Edmond Leahy, CEO with the Thames Valley Rugby Football Union joined Brian Gentil with another update of the Thames Valley and Super Rugby games happening around our region this weekend. The pitch is likely to be a bit damp this weekend and have a... Continue reading »
In the first 5 months of 2019, 39 people died on Bay of Plenty roads, with numerous others seriously injured, resulting in families and friends having to endure immeasurable and unnecessary heartache and suffering.
“Police talk a lot about road... Continue reading »
Brent Willoughby joined Brian Gentil to fill him in on the local and not so local football happening this weekend. There's plenty happening at the college while the juniors have a weekend off because of the long weekend.
The first XI boys and... Continue reading »
The Waihi Memorial Hall is a hive of activity as a 'pride' of Waihi Lions transport, unpack, stack, sort and catalogue a library of books, CDs, DVDs, games and complete jigsaws ready for you to look over and purchase this Saturday and... Continue reading »
A cold snap is forecast to spread over the country on Saturday, which is perfectly timed for the change in season. Although MetService is forecasting a lot of severe weather for parts of New Zealand between now and Monday, Queens’ Birthday is... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold is at the Minerals Forum in Dunedin where a bit of a fracas erupted yesterday when protesters concerned about the coal industry barricaded the door to stop people entering until police intervened. Brian Gentil asked Kit... Continue reading »
Waihi teachers joined thousands more across New Zealand and walked out of the classroom and onto the street to send a message to the government today.
Placards were the accessory of choice for the teachers and their supporters as Waihi's... Continue reading »
Waihi Fire & Rescue Service has a brand new fire appliance. This one has a bit more than bells and whistles with about 12 computers on board.
Waihi Fire Service & Rescue took possession of their new appliance late last week after it had been... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File with Brian Gentil this week. Make sure you click our podcast link to listen in to the full details.
Monday 20 May Police received several burglary reports from over the weekend... Continue reading »
Drum roll please. Our ‘Gold Award’ 🏆 this week goes to Will Connolly AKA EggBoy, the teenager who took offence so took an egg and cracked it on the head of Australian Senator Fraser Anning’s head.
While we don’t condone egging anyone we do applaud... Continue reading »
There'll be something for baby, something for mum, dad, the kids, him, her, and you at the Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair this Sunday at the Waihi Beach Community Centre.
The Waihi Beach Art & Craft Fair will be bigger and better this... Continue reading »
A single vehicle crash closed Awaiti Road near Paeroa at 10.20 am today.
The Police Media Centre said indications are a person sustained serious injuries.
Emergency services attended the crash, including a helicopter which was called to assist. Continue reading »
'Moving Day' is this Saturday (1 June), signalling the season when many sharemilkers are on the move, and farmers are shifting stock to winter grazing pasture.
With the presence of Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) in New Zealand, farmers should... Continue reading »
Dubbed the 'MegaStrike', about 50,000 primary, intermediate and secondary school teachers will swap their classrooms for a march tomorrow as they protest chronic underfunding of education over the last decade which they believe has left... Continue reading »
As Autumn comes to a close, so does the generally settled weather over New Zealand.
A warning for heavy rain has already been issued for the southwest of the South Island, the first of many expected to be issued this week as series of fronts move... Continue reading »
Waihi Fire and Rescue’s new fire engine is getting a good workout after arriving just last Thursday.
There were six call outs starting last Thursday, 23 May, to SH 2 near Woodlands Rd just south of Waihi to a motor vehicle crash between two cars. ... Continue reading »
A 21 year old Paeroa man plead guilty to dangerous driving, injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and four charges of injuring with reckless disregard for safety when he appeared before Justice Sally Fitzgerald in the High Court at... Continue reading »
How disappointing to read MP Scott Simpson’s recently published anti mining philosophy letter. When we needed someone to support the continuation of gold mining in Waihi based on hard facts, the truth and good science we instead got a political... Continue reading »
It was another great weekend’s worth of rugby in good conditions, and Edmond Leahy, the CEO with the Thames Valley RFU joined Brian Gentil with highlights and all the results of the Senior A and Senior B Thames Valley competition.
They also covered... Continue reading »
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust attended 10 call outs between 3 am Friday morning and lunchtime yesterday.
The early Friday morning call was to East Tamaki to assist two patients, both suffering multiple stab wounds to the chest and who were... Continue reading »