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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Small goods manufacturer Hellers has been fined almost $40,000 and ordered to pay a total of $15,000 to 3 children who had moderate to severe allergic reactions after consuming mispackaged Sizzlers sausages.
The children became sick after an... 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 »
With a long weekend this weekend locals and visitors will be heading into the reserves and bush around the Coromandel to enjoy our GREAT outdoors.
Vivienne McLean is hoping everyone who visits areas where kauri trees grow will take a few simple... Continue reading »
The Ministry for Primary Industries today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Bay of Plenty / Waikato region from Te Ororoa Point, just north of Tairua, down to Bowentown Heads but not including Tauranga Harbour. PSP... Continue reading »
It's time to stop the violence whanau - let's embrace each other with love! If you or anyone you know needs support, remember: It is ok to ask for help!
For more info visit the website areyouok.org.nz or phone 0800 456 450.
That's the... Continue reading »
The simple steps you take to clean your gear will help protect our kauri forests and could mean the difference between the ultimate survival and extinction of this iconic species.
That’s a message the Kauri 2000 Trust hopes everyone visiting... Continue reading »
Police Minister Stuart Nash has extended his sympathies to the families and friends of the 380 people who died in vehicle accidents during 2018.
Mr Nash has confirmed the provisional number of road deaths for 2018 has exceeded the annual toll for... Continue reading »
Waikato Regional Council’s coastal scientists say water quality at Coromandel beaches it monitors is generally good for swimming, but caution is urged following heavy rain.
The Regional Council is in the third year of its reactivated water quality... Continue reading »
As Kiwis head out in droves to enjoy New Zealand's beaches, rivers, lakes, swimming pools and other water spots this Christmas season Surf Life Saving New Zealand, Coastguard and Water Safety New Zealand are urging people to think about water... Continue reading »
Alyshea Tuhakaraina and Hemi Keelan called into the Gold FM studio to chat with Brian Gentil about their roles as It’s Not OK Champions.
They are both parents and both passionate about spreading the important message of looking after our tamariki... Continue reading »
Vivienne McLean, a member of the Kauri 2000 Trust, spoke with Brian Gentil about the current situation with Kauri Dieback around the Coromandel region.
How bad is it in our region?
Find out what this incurable disease is, how it’s spread and what... Continue reading »
Three 'Young' girls from Waikino School received a special award at their school assembly yesterday. Zara, Asha and Lexie Young have been working hard to raise awareness about lung cancer and some of the misconceptions about it since their... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Thames Coromandel Thames Ward Councillor and Waikato Health Board Member Sally Christie on Tuesday morning, who reminded us to be prepared with medication and prescriptions over the holiday break.
Sally also mentioned... Continue reading »