The New Zealand Police Media Centre has confirmed a person was critically injured at Waihi Beach last night.
Police and ambulance responded to an incident on Seaforth Road in Waihi Beach at around 10:15 pm last night where a car hit a female... Continue reading »
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says too many New Zealanders are unaware of their rights to request information from Ministers, government agencies and Councils.
A survey of a thousand New Zealanders about our freedom of information laws, the... Continue reading »
Have you ever seen the Westpac helicopter coming in to land at Morgan Park and wondered why it's here?
Local artist Mike Morgan painted this piece called 'Rescuing the Drowning Man'. Mike said he sees the Westpac helicopter hovering... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer ran through all the games locally, regionally, nationally and overseas including the Rugby World Cup with Brian Gentil.
First up was a wrap up of the Roller Mills tournament in Cambridge... Continue reading »
MetService is forecasting that a cold front will move up the country over the weekend, with more changeable Spring weather expected for the second week of the school holidays.
MetService Meteorologist April Clark says, “As southerlies gradually turn... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club caught up with Brian Gentil about his favourite game and started with his favourite team Tottenham Hotspurs and their 7 goal loss to Bayern. Brent thought things were going along well at 2... Continue reading »
You don't have to be vegetarian to have a great day out at the Waihi Vegetarian Festival.
The Waihi Vegetarian Festival is an annual food festival where you can learn and sample the best of vegetarian & vegan cuisines. And who knows? You... Continue reading »
Police accept Independent Police Conduct Authority findings regarding officer’s conduct.
Police accepts the findings of the IPCA report into complaints of inappropriate behaviour by a Bay of Plenty officer in 2018.
The male officer was found to have... Continue reading »
Nola Boldy, the Convenor for ARTWaikino called into Gold FM to drop off tickets for the 'Meet the Artists & Judges' Wine & Cheese evening on Friday the 25th of October at Victoria Hall, Waikino. Little did she know when she walked... Continue reading »
The Pink Hammer Opens Tonight!
Brian Gentil spoke with Matthew Anderson, who plays 'Woody' in the Waihi Drama Society's new production, The Pink Hammer.
The play, directed by Geraldine Broderick opens at the Boyd Road Theatre tonight... Continue reading »
A Strong Wind Watch is in place for Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty west of Papamoa, Waikato, Waitomo and Taranaki north of the mountain.
Southwest winds may approach severe gale in exposed places for 8 hours from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm Wednesday. Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley updated the Police File this week. Click on our podcast link to hear the full report. Summary below:
Monday 23 SeptemberA male offender who threatened to kill people at Bowentown last week was arrested at a... Continue reading »
Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens brought us up to speed with the eight calls they attended over the last week.
On Monday 23 September at 9.30 am they were called out to help with a medical assist.
Then at 7.15 pm they attended a fire in a paddock on... Continue reading »
A 20-year-old woman has died following a crash that occurred in Komata, near Paeroa, on 27 September.
Police received a report of a vehicle rolling on State Highway 26 at Komata about 7.40 pm last Friday.
The woman, who was the sole occupant of the... Continue reading »
Eagle eyed Waihi Police played a role in apprehending a male described as extremely dangerous. The 62 year old, who was believed to have links to the south Auckland and Bay of Plenty areas, was wanted to arrest for alleged sexual violations and... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, ran through all the results across the weekend, starting with the Under 13’s and the Roller Mills results with Brian Gentil.
Then Marcus moved on to the Heartland Competition results,... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s largest banks will trial regional banking hubs and have agreed not to close any branches outside of main centres while the trial is under way.
The hubs will be trialled in Martinborough, Opunake, Stoke and Twizel starting early 2020.... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby from the Waihi Association Football Club caught up with Brian Gentil with an update on the Waihi Women’s tournament coming up in Tauranga.
Brent brought us up to speed with the English Premier League games played across the... Continue reading »
The National Party has confirmed Scott Simpson as its Coromandel candidate for next year’s General Election.
"I’m really looking forward to the campaign. Coromandel is the best electorate in New Zealand and it’s a great privilege to have been... Continue reading »