It was like a ray of sunshine had engulfed our studio when these gorgeous girls came for a visit this morning. Nyah Frew and Emily Croker sparkled with enthusiasm for the Waihi College Talent Quest that is happening at Waihi College tomorrow,... Continue reading »
Grey Power Waihi is hosting Howard Vickeridge of Dementia Waikato at a public meeting this Friday at the Waihi Baptist Church on the corner of Kenny Street.
Dementia is one of New Zealand’s most significant and growing healthcare challenges. Almost... Continue reading »
It’s time to get your dream team together, build your speed machine and experience the thrill of the Haszard Street Hill for the Go Waihi Trolley Derby during GoldFest on Saturday, October 06.
Enjoy the Market Day, Model Boat Display, Recycled Fun... Continue reading »
GO Waihi has managed to keep the Heart of Gold flags flying constantly in Waihi for 11 years until recently. GO Waihi is an incorporated society governed by a voluntary committee that manages a paid coordinator. It was established in 1997 with the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Helen Wilson who has been the convenor for ARTWaikino for several years and continues to support ARTWaikino.
There are several categories for artists of all kinds to enter and some great prizes to be won this year. ARTWaikino... Continue reading »
Turning trash into fashion will be turning heads at the GO Waihi Market Day and Trolley Derby on October 06.
A fun recycled fashion show for kids is happening outside the Waihi Memorial Hall from 10.15 am.
Kids from Waihi East School will proudly... Continue reading »
Maori Language Week - Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori starts on Monday, September 10.
The theme will be 'Kia Kaha te Reo Māori’ following on from the success of last year’s theme ‘Kia Ora te Reo Māori’.
‘Kia Kaha’ is well known in New Zealand English... Continue reading »
The Katikati Suffrage 125 Commemoration Committee is to receive $6,000 from the Suffrage 125 Community Fund.
Acting Minister for Women Eugenie Sage today announced 42 successful applicants for the Suffrage 125 Community Fund, at the Kate Sheppard... Continue reading »
Are you 14 and older?Have you ever thought about becoming a lifeguard?Want to make new friends… add to your CV... learn new skills... and give back to the community?Becoming a lifeguard can be a fun and rewarding experience with so many different... Continue reading »
Waihi Beach School's Over the Top Fun Run returns on Saturday, 22nd September.This fun run and walk has 3 options for all ages and abilities, and makes the most of the beautiful Waihi coastline and spectacular views.
3km Run/Walk. Along... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to David Parish about a fundraiser that will raise much needed money for the Waihi St John Building Fund and the temperature of dinner guests at the Waihi Beach Community Centre.
Tickets are available now at the Hauraki District... Continue reading »
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 »