On Tuesday 29 January Waihi Police arrested and charged a 31 year old Waihi male in relation to two residential burglaries at Lawrence Road and Walmsey Road.
The burglaries occurred over the Christmas and new year period.
Police are following... Continue reading »
Moe Stevens, Chief Fire Officer at Waihi Fire and Rescue, caught up with Brian Gentil on Tuesday morning to go over the jobs they attended over the last week.
There were just two; one on Thursday 24 January to the far end of Franklin Rd next to DOC... Continue reading »
Eastern District Police advise all drivers to secure their vehicles following reports of thefts from cars.
Ensure vehicles, including campervans, are secured and locked, particularly at camping areas and beaches.
Take your valuables, including... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Jan Johnston from NZ Blood about their blood drive in Waihi today, Tuesday 29 January 2019. They’re looking for all blood types and are happy for people to still ring and book an appointment, or just turn up at Waihi Memorial... Continue reading »
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter had a busy Anniversary weekend with 18 missions responded to between 6.42 am Friday and 11.37 pm Monday night.
Nine calls for assistance were for medical complaints; four were associated with motor vehicles, including... Continue reading »
With a long weekend this weekend locals and visitors will be heading into the reserves and bush around the Coromandel to enjoy our GREAT outdoors.
Vivienne McLean is hoping everyone who visits areas where kauri trees grow will take a few simple... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Piers Harrison, a food safety specialist advisor for the Ministry of Primary Industries, (MPI) about the toxic shellfish alert put out this week. The affected shellfish warning in our area goes from Te Ororoa Point, just north... Continue reading »
After an SPCA prosecution, a 24 year old Tauranga man has been jailed for neglecting his two Staffordshire bull terriers dogs. Louis Delves pleaded guilty to four animal welfare charges and was sentenced to four-and-a-half months in prison at... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Rangipehi Honey about the Hauraki Waka Ama Club, which is based at Bowentown, to find out what waka ama is all about and to hear how they did and how members of the club are feeling after competing in the 2019 Waka Ama Sprint... Continue reading »
The Ministry for Primary Industries today issued a public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Bay of Plenty / Waikato region from Te Ororoa Point, just north of Tairua, down to Bowentown Heads but not including Tauranga Harbour. PSP... Continue reading »
Motorists are being reminded to plan ahead this anniversary weekend as the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regions are hosting a large number of public events.
Bay of Plenty Systems Manager Rob Campbell says there will be a lot of people travelling on our... Continue reading »
Senior Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week. Police are keen to hear form anyone who can help with their investigations into a number of recent incidents. Read more below and listen to our podcast to hear... Continue reading »
Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki says it will be peacefully protecting places like Opoutere and Pauanui from toxic mining activity now that OceanaGold has applied for an extension to the duration of an exploration permit which covers 1490 hectares... Continue reading »
A hot weekend in store, many places will hit 30°C on Sunday
A ridge of high pressure builds over New Zealand during Friday, meaning largely settled conditions for much of the country, however Metservice is forecasting a trough to linger over the... Continue reading »
Blood donors are special people.
If you haven’t donated blood for some time, or are a new blood donor the New Zealand Blood Service invites you to roll up your sleeve and lend an arm to give blood at the Waihi Memorial Hall on January 29 between 12... Continue reading »
Firefighters rushed to a fire at the Te Pare Point Pa Reserve, Hahei at about 10.50 yesterday morning.
The fire was described as covering about half a hectare before being brought under control and dampened down.
A reported drone sighting near the... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens on the Gold FM Fire Call Out on Monday morning about the calls Waihi Fire Service and Rescue have had across the last week. They attended three jobs.
Last Monday night (14/1) they had a medical... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson from OceanaGold called into the Gold FM studio for a chat about local operations.
Brian Gentil asked: Where are you up to with the Project Martha consent?
What happens now?
Maps in the East Ender show a tunnel under the south wall of... Continue reading »
The Westpac 2 Rescue Helicopter had a busy afternoon yesterday.
At 12.39 pm crew responded to a call for assistance from Hikutaia. A man in his 50’s suffered multiple injuries when his road bike collided with a woman on a farm bike.The man fell into... Continue reading »