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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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Fro's Gotta Go Charity Head Shave

The Fro's Gotta Go!

Posted 23 September 2015 by Gold FM in Education

The Fro's Gotta Go! And so does a lot of Waihi College student's glistening hair. They're Shaving For a Cure at Waihi College tomorrow night, Thursday, September 24. Several students, along with Mr Reuben Wells, are going to allow...
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International Students

College Looking For Homes Away from Home

Posted 18 September 2015 by Gold FM in Education

Waihi College is looking for families who are interested in hosting international students, both short and long term from countries such as Germany, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Japan, China and Taiwan. Offering a home away from home to a student from...
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Waihi International Academy

Waihi College Goes International

Posted 28 July 2015 by Gold FM in Education

The Waihi International Academy was the venue for the Waihi College Ball this year. The event was a great success and college Principal Alistair Cochrane said the spectacular location and effort the staff at the academy took to make it a night to...
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Hauraki Plains College Gets the Big Tick

Posted 17 March 2015 by Gold FM in Education

Hauraki Plains College has been acknowledged by the Education Review Office for their outstanding Education Review report. Coromandel MP, Scott Simpson congratulated the Board and Staff of Hauraki Plains College on the excellent report. The...
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Waihi Academy

Formosa Cultural Festival A Great Show

Posted 2 March 2015 by Gold FM in Education

If you didn’t make it to the Formosa Cultural Experience at the Waihi Academy on Landlyst Road last Saturday you missed a great show. Driving through the gates and being in the grounds with the grand scale of the buildings is an experience in...
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Cultural Awards

Waihi College Cultural Awards 2014

Posted 19 October 2014 by Gold FM in Education

Waihi College celebrated a year of achievement in the Arts and Cultural areas of the school last Thursday. The college hall became a theatre for the night with dramatic performances and music by the Waihi College Rock Band interspersed between the...
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Waihi East School Cycleway

Waihi East School On Track

Posted 15 October 2014 by Gold FM in Education

It was a lovely day for a bicycle ride yesterday and students from Waihi East School got to get out of the classroom and onto their bikes to test the school’s brand new bike track. A cycle track has been built around the perimeter of the Waihi East...
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Spirit Days

Waihi College Gets In The Spirit!

Posted 29 September 2014 by Gold FM in Education

Waihi College Spirit Days are held for the last two days of the school term. This year the theme was dressing according to a letter of the word ‘Selfie’. Crazy costumes and whacky games are mandatory and a great way for students and teachers to let...
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The Rock Band Tour

The Rock Band Tour Rocked!

Posted 8 September 2014 by Gold FM in Education

Waihi College's Rock Band has been given the BIG thumbs up after their recent tour to Wellington. The group of young entertainers have been applauded for their performances and the way they engaged and entertained school children from Titahi...
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Back to School

First Day At College For Year 7 - Audio

Posted 29 January 2014 by Gold FM in Education

Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane reported in on how things are shaping up for the 2014 school year. Year 7 pupils were welcomed to school today. Nervous and excited students assembled in the hall to be welcomed and directed to their new...
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