The Waihi Memorial RSA is looking for volunteers to sell poppies in Waihi on Poppy Day, April 12. All funds raised will be used locally.
If you can spare a little time to support Poppy Day please call or text 027 446 0375.
Volunteers around New... Continue reading »
A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held today, Friday 22 March. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced details yesterday afternoon.
The Muslim Call to Prayer at 1.30pm will be followed by a two-minute... Continue reading »
A full moon is on the rise tonight. It will be the last supermoon for 2019 for us here in the southern hemisphere.
This is the closest coincidence of a full moon with the March equinox since March 2000 – 19 years ago.
This March full moon counts as... Continue reading »
Race Relations Day, today (Thursday 21 March), provides a chance to remember the victims and survivors of the attacks in Christchurch and reflect on how we can create a more harmonious society, Pancha Narayanan, National President of Multicultural... Continue reading »
Waihi artist Mike Morgan will be in Eden this weekend ... Mt Eden that is, for the Artists In Eden gala art event.Mike will be one of about 40 recognised visual artists who will draw and paint from the Essex Road Reserve, Mt Eden from 10 am this... Continue reading »
Waihi’s Warm Up Party for Beach Hop is coming on Wednesday 27 March. There’ll be hundreds of classic cars and hot rods downtown, bands playing through town, trophies for the best classic car and hot rod, the Gold FM Drag Race at 12.30 (get your team... Continue reading »
Ngatea people power has caused the Hauraki District Council to do a U-turn on an option they decided on for the proposed Ngatea Library project.
A public meeting is being held at the Ngatea War Memorial Hall at 7 pm this Wednesday. Everyone is... Continue reading »
Doreen McLeod from Waihi Art Centre and Museum spoke with Brian Gentil about their latest exhibition, Nambassa Revisited - 40 Years On. It’s a growing display as people pull out their memorabilia to share with others who were at the three day... Continue reading »
Waihi St John Op Shop Reopens
The Waihi St John Op Shop is reopening tomorrow, Saturday, March 10.
The shop has been closed for building renovations and is now ready to sell pre-loved goods at bargain prices.
The official reopening is at 9.30 am... Continue reading »
People Power and a firm “NO!” has caused the Hauraki District Council to do a U-turn on the Ngatea Library project and re-evaluate.
The people of the Plains are unhappy with the option Hauraki District Council decided to adopt and have collected... Continue reading »
Protect Karangahake and Coromandel Watchdog are joining together to object to New Talisman mining in the Mount Karangahake area under a bulk sampling license and to send the coalition government a message that they mean business when it comes to... Continue reading »
Forty years ago the Nambassa festival attracted more than 75,000 people to Phil and Pat Hulses' 400 acre farm in Golden Valley, north of Waihi.
The Waihi Arts Centre & Museum exhibition Nambassa Revisited - 40 years On is happening until... Continue reading »
Forty years ago, January 1979, the Nambassa festival attracted more than 75,000 people to Phil and Pat Hulses' 400 acre farm in Golden Valley, north of Waihi.
Were you there? Have you got any memories or memorabilia you can share?
The Waihi... Continue reading »
The adventures continue with the Waihi Scouts Mighty Day of Mud Mania happening on Saturday, March the 2nd.
Get a mixed team of four or more 'muddy buddies' together for the 'Adventure Mud Run'. There are prizes on offer too.
The... Continue reading »
Gold FM would like to congratulate Mike King on being awarded New Zealander of the Year.Mike was in Waihi recently to talk to OceanaGold staff and the Waihi community about the need for mental health advocacy.
Mike has battled his fair share of... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Nick Enstrom to find out about the body boarding competition Nick is organising at Whiritoa Beach this Saturday.
Nick is off to compete in Hawaii at the Pipeline Challenge soon and has organised the Whiritoa Beach event... Continue reading »
All roads lead to Paeroa on Saturday February the 16th for the Paeroa Rotary V8 & Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet!
The Swap meet starts at 8am, and the Show & Shine Parade rumbles through the street at 10.
There is no pre-registration for... Continue reading »
Waihi College student Amaru Donaldson has more on his mind than school at the moment. He called into the Gold FM studio to talk to Brian Gentil about his achievements in kapahaka.
Amaru is 16 years young and tutors the Waihi College kapahaka group.... Continue reading »
This weekend is the annual Paeroa Rotary V8 & Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet at Paeroa Domain, and Brian Gentil spoke with one of the organisers, Viv Leonard, on the Breakfast Show to find out more.
There's plenty on including a swap meet,... Continue reading »
Nick Enstrom has been body boarding and surfing for more than 30 years and after a successful career in motocross within New Zealand and abroad is now looking to chase his body boarding passion.
Many New Zealand body boarders struggle to compete... Continue reading »