On your marks, get set…
With just over a week left before the starting gun goes off on this year’s local election race, Hauraki District candidates are slowly stepping up to the starting line.
So far, six people have confirmed they will be vying... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, reported in from the Wairarapa where he attended the funeral of All Black and rugby legend Sir Brian Lochore yesterday.
Marcus covered the Under 16 rep games happening this weekend and... Continue reading »
If you're a Spark email customer using xtramail and you've been experiencing 'issues' it's not you. Spark email is suffering outages at present.
The problem began yesterday and is expected to take between 24 and 48 hours to... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil caught up with Steve Warren, the President of the Waihi Association Football Club, who started with the juniors games this weekend. The Waihi Men are away playing Huntly Thistle on Saturday with kick off at 2.45 pm.
Steve said after a... Continue reading »
Cows wandering on SH2 near Waihi last night caused a hazard for motorists that could have been deadly according to a witness.
The Waihi siren went off twice within five minutes last night, just after dusk. Brian Gentil talked with Chief Fire Officer... Continue reading »
Kit Wilson called into the Gold FM studio for a chat about mining operations.
Last time Kit was in he talked about staff who live locally and the contribution they make to the Hauraki district economy. A listener called to say, "We are in a... Continue reading »
A road closure will be in place overnight tonight, August 7, and tomorrow night, August 8, from 8 pm to 4 am for Waikato Regional Council to test new floodgates at Paeroa prior to a public demonstration this weekend. Detours will be in place... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Nola Boldy into the Gold FM studio to talk about ArtWaikino #19 and her role as convenor of ArtWaikino.
The categories remain the same this year and the prize money for the Supreme Award has been increased to $750, thanks to... Continue reading »
It was a busy week with eight call outs for the Waihi Fire and Rescue Service this last week.
Chief Fire officer Moe Stevens started with a medical assist last Tuesday at 11.30 pm.
On Wednesday July 31 they attended a rubbish fire where tyres were... Continue reading »
Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, caught up with Brian Gentil with all the results of the Thames Valley Senior A and B Competitions.
In the Senior A finals Cobras won the McGlinchy Cup beating Thames 25 – 23. And the... Continue reading »
MetService is forecasting an unsettled week of weather, with temperatures likely to return to normal for this time of year, following the snowy weekend.
A blanket of snow has fallen to low-levels over southern New Zealand this weekend, and snow... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil and Steve Warren, the President of the Waihi Association Football Club, covered all the results of the games played, and one that wasn’t played, over the weekend.
First up Steve ran through the junior football results and the Waihi... Continue reading »
Greg Sheppard, General Manager and Director of Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate called into Gold FM for a chat with Brian Gentil about the housing market. Greg owns Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate branches in Thames, Paeroa, Waihi Beach and Waihi and... Continue reading »
Innovative electronic speed signs have been activated at four Waikato intersections this week.
Acting Director of Regional Relationships Ross I’Anson says it’s great to see these speed signs up and running.
“We know these signs are effective in... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke with Marcus Howie, the Thames Valley RFU Rugby Development Officer, about the Shaw Cup and Fleming Shield games this weekend being played in Whitianga.
Marcus touched on the Heartland team that’s just been announced. They then... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Dianne Connors about her decision to resign from her role as Thames Community Board Chair and board member.
Dianne posted her resignation to social media recently saying she believed the environment and culture that has been... Continue reading »
Waikato Regional Council is holding an open day on 11 August, 9am-11am, to demonstrate how the mechanical gates work and talk about why they are so important to protect the community.
The floodgates, which fill the gap in the stopbank where State... Continue reading »
Steve Warren, the President of the Waihi Association Football Club, covered the College games and junior football club games with Brian Gentil with one team having to leave very early for their game at 8.30 am in Hamilton.
Then they turned their... Continue reading »
The 2019 Thames Valley Swampfoxes Heartland Squad has been announced.
NAME CLUBMatthew Fisher Hauraki North Rugby & Sports ClubLogan Mitchell Hauraki North Rugby & Sports ClubConnor McVerry Mercury Bay Rugby... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Council will take urgent action on climate change.
The Extinction Rebellion Waihi Group asked Council at a recent Community Services and Development Committee to declare a climate change emergency for the Hauraki District and... Continue reading »