There’s some great rugby being played this weekend and Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, gave us a good rundown when he caught up with Brian Gentil this morning.
He was reporting in from Paeroa Domain where he was... Continue reading »
There are a couple of college games being played on Saturday morning at Waihi College, and Steve Warren, President of Waihi AFC, covered these first up, inviting folk along to watch.
Then Steve and Brian Gentil talked about the Waihi Men with their... Continue reading »
Sara Howell, a listener and Waihi local concerned about what she believes is deterioration and lack of maintenance in Waihi spoke to us about her concerns.
She is encouraging people to stand for council to help make a positive difference for their... Continue reading »
Langley Cavers, the CEO of Hauraki District Council spoke with Brian Gentil about the council election happening later this year as nominations for Mayor and councillors close tomorrow at midday, Friday August 16.
Nominations must be in at the... Continue reading »
Jennifer Chappel has contributed to netball in the district for many years and shared some great news with Brian about the results earned by Waihi in the Thames Valley Netball Finals last Friday.
Three Waihi teams made the finals:Waihi Athletic took... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Click on our podcast link and listen to Harley and Brian discussing recent police work locally to hear the full details and read a summary below.
Tuesday 6 AugustTwo... Continue reading »
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens gave us a summary of the five call outs Waihi Fire & Rescue attended over the last week.
Last Monday, August 5th, at 9 pm they attended a house fire in Amaranth St where the people were very lucky they were awake.... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with the man on the spot across the weekend, Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer. He was in Tauranga and in the midst of it with the Under 16’s squad annihilating Bay of Plenty Country 70 – 5 in the... Continue reading »
There was plenty to talk about with Steve Warren, President of Waihi Association Football Club this week. Starting with the juniors game, Steve then covered the Waihi Men’s game away against Huntly Thistle. They had a good game but didn’t manage the... 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 »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, reported in from the Wairarapa where he attended the funeral of All Black and rugby legend Sir Brian Lochore yesterday.
Marcus covered the Under 16 rep games happening this weekend and... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Steve Warren, the President of the Waihi Association Football Club, who started with the juniors games this weekend. The Waihi Men are away playing Huntly Thistle on Saturday with kick off at 2.45 pm.
Steve said after a... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson called into the Gold FM studio for a chat about mining operations.
Last time Kit was in he talked about staff who live locally and the contribution they make to the Hauraki district economy. A listener called to say, "We are in a... 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 »
It was a busy week with eight call outs for the Waihi Fire and Rescue Service this last week.
Chief Fire officer Moe Stevens started with a medical assist last Tuesday at 11.30 pm.
On Wednesday July 31 they attended a rubbish fire where tyres were... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, caught up with Brian Gentil with all the results of the Thames Valley Senior A and B Competitions.
In the Senior A finals Cobras won the McGlinchy Cup beating Thames 25 – 23. And the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil and Steve Warren, the President of the Waihi Association Football Club, covered all the results of the games played, and one that wasn’t played, over the weekend.
First up Steve ran through the junior football results and the Waihi... Continue reading »
Greg Sheppard, General Manager and Director of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate called into Gold FM for a chat with Brian Gentil about the housing market. Greg owns Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate branches in Thames, Paeroa, Waihi Beach and Waihi and... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, about the Shaw Cup and Fleming Shield games this weekend being played in Whitianga.
Marcus touched on the Heartland team that’s just been announced. They then... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Dianne Connors about her decision to resign from her role as Thames Community Board Chair and board member.
Dianne posted her resignation to social media recently saying she believed the environment and culture that has been... Continue reading »