Police executed a search warrant in relation to illegal drugs, in the Te Poi area, south of Matamata at a rural address on Friday 15 February.
Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Ambler, Waikato Eastern Area Criminal Investigations Manager, said large... Continue reading »
Police are concerned for the safety of 77-year-old John Mohi, of Maketu.
Mr Mohi, who suffers from dementia, has not been seen since the afternoon of Monday 11 February.
Police, Land SAR Volunteers and members of the community have continued to... Continue reading »
Police are searching for 77-year-old John Mohi, of Maketu, who has been missing since Monday.
The search has so far focused on the Maketu area.
But Police are concerned that Mr Mohi, also known as Johnny Moses, may have travelled outside of the... Continue reading »
Waikato Police executed search warrants relating to illegal drugs on Wednesday and uncovered stolen 100-year-old artefacts in the process.
The stolen items had been taken during a burglary of a Te Arapipi Road address last month.
Meanwhile, Police... Continue reading »
Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) is urging people to be extremely careful on beaches along the eastern coast of New Zealand this week, due to a large swell caused by a tropical cyclone out in the north eastern pacific.
SLSNZ National Lifesaving... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what jobs they were called out to over the last week. They had just two call outs, both on Waitangi Wednesday last week.
One was a medical assist; the other was to assist... Continue reading »
The arrival of a brand-new rescue helicopter at Whitianga’s Crosby Field has been welcomed by Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.
“This time last year there was a very real risk our rescue helicopter service would be withdrawn due to a proposed government... Continue reading »
Waihi Police are closing in on further burglary suspects in relation to the spike in burglary over the Christmas and New Year period.
On Saturday, February 2 a 32 year old Waihi female was arrested and charged with burglary, assault with intent to... Continue reading »
Between 3.30pm and 4.00pm on Saturday the 2nd of February 2019 four fires were lit at Waihi College and an adjoining agricultural business.
Luckily the fires were discovered before they could completely take hold but they still caused considerable... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens about the fire call outs Waihi Fire & Rescue Service has attended recently.
Fire restrictions are in place from today. From today anybody wanting to light a fire in the Hauraki District... Continue reading »
A Tauranga woman has been charged after leaving a baby in a car last week.
The baby was left unattended in a vehicle on Gravatt Road, Papamoa Beach on January 31.
A 21-year-old woman has been charged with neglect of a child and will be summonsed to... Continue reading »
It was disturbing to hear that four separate fires were deliberately lit at Waihi College on Saturday.
The Waihi Fire & Rescue responded to a call out at 4 pm on Saturday afternoon extinguishing the four fires. Police are investigating.
The... Continue reading »
The rescue helicopter flew two missions to the Coromandel area yesterday.
At 1.25 pm Westpac 1 was tasked to Whenuakite to assist a female patient in her 50’s suffering a suspected injury from a fall off a stationary trailer. The helicopter landed... Continue reading »
On Tuesday 29 January Waihi Police arrested and charged a 31 year old Waihi male in relation to two residential burglaries at Lawrence Road and Walmsey Road.
The burglaries occurred over the Christmas and new year period.
Police are following... Continue reading »
Moe Stevens, Chief Fire Officer at Waihi Fire and Rescue, caught up with Brian Gentil on Tuesday morning to go over the jobs they attended over the last week.
There were just two; one on Thursday 24 January to the far end of Franklin Rd next to DOC... Continue reading »
Eastern District Police advise all drivers to secure their vehicles following reports of thefts from cars.
Ensure vehicles, including campervans, are secured and locked, particularly at camping areas and beaches.
Take your valuables, including... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Jan Johnston from NZ Blood about their blood drive in Waihi today, Tuesday 29 January 2019. They’re looking for all blood types and are happy for people to still ring and book an appointment, or just turn up at Waihi Memorial... Continue reading »
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter had a busy Anniversary weekend with 18 missions responded to between 6.42 am Friday and 11.37 pm Monday night.
Nine calls for assistance were for medical complaints; four were associated with motor vehicles, including... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Police are keen to hear form anyone who can help with their investigations into a number of recent incidents. Read more below and listen to our podcast to hear... Continue reading »
Blood donors are special people.
If you haven’t donated blood for some time, or are a new blood donor the New Zealand Blood Service invites you to roll up your sleeve and lend an arm to give blood at the Waihi Memorial Hall on January 29 between 12... Continue reading »