The Waihi Association Football Club’s Men’s and Women’s sides both played Claudelands Rovers teams last weekend, one had a good win, the other played well but didn’t manage to come out on top.
Brent Willoughby said the men played well on Saturday... Continue reading »
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust provides an invaluable service across our region with helicopters and rapid response vehicles assisting at a variety of emergency situations across a huge area.
The Westpac 2 (W2) rescue helicopter was involved... Continue reading »
One person has died following a light plane crash near the north end of Coromandel Forest Park.
Police had been working with RCCNZ and LandSAR to locate the plane since last night.
It was reported overdue about 4:25pm yesterday.
The plane was... Continue reading »
Conditions are good for this weekend’s games around the Coromandel and Hauraki districts with the Thames Valley Rugby Competitions.
Edmond Leahy, the CEO with the Thames Valley RFU caught up with Brian Gentil to run through all the Senior A and B... Continue reading »
Posted 14 June 2019
by Gold FM
in Media Release and Education
Media Release: Hon Chris Hipkins - Minister of Education
PPTA and NZEI have recommended that revised offers from the Government to their members are ratified, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
The revised offers were developed at a forum held last week between the teacher unions and the... Continue reading »
The Waihi Lions Book Fair was a roaring success again this year.
Book lovers were waiting outside, eager for the doors to open on Queen’s Birthday Saturday morning, Lions member Brian Atger said.
The Waihi Memorial Hall packed with people wanting... Continue reading »
Waihi College had their annual challenge with Katikati College yesterday in a number of sports.
Brent Willoughby had the football results along with the Waihi First XI boys and girls games tomorrow, with some early starts.
Then Brian Gentil and... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Council’s elderly person housing rental fees are increasing from July 1st.
Council staff sought and received Councillors approval to increase the rental fees for 57 elderly housing units situated in Paeroa, Waihi and Ngatea.... Continue reading »
A full road closure is planned for the Karangahake Gorge from 8 pm to 5 am both on Monday 17th June and Tuesday 18th June weather permitting. Cordons will be in place between the Paeroa urban boundary and the Waihi urban boundary for essential Road... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File today. Click our podcast link to hear the full details and read on for a summary.
Tuesday 4 June Police seized three firearms from a Waihi male at a Franklin Road address after... Continue reading »
A celebration of life, love and friendship will be filling the Waihi Rugby Club this Saturday as a community throws a blanket of love around newly married locals Claire and Brad Nightingale.
Theirs is a love story tinged with sadness and wrapped... Continue reading »
There were some windy conditions and rain to contend with for some of the Thames Valley sides playing this last weekend. Listen to our podcast for highlights and results.
Edmond Leahy caught up with Brian Gentil and ran through the H G Leach Cup... Continue reading »
Whiritoa looks set to have a flash new surface on the local tennis courts thanks to the committed team driving fundraising efforts.
Tennis club members, bach owners and full time residents have been generous with contributions towards the new astro... Continue reading »
Waihi AFC Men played Huntly Thistle at home on Saturday, and Brent Willoughby reported that the final result was 8 – 0 to the visitors. He said while the score was high the Waihi side played well. Huntly turned up with a bus load of supporters which... Continue reading »
It has been over a week since the start of winter and the arrival of the wintery weather. With this shift, even during cloud free sunny days some parts of the country are only reaching maximum temperatures of 13C, so it is time for us to hunker down... Continue reading »
Look up this month if you fancy an eyeful of Jupiter. NASA reckons the biggest planet in our solar system will be at its biggest and brightest during June.
As long as the clouds and weather don't get in the way Jupiter should be clearly... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil started out wishing Moe Stevens, Chief Fire Officer with Waihi Fire and Rescue, all the best on his birthday when he spoke to him.
The Waihi Fire & Rescue Service attended two call outs this week.
The first was on Saturday at 11... Continue reading »
The rugby is heating up with the Thames Valley Tom Jordan Cup Senior A and H. G. Leach Senior B Competitions. Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley RFU joined Brian Gentil to go over the games in both the Thames Valley Competitions and they also... Continue reading »
Both the Waihi Association Football Club Men and Women have home games this weekend.
Brent Willoughby covered the men’s game on Saturday at 2.45 pm against Huntly Thistle, a team that Waihi always has a good game against. They are a couple of... Continue reading »
MP for Coromandel Scott Simpson called in for a chat with Brian Gentil.
Scott is the National Party spokesperson for workplace relations and safety. He's also party spokesperson for the environment. Scott talked about the problem with an old... Continue reading »