Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley RFU caught up with Brian Gentil to talk about all the rugby on this weekend. From the Thames Valley Development team and Swamp Foxes game against Wairarapa Bush in Masterton to all the games nationally - they... Continue reading »
SH2-Karangahake Gorge will be closed next Wednesday night, 5 September, while contractors blast some overhanging rock.
The route between Waihi and Paeroa will be closed from 9 pm until work is completed – which may be several hours. Alternative... Continue reading »
“The heavy rain over the northeast corner of New Zealand is set to continue today as a slow-moving front lingers, before slowly moving off to the east in the evening”, says MetService meteorologist Mark Bowe. “MetService has extended its Severe... Continue reading »
Waihi Councillor Max McLean bucked the trend to go with the flow and vote for the status quo for his district’s representation review yesterday.
Despite Mayor John Tregidga telling him he’d changed his mind at Hauraki District Council’s meeting... Continue reading »
OceanaGold's new Martha Project has been publicly notified and community feedback via written submissions close at 4.30 pm on Friday 14 September 2018. Kit Wilson, Senior Community Advisor for OceanaGold called in to answer some... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. His crime prevention advice at the end of his report this week relates to methamphetamine and how communities can work with police to reduce methamphetamine harm. Listen in to the... Continue reading »
It was another busy weekend of rugby with the Thames Valley Swampfoxes kicking off their Heartland Competition season with a home game against West Coast. It was so close, but unfortunately, they lost by two points.
Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby reported in on Waihi Football Association’s home game against St Paul Collegiate which Waihi won 3 – 1. This put them at the top of the table temporarily as other results hadn’t been registered.
The Waihi side has scored 56 goals... Continue reading »
Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki launched a campaign to stop mining on conservation land by holding a protest rally at Parakiwai Quarry Rd, Whangamata last Saturday.The rally was held in an area that OceanaGold is exploring for gold... Continue reading »
The public is being asked for feedback on new Government proposals aimed at making life better for renters, housing and urban development.
“Our tenancy laws are antiquated and don’t reflect the fact that renting is now a long-term reality for many... Continue reading »
The Great Kererū Count is NZ’s biggest citizen science project. The project is all about community participation through citizen science. Citizen science is the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the general... Continue reading »
NZ Police have released the following statement on behalf of the family of Lauren "Kimi" Worrell, who died on 19 August 2018 at Castle Rock.
Lauren “Kimi” Worrell was a 28-year-old American living in Auckland.She'd just finished her... Continue reading »
Thames Valley CEO Edmond Leahy reported in on rugby local, regional, national and international this weekend.
Every age and category is playing this weekend and the girls start off tonight at Paeroa Domain at 6 pm with the Thames Valley U16's... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby, President of the Waihi Association Football Club reported in on the home game happening against St Paul's Collegiate tomorrow. One of St Paul's players is a former striker for New Zealand and can hit the ball very hard,... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Merv Lauder from Waihi Grey Power into the studio for a chat about the the event they are holding about the rescue helicopter service tomorrow morning.
Anyone interested in finding out more about proposed changes to New... Continue reading »
Waihi Beach School's Over the Top Fun Run returns on Saturday, 22nd September.This fun run and walk has 3 options for all ages and abilities, and makes the most of the beautiful Waihi coastline and spectacular views.
3km Run/Walk. Along... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Beach Community Board Chair Allan Sole about the representation review happening at the Western Bay of Plenty District Council.
Western Bay has suggested an option that is not going down well with some locals and in... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. Pigs can't fly but they can ham it up and leg it for a pig out as Bess, the wayward porker from last week's Police File proved again this week. Read more about Bess's... Continue reading »
On Wednesday, August 15 Hauraki District Council heard from those who wished to speak to submissions they made about the 2018 Representation Review.
Most written submissions received (84.5%), opposed the council’s initial proposal on 27 June 2018,... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s rescue helicopters provide a vital safety net for our communities. There are some rescue or recovery scenarios that simply can’t be undertaken unless a helicopter is used.
This year the National Ambulance Sector Office (NASO) - which... Continue reading »