As New Zealand and Australia remember the men and women killed in war, and honour returned servicemen and women, we’re also saluting animals for their role serving alongside Anzacs.
Most people are unaware that as well as the traditional... Continue reading »
Police are seeking the public’s help to locate 62-year-old Gordon Nicholson.
He was last seen at Whiritoa Beach on Tuesday 23 April, possibly heading to a blow hole near the south end of the beach.
Gordon was wearing tramping boots, shorts and... Continue reading »
April 25th – the day ANZAC heroes are remembered for their sacrifices and their commitment to uphold liberty at all costs.
We remember and express our gratitude to those who selflessly risked their lives for the common good.And for believing that... Continue reading »
Posted 24 April 2019
by Gold FM
Media Release: Coromandel MP Scott Simpson
Selfish and short-sighted is how Coromandel MP Scott Simpson has labelled crayfish poachers who have been raiding the Cathedral Cove marine reserve.
“These people taking crayfish illegally are low-lifes. It’s a well-known ‘no take’ marine reserve.
... Continue reading »
Posted 24 April 2019
by Gold FM
Media Release: Medical Officer of Health for Toi Te Ora Public Health
Since last week, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten.
“The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported cases of... Continue reading »
Police have arrested a 39-year-old man following the death of 17-month old Sadie-Leigh Gardner.
Sadie-Leigh was taken to Auckland’s Starship Hospital from Tauranga with serious head injuries following an incident on 27 March 2019.
She sadly died on... Continue reading »
Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino have now been lifted.
While river levels remain low, water usage has dropped significantly over the last few weeks, and we’re now out of the woods.
A big thank you from Hauraki District Council to all... Continue reading »
The Westpac 1 Rescue helicopter flew nine missions between last Thursday and yesterday.
Crew was tasked by Police to the Pinnacles Hut at 10.08 am Easter Saturday morning to assist with the search and rescue (SAR) of a male patient in his 20’s who... Continue reading »
After a wet finish to Easter for most, the weather is improving heading into the short working week, with plenty of settled weather for dawn services around the country.
The rain bearing front and associated low pressure system will move away to the... Continue reading »
Both the men’s and women’s Waihi Association Football Club sides had the Easter Weekend off.
Listen in to our podcast as Brent Willoughby tells us why and also runs through all the English Premier League games across the long weekend.
Liverpool is... Continue reading »
Berys Daly from the Waihi Art Centre and Museum came into Gold FM’s on-air studio on Thursday morning with an update on their Nambassa Revisited – 40 Years On Exhibition.
In 1979 75,000 people headed to Golden Valley on the outskirts of Waihi for... Continue reading »
Motorists travelling across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region for Easter are urged to drive to the conditions and plan ahead before leaving home.
This year Easter Monday, Anzac Day and school holidays all fall in the same week, which means it’s... Continue reading »
A ridge of high-pressure which has been dominating Aotearoa this week is set to give way to a front this Easter weekend.
MetService is forecasting a front to reach the South Island tomorrow before moving northwards towards the North Island late... Continue reading »
There’s plenty of rugby on this weekend with the Senior A Thames Valley Rugby Competition on. The Senior B competition has a break over the Easter Weekend.
CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, Edmond Leahy, caught up with Brian Gentil to... Continue reading »
Mmm...we'll be taste testing Waihi Beach Bakery Hot Cross Buns this weekend.
Murray the baker delivered a box of deliciousness this morning. He's even baked up a chocolate version and said they're selling like hot cakes (well hot... Continue reading »
Good weather and a happy alignment of public holidays will make for a larger than usual number of visitors to the Coromandel this year says local MP Scott Simpson.
Easter is traditionally a big weekend around the region but this year we have Easter... Continue reading »
Bridge is a game that can be played at any age. It's excellent for developing concentration and problem solving skills, especially in children. It's also a very social game, so a good way to make new friends. You don't have to be a... Continue reading »
We're early with the Gold FM Football Report this week because it's Good Friday tomorrow. We almost missed Brent Willoughby from Waihi AFC calling in this morning.
Brent had important soccer business on his mind with the Champions League... Continue reading »
Due to the continuing dry conditions Hauraki District Council is still asking people to conserve water use by only using sprinkler systems on alternate days.
If your address is an odd number, only water on odd days of the month, if your address is... Continue reading »