Preliminary results are in for the Hauraki District local election and we're pleased to report Gold FM's Brian Gentil has so far been elected to represent the Waihi Ward. Results are likely to be officially declared by October 17.
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Police are seeking information in relation to around 20 vehicle break-ins over Friday and Saturday night in and around the Thames township.
"Our team are actively working to identify those responsible but we urge the public to come forward with... Continue reading »
Fresh Coromandel Scallops and Roast Scotch Fillet on the Waikino Hotel Weekend Meal Deal Menu back by popular demand!
The Friday Meal Deals have proved so popular Chef at Waikino Hotel has decided to continue Meal Deals through Saturday and Sunday... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer to run through all the games on around the country, and a few that have been cancelled at the Rugby World Cup.
The Thames Valley Legends were first up with... Continue reading »
For bang on entertainment don't miss The Pink Hammer, by the Waihi Drama Society. There are just three more shows left at the Boyd Road Theatre in Waihi.
We'd been hearing such good reports about the set, the acting and the storyline that... Continue reading »
There was plenty of football news to talk about with Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club when he caught up with Brian Gentil on Friday morning.
Starting with the Phoenix Football side getting their season underway on Sunday... Continue reading »
A BIG thumbs up and thanks to Waihi Beach RSA Executive and Members for the generous donation of their surplus van to Waihi Beach School. What a great gesture!
Photo: Waihi Beach RSA President Stu Brown, Club Manager Bob Firth hand over the keys to... Continue reading »
Waikato District Command Centre Shift Manager, Senior Sergeant Wayne Shanks has updated the situation regarding yesterdays report of a young girl alone in bush near Waikino.
Police received information yesterday that a young girl had been seen... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson joined Brian Gentil in the studio for a catch up about local mining operations.
A rather large blast recently raised a few questions. Kit explained why a bigger than usual blast - 7.9mm registered and caused a few concerns. He explained... Continue reading »
Waihi Drama Society's latest production, The Pink Hammer, is getting a great response from audiences.
Jaun Fisher and Terry King called in to talk to Brian Gentil about the audience reaction, the set, the cast and to remind people not to miss... Continue reading »
New applications from mining company OceanaGold to purchase land in Waihi for new tailings ponds associated with its gold mines have been approved.
Minister of Finance Grant Robertson and Associate Minister of Finance David Parker considered the... Continue reading »
Search and Rescue personel seeking to locate a girl said to be alone and limping about an hour into the Waitawheta track near Waikino have stood down for the night.
A member of the public raised concern about the girl being alone and possibly... Continue reading »
Police are investigating the death of a 29-year-old Tauranga man in the Tauranga Harbour entrance on the morning of Saturday 5 October.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have entered or exited Tauranga by boat between midnight Friday 4... Continue reading »
OceanaGold welcomes approval under the Overseas Investment Act of its application to purchase 178 hectares of farm land south of Waihi, which would provide additional tailings storage as part of a planned extension of the life of the Waihi Gold... Continue reading »
Today, October 7 is World Day of Bullying Prevention
It’s difficult to be the subject of a negative rumour, particularly one that has no basis in reality.
You can’t always control what other people say about you, but you can control how you... Continue reading »
It was a busy rugby report from Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, who ran through all the results across the weekend.
Brian Gentil and Marcus started out with the curtain raiser for the main game last Saturday at Paeroa... Continue reading »
MetService forecasted changeable weather this past week. There were a few fronts which brought severe weather to start the school holidays, the west to southwest wind regime brought cold temperatures, snow to 300 metres, thunderstorms with hail and... Continue reading »
We heard from Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club with all the football results across the weekend starting with the English Premier League games.
Liverpool had a good win, thanks to a stoppage-time James Milner penalty in the... Continue reading »
October 7 is World Habitat Day.
When we hear the word habitat, we often think of places like the rainforest and broad open forests, the places that wild animals live and that are all too often endangered.Rarely do we consider that we ourselves are... Continue reading »
Local Government New Zealand is urging anyone who hasn’t received voting papers in the mail to pop into their local council office or contact their local electoral officer to make a special vote in their local elections.
“If you haven’t received... Continue reading »