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 »
The community group opposing large scale mining in Hauraki/Coromandel, Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki, is opposing the Oceana Gold application for a Judicial Review of the Minister of Land Information's decision to reject their purchase of... Continue reading »
OceanaGold has issued proceedings in the High Court seeking judicial review of the decision of the Minister for Land Information Hon. Eugenie Sage, dated 3 May, declining consent under the Overseas Investment Act to purchase 178 hectares of land... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Listen in to our podcast interview by clicking on the link for more details.
Tuesday 28 MayTwo vehicle non-injury traffic crash at SH2 Waihi near Dean Crescent... Continue reading »
An explosion that seriously injured a man in his 40's at a Te Aroha address yesterday afternoon is under investigation.
Two ambulances and the Westpac 2 rescue helicopter were sent to Te Aroha to assist a male patient suffering multiple burns... Continue reading »
With winter now starting to bite, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding pastoral livestock farmers of their animal welfare responsibilities, whether animals are kept at home or sent off-farm to graze.
“This time of year can be... Continue reading »
It was a fairly quiet week for Waihi based firefighters with just three call outs. Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens joined Brian Gentil to bring us up to date.
Last Tuesday, 28 May at 11.30 am, they were called to the scene of a car crash in Dean... Continue reading »
CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union Edmond Leahy joined Brian Gentil to run through the results of all the rugby across the long weekend. They started with a look at the Thames Valley Senior B Competition followed by the Senior A games,... Continue reading »
After much of May was dominated by settled weather, this past week has been a reminder that we were heading for Winter. With unstable westerlies dominating the lead up to the weekend, heavy rain and thunderstorms with hail affected much of the... Continue reading »
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In the first weekend that resembled winter Waihi Association Football Club Men took on Ngaruawahia away, losing 6 – 2. Brent Willoughby said... Continue reading »
The rescue chopper service that assists in our area had another busy holiday weekend over Queen's Birthday. The crews cover a huge area, is staffed full-time by a highly experienced flight crew consisting of pilots, paramedics and crewmen, and... Continue reading »
MetService are forecasting a deep low to move across the North Island on Wednesday bringing heavy rain and strong winds to the Island, and also the upper South Island.
MetService meteorologist Stephen Glassey warns: “As well as strong winds and... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists travelling this weekend across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region to plan ahead and expect changeable weather conditions.
Bay of Plenty Systems Manager Rob Campbell says this is one of the busiest weekends... Continue reading »
The Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair is celebrating 15 years this Sunday.Brian Gentil spoke to Colleen Low to get an update about the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair 2019.
After coming up with the idea of running a craft fair 15 years ago Colleen... Continue reading »
People power provided the nudge Hauraki District Council needed to keep the Ngatea Library and Service Centre in the existing council building at the current site.The decision, made by the council this week, follows extensive feedback from the... Continue reading »