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Cold front forecast for the weekend

Posted 4 October 2019 by Gold FM in Weather and Road info

MetService is forecasting that a cold front will move up the country over the weekend, with more changeable Spring weather expected for the second week of the school holidays. MetService Meteorologist April Clark says, “As southerlies gradually turn...
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Strong Wind Watch today

Posted 1 October 2019 by Gold FM in Weather and Road info

A Strong Wind Watch is in place for Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty west of Papamoa, Waikato, Waitomo and Taranaki north of the mountain. Southwest winds may approach severe gale in exposed places for 8 hours from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm Wednesday.
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Cold Blast Coming This Week - MetService

Posted 29 September 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: MetService

Cold winds, periods of rain, hail, and inland snow over the South Island are on the cards for New Zealand during the first half of this week.The Desert Road in the North Island is also likely to see some snow on Tuesday and late Wednesday. “This...
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Weather change fronting up

Posted 23 September 2019 by Gold FM in Weather and Road info

After a week of settled weather over Aotearoa we head into the start of this week with a change to more Spring-like conditions. MetService meteorologist Andy Best comments, “An active cold front moving up the South Island today is forecast to...
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TCDC Update

Posted 13 September 2019 by Gold FM in Council Matters,Weather and Road info

After a commendable effort from Higgins the slip site on SH25 just south of Cemetery Rd, Kuaotunu re-opened to light traffic under stop/go control from 5:30pm yesterday. Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling Coromandel roads this...
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TCDC local roads update

Posted 11 September 2019 by Gold FM in Council Matters,Weather and Road info

Following yesterday's weather bomb Thames Coromandel council roads are now open with Blackjack Road, in the Kuaotunu Village open, but restricted to one lane in places as there are slips. Contractors are on site today working to restore it to...
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NZTA crews clearing roads

Posted 10 September 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release,Weather and Road info

NZ Transport Agency Waikato System Manager Karen Boyt says the Coromandel Peninsula, particularly the eastern side had over 200mm of rain fall last night and the worst hit communities of Whitianga, Hikuai and Kuaotuna are currently isolated. “Our...
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