Successful comedian and now mental health advocate, Mike King will speak in the Waihi Memorial Hall tonight, Wednesday 5 December at 7.00 pm.
Mike is in Waihi as part of the Vital Behaviours programme run by staff at OceanaGold and called in for a... Continue reading »
Mike King, the kiwi comedian who changed his conversation from cheeky banter to get laughs to hardcore discussion about mental health, suicide and the need for a change in people’s attitudes will be having a conversation with Brian Gentil on the... 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 »
Waihi Community of Learning has been talking with the community about the future of children’s learning and thank you for your participation and valuable contribution.
Now they’d like to let you know the findings of this consultation.
Join the... Continue reading »
On 12 November 1912, striking-unionist Frederick George Evans was fatally wounded, becoming the first person to die during an industrial dispute in New Zealand. Known as 'Black Tuesday', the event led to the violent end of the Waihi... Continue reading »
Planning to set off fireworks? Please remember livestock, wildlife and animals in the vicinity when lighting fireworks.
Consider speaking to your neighbours, or leaving a note in their letterbox, so that those with pets and livestock can prepare... Continue reading »
Waihi’s Amy Magyar won the Young Legend Award at a gala dinner held at the Auckland Maritime Room on Friday 26th October. The Young Legend Award honours an outstanding volunteer aged under 18 who demonstrated remarkable leadership in their community... Continue reading »
Local MP Scott Simpson has selected Thames High School student Sam Oxford as the Coromandel representative for Youth Parliament 2019.
Applicants for the role presented a one minute video of ‘why they should be Coromandel’s next Youth MP.
“I was... Continue reading »
Western Bay of Plenty Police and Coastguard are urging boaties to be prepared, after two boats capzised on the Kaituna Bar over the last two days.
On Friday morning, a small boat with two people on board capsized on the bar.
As the Maketu... Continue reading »
A fashion show with a difference is happening outside the Waihi Memorial Hall in Seddon Street this Saturday.
Kids have been invited to have some fun and create outfits from things that are usually thrown away.
Dawn Freestone came up with the idea... Continue reading »
National Party Leader Simon Bridges says his party was pleased to pledge their support to the Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill after they put forward changes which will significantly improve the legislation.
"I’ve been working with the... Continue reading »
The Government’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill has been reported back to the House with unanimous support from the Social Service and Community Select Committee, and will now be supported by the National Party, Prime Minister and Child Poverty... Continue reading »
It was like a ray of sunshine had engulfed our studio when these gorgeous girls came for a visit this morning. Nyah Frew and Emily Croker sparkled with enthusiasm for the Waihi College Talent Quest that is happening at Waihi College tomorrow,... Continue reading »
Waihi Budgeting Service is running a free 8-week course for all ages and personal incomes.
The course will provide you with the knowledge to manage within your income.
Choose from two different times to fit with your commitments.
Night Session... Continue reading »
The search is on for an energetic, passionate young person to become the voice of Coromandel’s youth in the 2019 Youth Parliament in Wellington.
Can you see a future for yourself as an MP?
Or are you just curious about how parliament works?
Local... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Krista Harries about the upcoming Waihi Beach School Over the Top Fun Run. Krista was one of the 'originals' who came up with the idea of organising an Over the Top fundraiser for Waihi Beach School.
Open to all... Continue reading »
If you have any unwanted scrap metal you no longer want Waihi Central School is happy to take it off your hands. They're fundraising for a Northland Adventure Camp and will even send a collection team to your place to pick up your unwanted... Continue reading »
Primary teachers and principals have both voted for full day strike action today, August 15. The decision to strike is intended to send a strong message to the Government that it is time to fix the crisis in teaching.
Brian Gentil spoke to Diana... Continue reading »
Posted 14 August 2018
by Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister MP for Mt Albert Hon Chris Hipkins Minister of Education
in Media Release and Education
The Government has announced that hundreds of women working in education, who have fought for years to be paid fairly, are to get a pay rise of up to 30 percent in a historic settlement for pay equity.
The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI)... Continue reading »
Primary teachers and principals have both voted for full day strike action tomorrow, August 15.
A series of rallies are being held around the country. These are planned to be fun, family-friendly events for friends, whānau and anyone who cares about... Continue reading »