It was a pleasure to welcome Jan and Franzi to the Gold FM studio today. They are both German students attending Waihi College.
Jan scored 'Brownie points' by saying he first thought about going to Australia but when he found out he could... Continue reading »
Downtown Waihi was treated to smiling faces and sweet voices singing waiata as Waihi's combined schools made their way up Seddon Street to the PumpHouse reserve for kai, waiata and korero to celebrate Matariki.
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Brian Gentil was joined by Kit Wilson in the Gold FM studio this morning. Kit had his Waihi Heritage hat on as he explained what the Pick & Shovel Men exhibition is all about.
The mobile exhibition is dedicated to the miners who left New... Continue reading »
Noana from Switzerland and Paul from Germany, along with John Keall from Waihi College, joined Brian in the studio for a Kiwi radio experience. Considering English is not their first language these international students who are attending Waihi... Continue reading »
We learnt a little bit about Switzerland and China in the Gold FM Breakfast Show this morning.
Brian was joined in the studio by Dario from Switzerland, Jenny from China and passionate advocate for international educational opportunities, John... Continue reading »
Waihi RSA Fishing Club is holding a kids fishing competition on Sunday, May 28.
Entry forms are available at the Waihi RSA and at Waihi Sport & Cycles on Seddon Street. It's $5 to enter and there are plenty of chances for the kids to take... Continue reading »
It was a pleasure to welcome two international students, along with their chaperone to Gold FM's Breakfast Show today.
John Keall has had a lot to do with international student programmes and he approached us to see whether students could... Continue reading »
Gear up for the ‘Reel Fun’ Kids Fishing Competition on Sunday, May 28 with Waihi Sports and Cycles in Seddon St.
Schnapper, Kahawai and Trevally are feeding in the harbour so Waihi Sports & Cycles has put together some great packages so you can... Continue reading »
Youth INtact team-HAURAKI will be holding TWO official launches for their services soon.
Turaukawa Bartlett called in to chat with Brian Gentil about the services offered and to talk about the launches in Whitianga on May 10 between 2.15 and 4 pm,... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Mike Smith from the Waihi Lions into the Gold FM studio to find out more about the Good Food Revolution event happening at the Waihi Memorial Hall on May 13th.
It's going to be a busy day at the Waihi Memorial Hall with... Continue reading »
All local Waihi area schools will be closed tomorrow due to the expected weather event. Parents are advised to make arrangements to keep their children at home. Stay safe, stay warm and stay dry.
Schools include: Waihi Beach School Waimata School... Continue reading »
2017 Waihi College Athletics by Rachael Hall
With a delayed start due to weather the Championship was held on Friday 3rd March in beautiful sunshine. It was great to see the senior students out in force wearing their house colours and competing for... Continue reading »
Scout Group Leader Paul Boggiss says they had a fantastic day on Saturday with 350 people on the slides, and in the mud, and another 200 or so enjoying a fun family day.
Although the cool breeze may have caused a few shivers, most stayed and... Continue reading »
An opportunist thief is thought to have been responsible for taking 22 Chromebook computers from Karangahake School.
There was no sign of a break-in after the Chromebooks were discovered missing when staff returned to school after spending time... Continue reading »
Waihitians have eagerly joined the painting, hiding and finding rocks around town trend as rock hunting takes off locally.
Groups and painted rocks have popped up all over the country including in Whangamata, Taupo, Christchurch, Hamilton,... Continue reading »
NCEA Results Out Now
The nervous wait is over for students as NCEA exam results are available online after being released at 7 am today.
Students can check their results online at www.nzqa.govt.nz
That’s if the website doesn’t fall over due to the... Continue reading »
If you received one of the popular inflatable loungers that were a hot gift for Christmas it might pay to resist the urge to use them in or near water.
Australian Consumer Protection is warning owners they could pose a drowning risk after two near... Continue reading »
The Coromandel Kauri Dieback Forum works to educate locals and visitors about the risks of kauri dieback and how to avoid spreading the disease. Anyone considering taking a bush walk in one of the Coromandel’s many forests, parks and reserves is... Continue reading »
Sadly, family violence is still a problem here in New Zealand, and the Waihi and Waihi Beach community are working together to address the issue locally.
Building on the national It’s Not Ok campaign, Waihi and Waihi Beach now have 18 local trained... Continue reading »
Paeroa College is celebrating the success of their Year 11 students.
All 56 Year 11 Paeroa College students have achieved at least 80 credits in NCEA internal assessments gaining them a pass in NCEA Level 1.
With exam results still to come - Year... Continue reading »