After a disappointing run of bad luck with mechanical issues Goldfields train is back on track for one return trip to Waikino each day from today.
The train will depart Waihi at 11.45 am and leave Waikino Station at 1.00 pm for the rest of the... Continue reading »
Get inside the fence and discover modern gold mining up close and on a grand scale these school holidays.
Learn how today’s miners get the gold out of the rock and into gold bars.
Book a gold mine tour and get FREE ENTRY to the Gold Discovery... Continue reading »
Mid winter is nigh and Matariki is on the rise to usher in a new year for Aotearoa.
Matariki is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster or The Seven Sisters which rises in mid-winter, the traditional Maori New... Continue reading »
A Gala Evening hosted by Waihi Rugby Club on Saturday night to raise funds for locals Claire and Brad Nightingale raised over $50,000.
Earlier this year Claire received bad news that she had stage 4 bowel cancer after her stomach pain was initially... Continue reading »
The Waihi Lions Book Fair was a roaring success again this year.
Book lovers were waiting outside, eager for the doors to open on Queen’s Birthday Saturday morning, Lions member Brian Atger said.
The Waihi Memorial Hall packed with people wanting... Continue reading »
A celebration of life, love and friendship will be filling the Waihi Rugby Club this Saturday as a community throws a blanket of love around newly married locals Claire and Brad Nightingale.
Theirs is a love story tinged with sadness and wrapped... Continue reading »
Look up this month if you fancy an eyeful of Jupiter. NASA reckons the biggest planet in our solar system will be at its biggest and brightest during June.
As long as the clouds and weather don't get in the way Jupiter should be clearly... Continue reading »
The Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair is celebrating 15 years this Sunday.Brian Gentil spoke to Colleen Low to get an update about the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair 2019.
After coming up with the idea of running a craft fair 15 years ago Colleen... Continue reading »
The Waihi Memorial Hall is a hive of activity as a 'pride' of Waihi Lions transport, unpack, stack, sort and catalogue a library of books, CDs, DVDs, games and complete jigsaws ready for you to look over and purchase this Saturday and... Continue reading »
Waihi teachers joined thousands more across New Zealand and walked out of the classroom and onto the street to send a message to the government today.
Placards were the accessory of choice for the teachers and their supporters as Waihi's... Continue reading »
There'll be something for baby, something for mum, dad, the kids, him, her, and you at the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair this Sunday at the Waihi Beach Community Centre.
The Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair will be bigger and better this... Continue reading »
Waihi Drama Society President Fi Gudsall joined Brian Gentil on the Breakfast Show to update us on their latest production Bugsy Malone.
Their last two matinees this weekend are booked out, and Fi said they had just one ticket for Friday night’s... Continue reading »
With just over a week to go before Queen’s Birthday Weekend Waihi Lions member Brian Atger spoke with Brian Gentil about how the Waihi Lions Book Fair donations are coming along; and there’s still time to donate.
Drop off points are BP and Mobil in... Continue reading »
Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!
Pink Shirt Day is a national bullying prevention campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand since 2012. Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Colleen Low to get an update about the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair.
After coming up with the idea of running a craft fair 15 years ago Colleen and her friend Trish have been kept really busy dotting the i's and... Continue reading »
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner marks Privacy Week each year to promote privacy awareness and to inform people of their rights under the Privacy Act. It is also to help educate businesses, organisations and agencies of their responsibilities... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Viv Leonard from Arkwrights Antiques in Paeroa about the Steampunk Party coming up at the Karangahake Hall this Saturday night from 7 pm.
It's shaping up as a great night with a band aptly named Steam Pudding raising the... Continue reading »
Waihi College students Kane Curtis and Wikitoria Rawiri, both excellent cooks in Mrs Fitzgerald’s year 13 hospitality class at Waihi College, called in for a chat with Brian Gentil about their Pink Ribbon High Tea, a breast cancer fundraiser.
The... Continue reading »
Bob Paton has come out of retirement from teaching music at Waihi College to take on the role of Director for Waihi Drama Society’s latest production Bugsy Malone. He’s been involved in this play three times before through the years making him the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil invited Oscar and Bellamy into the Gold FM studio to talk about their roles in Waihi Drama Society’s latest production, Bugsy Malone.
With 27 youngsters taking to the Boyd Road Theatre stage when the curtain goes up on May 16 -... Continue reading »