted and emailed out to past exhibitors. Entry forms are available from Gold FM now and available to download from our websitehere and here
ARTWaikino is always a popular exhibition on the... Continue reading »
Rachael Coll is one of the organisers of the Matariki Waihi celebrations. Here's her wrap up of this year's events.
As each year passes and the Waihi community Matariki celebrations continue to flourish and strengthen, we see our tamariki... Continue reading »
What a beautiful day! Fine weather means it's all go for the Thanks Waihi Fireworks Display tonight with OceanaGold.
Food and refreshments will be available to purchase up by the PumpHouse from about 6 pm and the fuse will be lit at 7 pm.... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Kit Wilson from OceanaGold to Gold FM this morning to find out what's been happening lately.
Kit has just returned from a conference for the minerals industry. He explained what it was about.
Brian asked whether there were... Continue reading »
SPECTACULAR is the word that best describes what will be happening above Waihi's Martha Mine this Friday night at 7 pm when OceanaGold says 'thanks Waihi' for the past 30 years.
Here's a teaser from the last fireworks event in... Continue reading »
The players in the latest production of the Waihi Drama Society are busy rehearsing to present Curtain Up from Thursday May 31st.
Five ladies with one man in common (the mind boggles) inherit an interesting bequest with strings attached.The story of... Continue reading »
Voted New Zealand's favourite event last year, thousands of American vehicle enthusiasts and many millions of dollars worth of their classic motor vehicles pour into Whangamata for the annual Repco Beach Hop event in March, boosting the... Continue reading »
The first gold pour from the modern Martha Mine took place on 16 May 1988. Exactly 30 years later, staff and permanent contractors gathered for a spit roast meal to celebrate this event. Work stopped across the site while staff gathered in a marquee... Continue reading »
Ardent royalist Angela Thompson is in her element as she busies herself organising a celebration of love to mark the royal nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this weekend.
Angela Thompson is well known for her royal fervour at the Corogate... Continue reading »
The Waihi Judo Fun Day hosted by Waihi Judo and led by instructor Leander Huiarangi happened last Sunday 13 May 2018 at Waihi Events Centre.
Leander took over the club from former instructor Peter Grant who retired from coaching in 2016. The club... Continue reading »
Have you ever wondered where that family heirloom came from, how old it is or what its value might be?
Whether it’s a curio, painting, china, jewellery or furniture - you're welcome to take it along to the Athenree Homestead Antiques Roadshow... Continue reading »
The Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair is back at the Waihi Beach Community Centre for its 14th year this Queen's Birthday Weekend.
Organisers say they have pushed the boat out and recruited a huge number of new stall holders.They recommend you... Continue reading »
What a great day!
Over 3,500 people arrived at Coromandel Area School to sample the kaimoana, other tasty treats and soak up the atmosphere on Saturday at the Coromandel Town Seafood Fest.
There was plenty to see, do, buy and taste for all ages... Continue reading »
What do you get if you mix pristine Coromandel Harbour waters, mussel and oyster farms, fresh fish, local chefs, and hospitality?The Coromandel Town Seafood fest of course!
Fine weather, fine food and a fine time is forecast for tomorrow, Saturday... Continue reading »
The weather forecast is looking good to soak up a day of Coromandel hospitality this Saturday!
Organisers are busy making sure the seafood will be fresh and tasty and why wouldn't it be when it's harvested from the pristine waters of the... Continue reading »
Old books can pile up and take up a lot of space.Don’t let them collect dust or throw them in the rubbish.
Donate your old books to the Waihi Lions for their annual Book Fair.
Funds raised go back to the community.
Books, jigsaws, DVD's and... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Rob Fort, one of the hard working organisers of the Coromandel Town Seafood Festival about this year's event, which is happening next Saturday, May the 5th.
Rob has made sure to sample the local kaimoana that will be... Continue reading »
It’s that time again when Coromandel Town celebrates their seafood culture along with the amazing environment that supports it.
Now in its third year the Coromandel Town Seafood Fest committee have been working hard to keep the event on the... Continue reading »
Anzac Day at the Tunnellers Memorial at Gilmour Reserve next Wednesday will feature something new. Organiser Sue Baker Wilson of Waihi Heritage Vision says that as well as remembering the men and women who served, the event will also remember the... Continue reading »
And you could be the proud owner of this Panasonic Vierra 49 inch LED TV if you took your camera to the GO Waihi Warm Up Party for Beach Hop and captured the atmosphere.
Enter your top pics in the GO Waihi Snapshot Photo Competition.
If you focused,... Continue reading »