The Coalition Government will not proceed with the Tax Working Group’s recommendation for a capital gains tax, Jacinda Ardern announced today.
“The Tax Working Group gave the Government, and the country, an opportunity to look at the fairness of our... Continue reading »
There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month.
“The most recent case, reported last night, is linked to the previous cases in the Mount Maunganui area,” says Dr Neil de Wet, Medical Officer of Health... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s National Terrorism Threat Level has moved from high to medium following review by the Combined Threat Assessment Group (CTAG) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
CTAG is an independent multi-agency group with the primary... Continue reading »
Waihi Family Doctors are having their annual Flu Vaccination Clinic for inoculations tomorrow, Wednesday 17 April. Click on our interview link below to hear more details.
Registered Nurse Kay and Practice Manager Rae called into Gold FM to give some... Continue reading »
Across the world, thousands of people are taking part in a rebellion to avert climate, ecological and human catastrophe. This begins in Aotearoa New Zealand today.
Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa New Zealand spokesperson Rowan Brooks says “It’s time... Continue reading »
Health Minister Dr David Clark has informed Waikato DHB Board that he is seriously dissatisfied with their performance and is considering the appointment of a Commissioner to replace Board members.
The Board has two weeks (until 3 May) to formally... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Steve Walters from the Coromandel Seafood Festival to get a progress report on how things are shaping up for Saturday May 4. Coromandel Area School is the venue and they’ve got more stalls than ever before, with both... Continue reading »
It was another good weekend for rugby with weather conditions ideal for running game play.
The CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union, Edmond Leahy, joined Brian Gentil with a recap of all the results, where teams are on the table and a... Continue reading »
Waihi Family Doctors are running a Flu Clinic at the Waihi Baptist Church on the corner of Kenny and Gilmour Streets this Wednesday, April 17, between 9 am and 12 pm and then between 1 pm and 4 pm.
Free to those over 65, pregnant women and those... Continue reading »
The Waihi Association Football Club men’s team met the Melville Nobs on Saturday when they played at the earlier time of 2 pm.
The 12 – 0 scoreline against them was not one Waihi wanted and will no doubt be talked about at their training sessions... Continue reading »
High pressure is the theme for the first week of the school holidays, and the lead up to Easter. This means that weather will be generally settled for most places. Much of the country is already seeing sunshine on Monday, though cloud and the odd... Continue reading »
Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Union ran through this weekend's local rugby draw with Brian Gentil.
They had tons of rugby to talk about with junior rugby into its second week, club rugby making the midway point of the second... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club to find out what's happening on the local soccer scene this weekend.
The Waihi Seniors have a home game against the Melville Knobs at Morgan Park at the... Continue reading »
Waihi residents have won their appeal against the Council's decision on the representation review and the Waihi ward is to get an extra councillor at the upcoming October 12 election. The number of councillors in the Waihi Ward will increase... Continue reading »
Volunteer surf lifeguards from Waihi Beach Lifeguard Service have been awarded with the national BP Rescue of the Month award for plucking a man from the surf who had suffered a stroke while surfing in February.
Their response in this rescue... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North called in to update the Gold FM Police File. Listen in to our podcast to hear the update.
It’s been a busy last couple of weeks for police. Beach Hop was well behaved and only a handful of arrests occurred... Continue reading »
The NZ RSA Poppy Day is this Friday, April 12. Keep an eye out for volunteers selling the iconic poppy in your patch. In return for a donation you can wear your poppy with pride.
Poppy Day has been a part of the New Zealand calendar since 1922,... Continue reading »
A mate of ours with huge experience in media advertising, both radio and newspaper, has this to say about buying a poppy in a paper:
Dodgy advertising practices. If you wish to advertise never waste your money buying a poppy, daffodil etc with your... Continue reading »
Saturday saw a good crowd turn up to enjoy Waihi Rugby clubs supporters and sponsors day. They witnessed two entertaining games of rugby with Waihi hosting COBRAS in both senior games.
In the early game the unbeaten Senior B side maintained their... Continue reading »
There were some great games played across the weekend in the Senior A and B Thames Valley Rugby Competition and Edmond Leahy, CEO of the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union covered all the results.
Edmond also went through Week 8 of the Super Rugby,... Continue reading »