A man has died after the ute he was driving rolled on a farm in Coromandel overnight.
Police were called to the farm about midnight after the man failed to return home as usual.
He was found trapped beneath the vehicle about 2.35 am.
There were no... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File. It's been a very busy week for police with everything from concerns regarding door to door salespeople, a stolen bikini, vehicle incidents, drink driving, burglary,... Continue reading »
It was a busy week for the Waihi Fire and Rescue Service, not just with call-outs but also with their Awards Night on Saturday night.
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens caught up with Brian Gentil and they touched base on the fun the crew had at the GO... Continue reading »
Police have had a busy week. Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File. Stolen plants, a hit and run, Crate Day chaos, fights at Waihi Beach, motor vehicle incidents, a major landslide, burglaries, cannabis and more... Continue reading »
One person has died after a crash on the Kopu-Hikuai Road around midday today.
A truck went off the road and down a bank about 3km from Kopu.
The driver and sole occupant was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road will be closed for a number of... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast to hear Harley talking about the work police have doing recently.
Here's a summary:Tuesday 20 NovemberA 49 year old Waihi male was lucky... Continue reading »
Emergency services are currently attending a serious crash at the intersection of SH2 and Plummers Point Road.
The two-vehicle crash was reported at around 11.50am.
One person is in a serious condition.
As a result the intersection is closed and... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast to hear what Harley had to say. Here's a summary:
Tuesday 13 November A 63 year old Bowentown male was arrested for breach of bail. The male is... Continue reading »
Today, 19 November is the 8th anniversary of the day an explosion in the Pike River mine trapped 29 workers inside the mine.
Rescuers delayed entering the mine, due to the risk of another explosion. On 24 November, a second explosion occurred and a... Continue reading »
Wednesday 7 NovemberA male was disturbed by a member of the public after exiting a commercial property at Clarke Street. The alarm system activated at the scene. He is described as 6ft, Caucasian, wearing a red and black backpack. Police would like... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast to hear the full details and the good advice Harley shared about protecting yourself against dishonesty offenders.
Here's a summary:
Tuesday 30... Continue reading »
Gold FM’s Fire Call Out with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens covered the two call-outs over the last week.
One last Monday afternoon was to a motor vehicle accident where a ute and a cyclist collided at Waihi Beach. And the other call out on Sunday... Continue reading »
Police are appealing for sightings of missing Hamilton man Christopher Huxtable.
He was last seen on the morning of Monday 29th October. He dropped his daughter at school in Hamilton and hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
This is out of... Continue reading »
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the deployment of a Police dog to apprehend a female passenger was an excessive use of force. The female received substantial injuries to her right arm and was hospitalised for three days.
On... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North called into the Gold FM studios to update us on police work. Harley and Brian Gentil talked about the importance of the four-second rule, following distances and the cameras at Waikino snapping a lot of speeding... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Listen in to the podcast to hear the full details.
Tuesday 16 OctoberA shed located at a Kenny Street property was burgled overnight. Property was stolen and police are... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North called into the Gold FM studio to update the Police File this week.
Tuesday 9 October Police attended a two vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of SH2 and Campbell Road. A female driver sustained a minor... Continue reading »
Police are urgently appealing for sightings of Lauren Hamilton, 34, from Tauranga.
Lauren recently gave birth and is believed to have her newborn baby with her.
Police are extremely concerned for the welfare of Lauren and her baby.
We would like... Continue reading »
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service had a busy weekend answering 10 calls for assistance between Friday and yesterday, Sunday.
The crew travelled to Warkworth, Waiheke Island (three times for three separate incidents), Great Barrier Island,... Continue reading »
A man has died after being pulled from the water at Hot Water Beach yesterday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the scene shortly before 4 pm.
Angelo Tuyay was a member of a Tauranga Christian organisation and died when he got into... Continue reading »