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P - Is For Positive Education

Posted 23 September 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Despite the rain and a road crash south of Paeroa delaying the Police presentation team, a good crowd turned out for the public meeting to inform Waihi locals about P – Methamphetamine on Wednesday night. The meeting was organised and supported by...
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Waimata School Celebrates 100 Years

Posted 8 September 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Waimata School is 100 years old this year! A Centenary Committee has been formed and is busy brushing off the welcome mat and inviting all past and present staff and pupils to join them for Labour Weekend celebrations. The festivities start on...
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Minister of Education Visits Thames & Paeroa

Posted 12 August 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Hekia Parata, Minister of Education, has been on a whirlwind tour of the Thames and Paeroa area.  She had a busy schedule, starting off with a visit to Thames High School this morning.  From there she met with local women at St James Union Parish in...
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Running man

Waimata School Takes Up the Challenge

Posted 16 May 2016 by Gold FM in Education

A new dance trend that is sweeping the Internet has arrived in Waihi.  Waimata School teachers and students have shown they can 'bust the moves' with the best of them. The trend, known as'The Running Man Challenge,' was started...
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Morrinsville Measles Scare Shuts College

Posted 16 May 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Morrinsville College will be shut today following a measles scare. Morrinsville parents are backing a move to ban unvaccinated students and staff from the college following a measles scare. Waikato Medical Officer of Health Richard Wall made the...
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Rural skills course

Free Rural Skills Course On Offer

Posted 27 January 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Register For Free Agricultural Training - Friday January 29 Waihi Police Community Constable Harley North is working with Agriculture New Zealand to help a range of people from school leavers to older students to register for an 8 month Rural Skills...
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Waihi College

WAIHI COLLEGE Starting Dates 2016

Posted 18 January 2016 by Gold FM in Education

Uniform Sales At Waihi College Wednesday 20 January 10am – 4pmThursday 21 January 4 – 7pmFriday 22 January 10am – 1pm College Starts 2nd February (Tuesday)All Year 11 students to participate in 1st Aid Training - Assemble in the Hall)All Year 13...
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NCEA

NCEA Results Available Online Today

Posted 13 January 2016 by Gold FM in Education

The wait is over for nervous students waiting for NCEA marks as results became available on the NZQA website shortly after 7 this morning. In previous years the NZQA website has crashed as thousands logged on all at once to check their results....
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Getting Google Eyed At Waihi East

Posted 26 November 2015 by Gold FM in Education

Waihi East School students got Google eyed at school yesterday when they were introduced to Google Cardboard. Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a fold-out cardboard mount for a mobile phone. It is...
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Waihi College

High Spirits at Waihi College

Posted 5 November 2015 by Gold FM in Education and Podcasts

Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane this morning. It's been another busy year for the college and there's been some high jinx with Year 13 students pranking the school today. One teacher's classroom is a...
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Arama Mia Briar

To Market To Market To Fundraise!

Posted 5 November 2015 by Gold FM in Education and Podcasts

We had the pleasure of having Arama and Mia, students from Waihi East School accompanied by Deputy Principal Briar Frew from Waihi East School in the Gold FM studio today. Students, staff and parents at the school have been inspired by life saving...
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LifePods Keep Little Hearts Beating

Posted 3 November 2015 by Gold FM in Education

Is your business able to sponsor a stall at the Waihi East School Twilight Market on Thursday, November the 19th? It's $50 and your name will be displayed at the stall. Are you able to donate goods suitable for prizes in raffles or for silent...
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Twilight Market

Waihi East School Twilight Market For LifePods

Posted 3 November 2015 by Gold FM in Education

Waihi East School is holding a ‘good old fashioned’ Twilight Market to raise funds for three LifePods the children at Waihi East School want to send to Fiji, Tonga and Samoa. The life saving LifePods have been developed by kiwi scientist, inventor...
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Aims Cross Country

Waihi College Students AIMing High

Posted 5 October 2015 by Gold FM in Education and Sports

The NZCT AIMS Games is held every year in Mt Maunganui and sees over 8000 Year 7 and 8 students represent their 261 schools in 19 sporting codes. Waihi College has attended the games for a number of years and this year 65 students participated. It...
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